A family-run retailer in Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile that specialises in bespoke kilt outfits, kilt hire and exclusive tartan design.

Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers pride ourselves on the quality of the kilts within the store. All our kilts are hand-made to ensure the finest quality of hand stitching. What makes our kilts so special is the high number of pleats. Additionally we take pay attention to the shaping that goes into every pleat. This guarantees the perfect fit, hang and swing in the kilt. 

Men’s outfits are available  to hire or buy in four styles. Prince Charlie, Argyll, Holyrood and Tweed our prices are the most competitive.

A whole new range of unusual products and exciting instore delights will welcome the traditionalist and encourage tourists to embrace the Scottish tradition. Much more than just a kiltmakers, Nicolson’s provides a full range of fun, exciting, historical and educational services:

  • A tartan design service either for personal or corporate use
  • Most popular this year has been our Talks on The History of Kilts and Tartan with Inspired Events 

Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers provide a shipping service to make sure the Scottish tradition can be enjoyed all over the world.


189 Canongate, Royal Mile Edinburgh, Edinburgh 189 Canong , Scotland
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