Articles in Kilts
kilts are knee-length non-bifurcated skirt-type garment with pleats at the rear, originating in the traditional dress of men and boys in the Scottish Highlands of the 16th century. Since the 19th century, it has become associated with the wider culture of Scotland, or with Celtic heritage even more broadly. It is most often made of woolen cloth in a tartan pattern.
Although the kilt is most often worn on formal occasions and at Highland games and sports events, it has also been adapted as an item of informal male clothing in recent years, returning to its roots as an everyday garment.
Particularly in North America kilts are now made for casual wear in a variety of materials. Alternative fastenings may be used and pockets inserted to avoid the need for a sporran.
by Jack C Wood on
If you don't know much about Scottish history and tradition you would be forgiven in thinking that kilt patterns were purely aesthetic. ... Read full article
by Jack C Wood on
Clothing has played an important part in Scottish history. In 1746 the act of proscription sought to assimilate the Scottish highlands and eradicate any sense of national identity. ... Read full article
At Scottish Kilt Shop, we pride ourselves on offering the absolute best kilts. We know that once people try on our kilts, they love them, but it takes a lot of work for us to get the word out about our kilts. We've found that one of the best ways to ... Read full article
by Duncan MacCalman on
Jacket style is paramount in defining the smartness of your outfit, and deciding what type of jacket to wear, and working out which type of sporran, tie or hose complement your chosen style can sometimes become very stressful for the new kilt wearer!... Read full article