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    Made to measure jacket recommendations

    I'm looking to have a kilt jacket made. I'm thinking either a braemar or argyle cuff in tweed or barathea. I was thinking having St. Kildas make it, but I would love any other recommendations the Rabble may have.
    “Never wear anything that panics the cat.”- P.J. O’Rourke
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    Probably, not the most convenient for you or a less expensive option, but I do not hesitate to recommend Campbell's of Beauley.
    " Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the adherence of idle minds and minor tyrants". Field Marshal Lord Slim.

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    My recommendation would be USA Kilts, especially if it's your first, simply because they can walk you through the process from start to finish. Great people over there. I believe their tailor is Gaelic Themes in Glasgow.

    Richard had a great experience with St. Kilda's recently. They seem to have an excellent collection of options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KennethSime View Post
    My recommendation would be USA Kilts, especially if it's your first, simply because they can walk you through the process from start to finish. Great people over there. I believe their tailor is Gaelic Themes in Glasgow.

    Richard had a great experience with St. Kilda's recently. They seem to have an excellent collection of options.
    I’ve talked with USA Kilts recently, and it appears they no longer do custom orders.
    “Never wear anything that panics the cat.”- P.J. O’Rourke
    “A man should look as if he has bought his clothes (kilt) with intelligence, put them (it) on with care, and then forgotten all about them (it).” Paraphrased from Hardy Amies
    Proud member of the Clan Urquhart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kilted2000 View Post
    I’ve talked with USA Kilts recently, and it appears they no longer do custom orders.
    I’ve bought a number of MTM jackets from St Kilda, over the years; one of them quite recently (and quite customised, too). They are great to deal with. The web site still seems to include MTM.

    John
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nemuragh View Post
    I’ve bought a number of MTM jackets from St Kilda, over the years; one of them quite recently (and quite customised, too). They are great to deal with. The web site still seems to include MTM.

    John
    I believe St Kilda’s Store and Gaelic Themes are the same entity. I have several jackets from them.
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    Humes of Kelso are excellent, so too Shilling & Fitz.

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    I had a very good experience with Yuen Tailors: http://www.yuenstailor.com/.

    The jacket was custom rather than MTM. And Hong Kong is not very convenient to visit at the moment, with the Covid quarantine rules. But their work is very good, and the price is relatively reasonable.

    Andrew

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    I had a jacket and waistcoat made to my size by Kilts4Less. I selected a Harris Tweed and they made and shipped the jacket.

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    Overall I was pleased, although the jacket arrived much too large for some reason. In the U.S. I wear a size 40R and I ordered a size 41R but was enormous in the waist and I had to have my tailor take in the sides quite a bit, as well as shorten the sleeves.

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    new jacket

    Splendid job! That looks great with your kilt and the hose and shoes work very well indeed.

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