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Kilt and Formal Hire at Gretna Green

Kilt and Formal Dress Hire in Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway from Gretna Green

Getting married? Celebrating a birthday? Going to prom? It’s now simpler than ever to hire Formal Wear at Gretna Green, Scotland!

All our outfits can be suited for children too! Meaning father and son can be dressed alike on daddy’s big wedding day! Perfect for group pictures and wedding photography, all the family will look equally smart with Gretna Green’s Formal Hire. Call us on 01461 338224 for more info.

Gretna Green Formal Hire


Formal Hire

Of course, our Scottish heritage plays a huge part in Gretna Green’s formal hire, but many don’t know we also hire men’s eveningwear and suits. Our formalwear selection includes a luxurious range of stylish suits, from sophisticated three-quarter length jackets and embroidered waistcoats to timeless tailcoats and satin ruches. Whether you’re preparing for your wedding day, attending an important meeting, or simply want to make an effort, you can rest assured that you’ll look fantastic whatever the occasion – and, with almost every size available, Gretna Green is sure to have something perfect just for you.

All packages include jacket, trousers, waistcoat, neckwear, hankie & cufflinks.

Slim Fit Collection Package from $135.30
Package Options:

  1. Black/Blue/Grey Slim Fit Short Jacket
  2. Navy Tailored Short Jacket
  3. Blue/Grey Slim Fit Tailcoat
  4. Black/Blue/Grey Short Jacket with Tweed Check Waistcoat and Accessories
  5. Navy Tailored Short Jacket with Tweed Check Waistcoat and Accessories
  6. Blue/Grey Slim Fit Tailcoat with Tweed Check Waistcoat and Accessories

Silk Collection Package from $173.90
Package Options:

  1. Tailcoat/Short Jacket with Standard Waistcoat
  2. Tailcoat/Short Jacket with Silk Waistcoat

Classic Collection Package from $115.90
Package Options:

  1. Black/Mid Grey/ Navy/ Slate Grey Short Jacket
  2. Black/Brown/Navy/Mid Grey/Slate Grey Prince Edward
  3. Black/Mid Grey/Navy/Slate Grey Tailcoat
  4. Cream Prince Edward

Evening Wear Package from $77.30
Package Options:

  1. Dinner Suit
  2. Dinner Suit with Waistcoat
  3. Evening Tailcoat with Marcella Waistcoat, Shirt, Marcella Bow Tie

Accessories & Extras

  • Cummerbund - $6.40
  • Tweed Check/Floral Tie - $14.20
  • Standard Waistcoat - $19.30
  • Formal Shoes - $25.80
  • Top Hat - $32.20

Highland Hire

All kilts are available for boys in sizes 18”-26” waist and 10”-20” length, and for men in 28”- 50” waist and 22”-26” length. Choose from a beautiful selection of 13oz Pure New Wool Tartan Kilts made exclusively in Scotland. From the full, dark tones of ‘Spirit of Scotland’ to the traditionally Scottish red of ‘Royal Stewart’, you’re sure to find something just perfect for any event.

All packages include kilt, waistcoat, accessory pack, shoes, shirt, neckwear and cufflinks.

Men's Standard Tartan Outfits Package from $115.90
Package Options:

  1. Prince Charlie with Standard 3-Button Waistcoat or Argyll Jacket (Jacket only)
  2. Prince Charlie or Argyll, with 5-Button Waistcoat
  3. Dark Button Prince Charlie or Argyll, with 5-Button Waistcoat
  4. Tweed Jacket (Navy, Charcoal, Light Grey), with 5-Button Waistcoat
  5. Ghillie Shirt Outfit
  6. Trews (Tartan Trousers) - Selected Tartans, Prince Charlie with Standard 3-Button Waistcoat or Argyll Jacket (Jacket only)

Boys Highland Wear Package from $103.00
Package Options:

  1. Prince Charlie with Standard 3-Button Waistcoat or Argyll Jacket (Jacket only)
  2. Prince Charlie or Argyll, with 5-Button Waistcoat
  3. Dark Button Prince Charlie or Argyll, with 5-Button Waistcoat
  4. Tweed Jacket (Navy, Charcoal, Light Grey), with 5-Button Waistcoat
  5. Ghillie Shirt Outfit

Upgrades from $10.30

  • Upgrade to Prestige Tartan - $12.90
  • Upgrade to Black Sporran - $10.30
  • Upgrade to Dark Cantle Sporran and Belt Buckle - $16.70

Accessories & Extras

  • Shirt - Wing, Victorian, Standard - $19.30
  • Tie (inc. Tartan) or Ruche - $10.30
  • Bow Tie - $3.90
  • Cufflinks - $5.20
  • Ghillie Shirt - $19.30
  • Jacobite Waistcoat - $12.90
  • Hankie (inc. Tartan) - $6.40
  • Plaid and Brooch - $25.80

Standard Tartans:

Scotland's National, Welsh National, Irish National, Ben Lomond, Dress Gordon, Hunting Stewart, Spirit of Scotland, Flower Of Scotland, Black Watch, Royal Stewart, Modern Douglas, Modern Robertson.

Gretna Green Standard Tartans

Prestige Tartans:

Black Spirit, Grey Spirit, Blue Spirit, Scottish Spirit, Spirit Of Bannockburn, Help for Heroes.

Gretna Green Prestige Tartans

$5.20 from the rental price of each Help for Heroes kilt will be contributed to Help for Heroes Trading Ltd., which Gift Aid all its taxable profits to Help for Heroes. (Registered charity number 1120920)

Please note this is for online illustration purposes only and some colours may vary slightly. If you need information on how to measure for your kilt hire please download our Kilt Hire Measurement form.


Would you like help with choosing your outfit?

Well here at Gretna Green we pride ourselves in providing a personal service to all our formal hire customers. Let us fit you out from head to toe, hassle free!

Why not give us a call on 01461 338224 for advice, we are here to help, or you may prefer to fill in the contact us form with your details and we will ring or email you.

How far in advance should you book your formal hire?

It is generally advisable to book 2 - 3 months in advance for that special day but formal hire can be provided with as little as 2 weeks' notice.

Wondering if a deposit is required?

Formal hire requires a $32.20 refundable deposit to be paid at the time of booking to secure the order, and you can collect your outfit 3 days before the event. Outfits must be returned within 2 days.

Would you like to purchase a kilt?

You can buy everything you need to complete your look from us online - we offer a range of fantastic highland outfits for sale! Then you can enjoy wearing a kilt for years to come...

We do not operate a mail order service for formal hire outfits; they must be collected from and returned to our Whisky and Gifts shop, beside the Famous Blacksmiths Shop. Anyone wishing to hire a formal outfit is required to bring with them proof of their address and photo ID. This will usually be in the form of a driving licence or passport combined with a utility bill.

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