Need a traditional highland dress for a special occasion? Wondering whether you should buy or rent one? You may want to ponder through a few considerations:
Is buying a kilt more expensive than renting?
On first thought, renting may sound cheaper than splurging to buy an authentic kilt. After all, a kilt is a complex piece of clothing. It takes up to eight yards of high-quality fabric to make one that’s tailored to your measurements. Renting a kilt does not come cheap either. High-quality
Do you really need a good fit?
A kilt should always fit you like a glove. A custom-fitted kilt is an ensemble that includes over a dozen accessories such as a jacket, vest, kit pin, etc. Off-the-shelf kits may not have the best fit for you. You may have to do with the standard pieces without all the little frills to complete it. If the kilt is loose at the waist or made with
Should you wear your own tartan?
Tartans represent the family or clan from where it originated. There are thousands of names affiliated
Will a rented kilt be as high quality as a custom-fitted one?
Rental kilts are well
How about tracing your family history and wearing it with pride?
Wearing your own custom-made kilt, in your own tartan gives you a sense of pride, especially when you are surrounded by others flaunting their lineage. Unless you rent from a trusted source that really understands your needs, you may want to consider investing in your own exclusive kilt. It may give you a good reason to remember the occasion forever.
If you are shopping to rent a kilt, trust TartanTown to help you out. We have been in the business for over 40 years, providing premium kilts made in Scotland for weddings, graduations, birthdays and special dinners, for both purchase and rent. All kilts from Tartantown are made in Scotland.
We can help you discover your roots to choose the right tartan, find the right fabrics and get custom fitted authentic kilts with accessories, made to exact measurements, that you can wear with pride. Fittings are by appointment only. Email us or call to schedule an appointment.