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Macleod of Lewis Tartan Kilt Outfit is a traditional Scottish Highland kilt made of 8 yards of wool and weighs 16 oz. It is designed to provide comfort and quality. The kilt's inner lining protects the quality and ensures comfort. Additionally, it is machine washable and has a pleated back and is flat across the front. The kilt comes with three adjustable leather straps, allowing 2 inches of adjustment, and is 24 inches long for all sizes.
Package Includes The Macleod of Lewis Tartan Kilt Outfit package comes with a black leather Celtic seal skin sporran with chain and belt, a black genuine leather kilt belt, a Scottish kilt fly plaid brooch antique finish (3 inches), a Scottish kilt belt buckle antique brass finish, a Scottish kilt pin (4 inches), kilt fly plaid, kilt hose flashes, kilt hose socks, and a Jacobite Ghillie shirt
Sizing Guide When ordering, it is important to note that you cannot order based on your pants or jeans size. Kilts go over the belly, so it is recommended to measure around the belly button area. If your measurement comes between available sizes, it is recommended to select one size up.
Clan Motto and Known Septs The Clan Macleod's motto is "Hold Fast." Some known Septs of the clan include Beaton, Bethune, Beton, Grimmond, Harold, Harrold, MacAndie, MacCaig, MacClure, MacCrimmon, MacCuag, Macharold, MacLure, MacRaild, MacWilliam, McAndie, McCaig, McClure, McCrimmon, McCuaig, Mcharold, McLeod, McLure, McRaild, McWilliam, Norman, Normand, and Williamson.
The Macleod of Lewis Tartan The Macleod of Lewis Tartan has its roots in the MacKenzie Tartan used in 1777 by John MacKenzie, also known as Lord MacLeod when he raised a regiment called "Lord MacLeod's Highlanders." The sett has its source in the MacKenzie Tartan, and the family claimed to be heirs of the last chief of Lewis, Rodderick, who died in 1595. This tartan design appears in many early collections, including Logan's "The Scottish Gael" (1831) and Smibert's (1850). The tartan was approved by Chief Norman Magnus, the 26th chief, in 1910 and adopted by the Clan Society.
When ordering a kilt, please note that the sizing is different from pants or jeans. Kilts are worn over the belly, so it's important to measure your waistline all around at the point of your belly button area. If your measurement falls between two available sizes, we recommend selecting the larger size for a comfortable fit. Please keep in mind that you cannot order based on your pants or jeans size when it comes to kilts.
Finding the perfect tartan that represents your Scottish heritage can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Whether you're looking to represent your family, clan, or just want to celebrate Scottish culture, there are plenty of options to choose from. In this blog, we'll explore some ways to find the perfect tartan for yourself.
The first and easiest way to find your tartan is to start with your surname or clan name. There are numerous online resources available that can help you find your tartan based on your family name. The Scottish Register of Tartans is a great place to start, as it contains a comprehensive list of tartans and their associated clans and surnames.
If you don't have a specific family or clan tartan, consider exploring tartan patterns that are meaningful to you. The Black Watch tartan, for example, is a popular tartan that represents the Scottish military regiment of the same name. The Pride of Scotland tartan is another popular option that is often worn to celebrate Scottish heritage.
If you want to represent Scottish culture as a whole, consider looking for national tartans. The Scottish National Tartan, for example, is a popular tartan that is often worn to celebrate Scotland's national identity. Similarly, the Irish National Tartan represents Irish heritage.
If you have Irish heritage, consider exploring tartans that are linked to Ireland, such as the Heritage of Ireland tartan or the Irish Traditional tartan. Likewise, if you have Scottish and Irish heritage, you can consider tartans that represent both cultures.
One of the best ways to explore tartans and find the perfect one for yourself is to visit local Scottish shops and events. You can talk to experts and enthusiasts who can guide you in the right direction and provide you with invaluable advice on selecting the perfect tartan.
In conclusion, finding the perfect tartan to represent your Scottish heritage is an exciting and rewarding process. By exploring your surname, clan, national tartans, heritage, and exploring different tartan patterns, you'll be able to find the perfect tartan for yourself. Make sure to visit local Scottish shops and events for guidance and advice. Happy tartan hunting!