What are people actually looking for when they type the words cheap kilts into their browser?
Are they looking to buy one of the cheap and nasty imitations of an
authentic Scottish kilt.
Or are they hoping to find a bargain amongst all the tat, that is increasingly available, both on the High Street, and on the internet?
If you are looking for these cheap kilts, then don't waste your time reading further.
It is a sad fact that the market for
is being flooded by unscrupulous dealers, often setting themselves up as skilled kilt makers, offering what they claim to be genuine Scottish kilts at ridiculously low prices.
These unscrupulous dealers are giving the industry a very bad name.
Their aim of course is clear, to make huge profits, with no regard for the customer, or the quality of the product they offer.
So why is there a market for these cheap kilts?
Well, to put it bluntly, many people are unaware of what a genuine Scottish kilt actually is.
And these unscrupulous dealers ore only to willing to exploit those uninformed buyers.
So it really is a case of buyer beware!
So for those who don't know, a genuine Scottish kilt is a hand sewn, made to measure garment.
You can't just walk into a shop and buy one, and that goes for the internet too.
It is made from the finest quality worsted wool, woven on Scottish looms, which when properly looked after will last you a lifetime.
And furthermore they are made by highly skilled, and experienced
which of course is one of the reasons why they cost so much.
So how much does a top quality, hand sewn, made to measure kilt actually cost?
Prices vary amongst the top kilt making companies in
and you can expect to pay anything between four hundred to five hundred and ninety five pounds Sterling.
Which at the current rate of exchange is around six hundred and forty, to nine hundred and fifty two American Dollars.
Another reason they cost so much, is that the average kilt has eight yards of material, most of which is taken up in the pleats, and this ensures that the kilt swings beautifully as you walk.
Kilts are hand made on the kilt makers premises, the same premises you go to, when you choose the
for your kilt, and have your measurements taken.
Or are they?
What if I were to tell you that many of Scotland's leading High Street kilt makers, no longer make all of their kilts on the premises.
Indeed many of them use outworkers, who would previously have been employed by the kilt making companies, but who now work freelance.
And amongst these freelance kilt makers, you will find some of the very best in Scotland, indeed the world.
So what does all of this have to do with cheap kilts?
Well some of these kilt makers, no longer work exclusively for the top kilt making companies of Scotland.
And as a result of this I now have, through a reputable supplier of high quality, gently
access to a kilt maker who works for one of Scotland's premier kilt making companies.
And while doing so has hand sewn a kilt, for a prominent member of the British Royal Family.
And I have kept the best till last.
The very same kilt maker is prepared to make a kilt for you, for around two hundred and ninety five pounds, plus postage
The same kilt would cost you five hundred and ninety five pounds, when being sold through the premier kilt making company.
So if you want to have a kilt made for you, by a kilt maker who has personally hand sewn a kilt for Royalty, at a fraction of the High Street price, then drop me a line using the
And in four to six weeks you can become the proud owner of a hand sewn, made to measure kilt, made by one of Scotland's finest kilt makers, which undoubtedly will become a family heirloom.
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