The Violent, Royal Story of How Tartan Became Your Favorite Plaid

Tartan in modern fashion appears everywhere from school uniforms to McQueen runways, but the road to this ubiquity starts many centuries ago, with 15th-century Scottish women weaving this particular patterned fabric at home. It wasn't until the early 19th century that tartan would start weaving its way into American… »4/01/15 3:00pm4/01/15 3:00pm