Mountains . . . castles . . . lochs . . . kilts . . . bagpipes .
. . can there be anything more romantic than a Scottish wedding!
Apparently not, since more and more brides and grooms are making
the trip to Scotland to experience the wedding of a lifetime - even
if there's not a drop of Scottish blood flowing in their veins!
It's said that 80% of today's grooms wear the kilt and we know
that their brides are increasingly looking for that special
Scottish touch to their wedding dresses - tartan ribbons to match
the groom's kilt or discrete panels or piping designed into that
special wedding dress. There's no reason, of course, why the Groom
should be the only kilted player - the best man and the groomsmen
can also be kitted out Highland style in matching tartans - as can
any page boys. The Maids of Honour needn't feel left out since you
could have their dresses picking up design features from the
So . . . whether it's a quiet amd intimate kilted wedding or a
lavish event with all the trimmings, you'll have the most memorable
of weddings in one of thesupremely romantic settings in the world!
For the most luxurious icingon your wedding cake . . . how about
having your own
Tartan wedding tips
1. Start the planning as early as you
2. If you're going to hire Highland outfits,
identify your chosen kilthire specialist and see the selection of
3. If having your own tartan designed - START
EARLY - to be on the safe side, a year before the wedding.
4. Don't let the groom wear white hose
(stockings) - insist that he chooses a colour that tones in with
5. Remember that kilted weddings needn't be
confined to Scotland - there are kilthire companies in almost every
country in the western world . . . and there IS always the
6. When it comes to bridal outfits for the star
of the day and her mother, there are Scottish designers of
international reputer . . . but once again . . . approach them
early since they may have pretty full order books.