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Tartan & Tweed
seasonal trends – corsets, dresses, pencil & bustle skirts
Baroque to Rock
original exclusive designs, handmade in Scotland
bespoke corsets–burlesque fantasies or bridal dreams
a proper handbag you can really dance around—new tweeds, tartans, retro prints
unique appliqued pieces in new playing card designs—bags of style
stylishly practical shoulder bags in tweeds and tartans with satin bows
funky and surprisingly practical—wear it three ways
read what the papers say about us — it's all good:
'word-of-mouth recommendations have kept the customers coming.' (List magazine)
'just wanted to let you know that the corset and skirt both look fantastic...loads of compliments from interested parties...'
'Bag arrived today and it's gorgeous! Thank you for such prompt service.'
Anne W., Fife, Scotland
retro print and backless dresses, prom dresses, sundresses, 60s styling
bridal wear, bridesmaids suits, silks and chiffons
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Impractical Clothes are made to measure — please
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New collection of corsets & dresses in tartan & tweed, and, of course, knickers...
Highlights from the DtK catwalk shows in New York:
Dressed to Kilt 2011
Dressed to Kilt 2010
Dressed to Kilt 2009