How Exactly Do You Wear a Kilt?

Posted by Kiltexperts on March 15th, 2019

Many people are not familiar with a kilt or sometimes how to wear a kilt if they know what a kilt is. There are different kinds of kilts for sale. You can find cheap kilts to very expensive ones. If you have never worn a kilt before, it will be a confusing procedure because there are many accessories that need to go with it.

To wear a kilt first you have to take the apron under from the right to the left and pass the strap through the hole to fasten it to the buckle that is on the left side of the kilt. The top apron is then taken from the left to right and fastened to the buckle with the strap. Ensure that both the aprons are top aligned and the kilt is cantered properly. The aprons of the kilt are usually worn at the front and the pleats at the back.

Wearing a kilt at events such as a first communion or even school prize giving day add to the sense of ceremony. At School dances a kilt is the formal wear of choice, usually matched with a formal jacket and tie, as the evening proceeds the look can be relaxed by removing the waistcoat without the jacket. Leather kilts

Another big occasion is graduation from college or university when Scottish national dress on display at a proud moment for the individual and family members. And as a student balls and graduation celebrations also call for a kilt.

A leather kilt is a men's kilt that is made out of the material leather. Genuine leather is produced from the hide of an animal, usually a cow; however, lamb, ostrich and goat leather is also available. A vegan leather or PU leather kilt is made out of a plastic material that is designed to look and feel similar to the real thing. These "fake" leather kilts are less expensive and may be preferred by vegans and vegetarians. Today, leather kilts come in a variety of colors. Black and brown are more traditional, but you can also find kilts in red, blue, green and other hues.

The kilt is normally worn at the natural waist. The top of the apron will be just above the navel. It should come down to the middle of the person's knee. If your kilt is made by a master designer, you can get a perfect fit kilt. If you are going to order a kilt online, then you need to ensure that you follow the proper measuring guidelines mentioned there. Cheap kilts

The Black Watch is one of the regimental dress of the Scottish Army and used for parades rather then on the front line. They are worn with a regimental cap badge, Glengarry headdress - distinctively coloured hackles are also worn by each separate battalion on the headwear in order to maintain their individual identity and the pipes and drums of each battalion continue to wear the dress uniform and tartans of their former regiments.

If you have decided to wear a kilt, you must also make sure if you will want it for a day wear, as an evening wear of for both. If it is a day wear and formal, you can accessorize it with a tweed jacket. It is known as an Argyll outfit. And if the occasion is not formal, you can wear a Jacobite shirt. It will give you a casual and a stylish look. If you are looking for a perfect evening wear for a formal occasion like gala dinner or a wedding, the Prince Charles Jacket with the kilt would be ultimate. Fur sporran

Most often people also prefer to wear a white shirt with the kilt. It makes a perfect match to the kilt. The kilts are used all over, especially for special occasions like funerals, weddings or any other event of great importance. While wearing a kilt you must also ensure that you wear something under it. There can be heavy wind at any moment and this could save you from embarrassments. Bands wearing kilts are also a treat to the eyes. Some the bands have accepted it as their dress code.


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