It is believed that the Grey Highlander Tartan is said to have come from Clan MacKenzie. Clan MacKenzie and is associated with the Highlands of Scotland. The tartan is a mixture of dark and light grey shades, symbolising the rugged and misty scenery of Highlands. In Scottish times tartans were used to distinguish clans and were typically worn during important battles. They were first worn in the early period of the 18th-century. The Gaelic-speaking Highlander spoke of it as"the "little wrap" (feileadh beag) It developed from"the "big wrap" (feileadh mor) or the belted plaid. It was the first "Scottish" costume to appear in the late 16th century.
This Grey Highlander Tartan continues to be a favourite option for traditional Scottish Kilts and is acknowledged as an emblem of Scottish tradition and the culture. It has a mixture of dark and light grey shades. Wearing the Grey Highlander tartan is now a common method for people to be connected to their Scottish heritage and show their respect for the traditions and culture of Scotland. Kilts made of this tartan are typically worn for special occasions like weddings, family reunions, and celebrations of the culture.