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.
It is that time of year again. Time for the chilly months that invite hot cocoa, warm nights by the fire, and many happy nights spent with family. ... Read full article
Health and fitness enthusiasts all around Scotland and beyond have started a new trend in workout wear--kilts. From near and far, those who spend time relentlessly and tirelessly training their bodies at the gym have begun to see the many benefits.... Read full article
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Some people may wonder what a kilt is. It is not just a "skirt worn by men," which is what many people think. Considered an all-purpose garment, a kilt can be worn for formally as when getting married or for something rugged like going for a hike up.... Read full article