Wednesday, October 28, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Additionally, as reported in Medical News Today, a study conducted by TENA Men showed that wearing constricted clothing could also result in other health problems, such as urinary tract infection and over-activity of the bladder. Given these potential adverse effects, some experts advise men to avoid wearing tight clothing often. Furthermore, the study published by the Scottish Medical Journal says there is “anecdotal evidence” which shows that wearing a kilt improves sperm viability, leading to increased fertility.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The sporran is an essential accessory to kilts. It is a pouch worn around the waist as part of the outfit. There are many different styles to choose from, all classified into three categories: leather day-wear, semi-dress, and the full-dress sporran. The leather day-wear can be worn for informal events and other casual day-to-day activities. The semi-dress sporran, normally covered with fur and featuring a more traditional appearance, can be worn in sporting events or daytime weddings. The full-dress sporran is the most proper-looking, worn only on the most formal or solemn occasions.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
You don’t have to worry about looking old-fashioned, too. Today, contemporary kilts come in different fabrics and patterns. You no longer have to settle for just wool and plaid, but have a choice of leather, denim, and corduroy, with plain designs. Admittedly, you can’t just walk into a clothing store and buy a kilt. However, there are many online shops, like UT Kilts, which offer high-quality kilts for sale and deliver to your home. Kilts are also worn best with the proper accessories, so you might also want to order kilt belts, sporrans (special pouches that go with kilts), socks, and even jackets.