EDINBURGH - Inspiring Capital

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Impractical Clothes tartan wedding dress tartan corset & mini bustle skirt

...these are not clothes for lounging around the house in ~

they demand to be taken out and shown a good time

Where Craft meets Couture

Impractical Clothes at the Edinburgh Festival 2013

Catch the Impractical Clothes stall at this year's Edinburgh Festival — on the Royal Mile from the 2nd August and at the bottom of the Mound from the17th August. Check the Festival Fringe page for more details and maps.

Impractical Clothes returns to New York 2012 for 10th anniversary
From Scotland with Love

A brand new collection of signature corsets and bustle/pencil skirts in toile de jouy and lace

New Collection for DTK 2011 — signature corsets, waistcinchers & bustles in beautiful tweeds and handmade patchworked plaids

New Collection for 2011 — signature corsets, waistcinchers & bustles
New 2011 Collection New 2011 Collection


Impractical Clothes made a dashing return to Dressed to Kilt in 2010, with the best-looking bartenders in New York (above) and glamorous Glenfiddich mixologist Charlotte Voisey (right) in a corset and bustle skirt ensemble in Homecoming tartan.


A brand new range of Autumn/Winter season sporran handbags and dinkybags in tartans and tweeds!

New range of dinky handbags and handbag sporrans

New Frilly Knickers!

A new range of lacy frilly knickers — ideal stocking fillers!

new range of lingerie

Tartan and Tweed

From Baroque to Rock

Impractical Clothes tartan and tweed collection of corsets, bustle skirts, pencil skirts, full-length fishtail, backless and corseted dresses, kilts and sporrans. Plus, if you're feeling truly impractical, frilly knickers. The original & best!


Handbag Heaven

A new range of the infamous and perennially popular Dinkybags and Daintybags — plus groovy 'Handbag Sporrans' — in new-season tartans and tweeds.

Also featuring the absolutely unique Urban Jungle appliqued handbags — check out our new playing card & poker inspired designs.

For ultracool designs, gifts for friends (or for yourself) for the personal touch,
for your dream dress realised — get some Impractical Clothes!
'These clothes are not for lounging around the house in —
they demand to be taken out and shown a good time!'

IMPRACTICAL CLOTHES ... bringing great ideas to life since 1998

'Irene, the dress was PERFECT. It's all going really well and I'm well chuffed, will definitely have some photos for you' Rosie K, London (corset and fishtail skirt for wedding dress )


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