Prince Charlie Jacket, 100% Black Barathea Wool - Imported

SKU: 014-GB-JKT-JCS00002

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The classic Prince Charlie jacket and waistcoat is traditional formal attire for events such as weddings, dinners, balls, or parties. It is normally worn with an 8 yard kilt, but can also be worn with tartan trews - black is the most popular because it can be worn with any kilt regardless of what colours make up the tartan.

Prince Charlie jackets and waistcoats are hip length so they cover the top of the kilt. This product is made from 15 ounce barathea wool, and features braided epaulettes, satin lapels and square silver (nickel plated) jacket buttons.

Though the jacket has 3 buttons on each side down the front, these are never fastened. There are also three buttons on each jacket cuff and another eight on the short tails down the back.

Also comes with a black 3 button, single breasted waistcoat, which is made from 100% new wool and includes satin lapels and back. Both the jacket and waistcoat are dry clean only. 

The Prince Charlie is traditionally worn with off-white socks, ghillie brogues, a full dress sporran, and a bow tie (or ruche tie depending on your preference). When wearing your waistcoat with your Prince Charlie, you normally do not wear a kilt belt as the belt and buckle are not visible.

Though named for the famous Jacobite leader, Prince Charlie jackets did not come into common usage until the 19th century, after the tartan revival initiated by Sir Walter Scott.

Measurement Note

When measuring for your jacket and waistcoat please allow at least 1" or 2" give for comfort and movement. For example if you measure as a snug 38" chest order a 40" jacket. The additional size will allow for comfortable body movement when wearing the jacket and waistcoat. Ensure your measurements are accurate re-measure at least twice! If possible get a tailor or seamstress to measure you up.

Size Chart

Chest Size Sleeve Length Short Sleeve Length Regular Sleeve Length Long
36" 23.5" 24.5" 25.5"
38" 23.5" 24.5" 25.5"
40" 24" 25" 26"
42" 24" 25" 26"
44" 24" 25" 26"
46" 24.5" 25.5" 26.5"
48" 24.75" 25.75" 26.75"
50" 25" 26" 27"
52" 25" 26" 27"
54" 25" 26" 27"


Delivery Details

We have simplified our shipping rates. We now offer Standard Shipping and Express Shipping.


Standard Shipping via Royal Mail
Only £2.99 regardless of items ordered
Our standard shipping method is via Royal Mail's 2nd Class Untracked
Delivery: 3-5 working days
No Tracking Service
No Insurance Offered


Express Shipping via Fed Ex UK
Only £7.99 regardless of items ordered
Delivery: 24 hours from time of despatch, week days only. (For remote areas such as the Highlands or Islands, this may be a 2-3 day service)
Fully Tracked Service
Fully Insured Service
You will be provided with a notification message via email or text on the day of your delivery informing you of the hour the delivery will be made.

Should you require your order for a specific date or special occasion, we strongly recommend you select Express Shipping when you check out. We will be able to track your order and make sure you receive it in time

Please Note:

The times shown above are for shipping only. Please check each individual product for the actual despatch time.

For addresses located on an Island or in the Highlands of Scotland Express Delivery times can take up to five days.


For International Shipping, please see full details on our International Shipping page here:

Should you have any queries regarding our delivery service please contact us on 0131 510 9285.


UK Free Returns

To print your free returns label please use the following link-

Royal Mail Online Returns Portal

Please remember to select ‘exchange’ as your “Reason for return”, and include a note in the parcel of what you would like the item exchanged for. If you select any other reason, we will automatically refund you.

At the Scotland Kilt Company we want you to be entirely satisfied and 100% confident in us and our products. That is why we have, what we feel is the best returns policy of any online Highlandwear retailer.

If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you can return it to us for an exchange or full refund within 365 days of your original delivery. The only exception to this our tailor-made, made-to-measure garments, unless they are faulty, due to the bespoke nature of these items.

Please note - If you are sending your item back to be exchanged or refunded you will not be reimbursed for initial postage paid or postage cost back to us, unless the item was faulty.

We reserve the right to deny refunds or exchanges on items which have been worn, without original tags or packaging and are not in their original condition.

International Returns

Please send your goods back to us at the address below. Please clearly mark 'returned goods' on the outside of the package and on the customs label if required.

The Scotland Kilt Company
Unit 1 Bonnington Business Center

106 Jane Street

If your item is damaged we will provide you a free shipping label to ship your item back to us. Please email us at and we will arrange this