Wednesday, October 28, 2015

More than Just Manly Skirts: Kilts A Sign Of True Manliness

Scottish men aren’t the only ones wearing these manlykilts—a lot of men all over the world are now ditching pants and opting for kilts. And they aren’t just being worn as a fashion statement—many men today are wearing them as every-day wear, because they like them. One area in particular is with men who perform tough anddirty jobs. Perhaps it’s because kilts impart to any man with the stones to dawn one, a strengthened sense of manliness. Ironically, there are numerous scientific studies say this is so.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Sport and Cargo Kilts for Sale: A Fashion Trend Beyond Cultural Heritage

One of the coolest things Scotland brought to the world is their famous knee-length skirt for men, usually made of pleated tartan cloth – the traditional kilt. Although men customarily wore them, changes in fashion trends have seen women and girls proudly sport kilts too. Evolution in the design of the garment brought them to a whole new level today with kilts that are considerably lighter and feature deeper pockets, which make them cooler and more comfortable for casual or formal activities.Sport and cargo kilts are not only convenient and representative of the traditional Scottish heritage, they also offer health benefits too, especially for men.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Ways to Wear Your Contemporary Kilt for Casual or Formal Occasions

Kilts are extremely cool, fashionable and comfortable enough to wear everyday for tough men. Thanks to the introduction of contemporary or utility kilts, they have become even more accessible and casual. It’s now possible to wear a kilt all year for any occasion without looking out of place, be it a wedding, a normal workday, or a trip to get the messages(a Scottish phrase that means "I'm doing the (grocery) shopping"). Here are suggestions on how to wear your kilt.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Traditional Scottish Kilt Maintenance: 3 Tips for Caring for Your Kilts

Kilts are not only one of the most popular types clothing associated to Scotland, but also their popularity has since spread to all over the world. Many people wear them now to everyday activities and formal occasions like weddings, or as casual wear to show off their proud heritage. It is common practice to hand down a traditional kilt from one generation to the next almost as right a passage, but that is only possible with proper care and maintenance. Before you buy a kilt for yourself, it is important to know how to care for it properly. Keep It Clean Keeping your kilt clean is probably the best thing you can do for it. It will help retain the color, and those walking behind you or sitting next to you will appreciate it too. Washing the kilt can be tricky because you don’t want to chemically damage it.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Traditional and Modern Kilts: Basic Style Tips for Wearing Kilts

The kilt is a traditional Scottish garment that is used to symbolize power, culture, and family origins of people in the Scottish Highlands. The practice of wearing it has had many changes throughout its long history, including being banned in the mid-1700s to downplay the influence of the Highland clans. Today, kilts are worn for special occasions like traditions games in Scotland, and have remained a symbol of the country’s strong and unique culture. In the United States, kilts are also becoming a popular and masculine practical utility, casual, or formal wear. Because of its historical symbol as a badge of honor, it is fitting that men , Scottish or not, know how to properly wear a kilt. Here are some tips to ensure that you don’t were it like a girl.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

So You’re Looking to Wear a Scottish Kilt? Here’s What You Should Know.

The Scottish kilt is unique garment for men with a lot of history and tradition behind it. First worn by Gaelic-speaking male Highlanders from Northern Scotland in the 16th Century, the kilt is considered a sacred symbol of patriotism and honor for a true-blue Scotsman. The kilt is primarily considered a piece of formal wear that has transcended time and fashion to modern day. While wearing a kilt is pretty common for the residents of the Scottish Highlands, occasionally it still receives mixed reactions around the world. For example: There was a case with an American teenager, William Carruba, who was denied entry to his high school prom for wearing a kilt as a means of honoring his Scottish heritage.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Get a Stylish Kilt to Complete Your Wardrobe: What You Need to Know

In the past, seeing someone wearing a traditional kilt outside of traditional Scottish events was rare. In recent years, however, people have come to recognize that kilts are not only worn when you’re going to play the bagpipes or attending a local Scottish games. Wearing one outside of a traditional kilt wearing situation can be difficult as it really gets people’s attention. On the other hand, it happens to be more comfortable than tight pants or jeans. The problem is that some people don’t understand the nuisances of the kilt wearing traditions when it comes to choosing their kilt, wearing it, and ensuring that it is in good condition. Choosing To start, you’ll want to select the right style of kilt that is best for you. Until recently the only choice you had to make when buying a kilt was the colors of the tartan. Thankfully, modern utility kilts like the ones sold at UT Kilts do not just focus on the tartan design and offer solid colors like black or brown.