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born in 1986 | est. 2012

our story

welcome to by sea by land

by sea by land is a clothing company based in the highlands of scotland owned & run by ed philips.

The idea behind by sea by land is to create a clothing brand that reflects the highlands, exploration & wildlife.


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w a n d e r   m o r e   w o n d e r   l e s s

By sea by land was created when i was looking for a gift for my father's birthday.

i wanted to get him a sgian dubh with his clan motto engraved on it.


i did some research & discovered that his clan ancestry was macdonnel of keppoch which shares their motto with clan donalds

'per mare per terras'

which translated means by sea by land.

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a passion for the


when i found that out i knew it was the perfect name to sum up where i'm from & what i want

the brand to represent.


teamed with a background in design,

a passion for the highlands & a want for great looking clothing that represented where i grew up exploring & camping

by sea by land was created.



worn with pride worldwide since january 6th 2012