plaid 11-29-2012

Prideful Plaid

Five Things You Didn't Know About Tartan

1. There doesn’t have to only be one. Tartan dates back to 3000 BC and in Scotland fourth century AD. Each area had their own tartan weaves and colors so specific tartans (like a trusty Blackwatch or Buchanan) were more so based on location than clan. A more genteel way to show your local pride than the Biggie/East Side vs. Tupac/West Side squabble if you ask us. 2. More security than Linus’ blanket Before the 16th century male Highland dress consisted of a shirt and large swath of plaid that went over one shoulder ... Read the full story »