The SiMBA tartan was created in 2015 by Gordon Nicolson of Nicholson Kiltmakers.

The SiMBA colour purple represents the butterfly in our logo, green represents our Tree of Tranquillity and the white represents the purity of our Memory Boxes.

To order a kilt in the SiMBA tartan please visit the Nicholson Kiltmakers website.


Looking for something special?


We are delighted to launch our partnership with LoullyMakes owned and run by Scottish textile designer Louise Nicolson. 

Since graduating from the Scottish College of Textiles Louise has enjoyed a spectrum of retail experience from Liberty of London, to the ongoing successes of her family-run Highlandwear business, Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers.

Louise has created a bespoke range of items in SiMBA tartan "With glorious traditional fabrics at my fingertips, I am inspired to let ideas become reality, and I offer a small range of beautiful, useful things that I love to wear myself and to have around me, day-to day"

Click here to view and order from Louise's bespoke collection