Bowdens 1916

Specialists in Highlandwear, Formalwear and Evening Wear - For Hire & Sale.

Your first school prom, your wedding day, a corporate dinner with your new boss or a big end of year bash with your student mates. Whatever the event, It’s your event and your special day. That’s why what you wear and how you look are so important to making you feel your very best on your most important days.

Trust Bowdens to dress you for a day to remember. Bowdens are Scotland’s oldest independent hire company. We specialise in Highlandwear, Formalwear and Evening Wear. From Kilts to Tuxedos, we will advise you on how to look your very best.

Bowdens have been serving generations of families from the same shop in Edinburgh since 1916. We thrive on making hire easy. We understand that planning weddings and other big events are stressful. Our knowledge and expertise helps guide you to choosing the perfect outfit. Our computerised ordering system ensures that we can organise your bookings smoothly, taking the stress out of hiring.

Bowdens also specialise in made-to-measure highlandwear, formalwear and evening wear of the finest quality to purchase.


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35-41 Easter Road Edinburgh


Mon - Tue & Fri - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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