Kinloch Anderson, a Scottish Tradition: Tailors and Kiltmakers, Tartan and Highland Dress Since 1868
Anderson, Deirdre Kinloch
For almost 150 years the Scottish firm of Kinloch Anderson has maintained its position as a worldwide market leader in Scottish traditional dress and kiltmaking. The Company is now into the sixth generation of family management - a status achieved by just 1% of all UK family businesses. This book is an insight into their heritage, their story and the role they have played in Scottish clothing, tartan and textiles. The book has nine chapters, all richly illustrated in full colour, dealing with: Highland Dress and its history The heritage of Kinloch Anderson Uniforms for the Services Highland Dress in Modern Times Kiltmaking Scottish Dress for Ladies Early marketing history, exporting and brand development, The Global Impact of Tartan A walk round the fascinating Kinloch Anderson Heritage Room at the Company's Edinburgh HQ. There is also a timeline of significant Company milestones. This book is a remarkable look inside one of Scotland's greatest commercial enterprises whose products are available in many markets and are immediately recognisable as quintessentially Scottish.
Publication date: 2013
OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:4521