The utilitarian kilt. The illegitimate son of the Scottish traditional highland and cargo pants. Combining all the benefits of the classic Scottish Tartan kilt with the flexible fabric of modern cargo pants. I was tempted to forget that utility kilts have pockets. The greatest feature of utility kilts is that they are not meaningful. They have no past.
Contrary to the traditional kilt that has many centuries of history the utility kilt was invented within Seattle in the latter part of the 1990s. The term “utility kilt” has one meaning: a man who is looking for a kilt that can be worn all day and feels comfortable. That’s all. A man wants all the benefits of a kilt without any of the disadvantages.
Traditional Kilts, according to us are akin to limos. They can be stylish, striking, and look great. They are also suitable for a formal setting. Utility kilts, on the other hand, are SUVs, they’re tough they can be driven anywhere, and be comfy, and you can wear them to any event and even formal occasions according to how you choose to dress the SUV (you don’t wish to wear a mud-slinging monster truck for a formal occasion like a wedding wouldn’t you? ).
The best thing about Utility Kilts is their versatility as is the case with the SUV analogy A Utility Kilt, in accordance with what you put on it can be worn to suit any event. This is where the difficulty begins in choosing which outfit to wear with the kilt for various occasions. What you wear with utility kilts is equally important.
The basics: How to wear the Kilt
Before we get started we’ll discuss the best ways to dress your kilt. Before we begin, let’s discuss how to wear your Scottish kilt.
Wrapping the kilt course the first thing to do is wrap the kilt. The left side of the kilt is usually used to wrap around part of the back. The typical upper part of your kilt is supposed to be worn around your waist. The pleats should go on the back, while your Apron (flat panel) should be in the front. The fronts of both Aprons will then be overlapping. Since there’s no miniskirt your kilt must protect your knees.
You can strap it up It’s up to you. The kind of utility kilt you pick will determine this, however, every kilt comes with an attachment device that helps keep it in the right place. It could be Velcro straps, straps, or some other method. Then put on the kilt. Make sure you don’t tighten the fasteners too much. This will cause damage to the structure of the kilt. Just tweak it until it’s perfect.
What to wear in your Utility Kilt
In this article, we’ll discuss what you can do with your Utility Kilt at various times to make the most of it.
You can go wild in a casual outfit. You can wear whatever you like with it. It’s a day-to-day outfit therefore let your style dictate the clothes you put on for your utility Kilt. We’re not going to tell you what you should wear. If you’re looking for a traditional style, we suggest. Put on the Jacobite or Ghillie shirt that is light and breathable for maximum comfort.
Formal Wear: Now we’re going to dress in an elegant dress. Therefore, certain fashion guidelines must be adhered to.
Colors are the place where fashion sense and basic style come into play. Yes, you could wear bright orange for the black tie event (especially in the case of an event like the MET Gala), but a more moderate color palette is needed. In the end charcoal greys, blacks as well as navy blues, are among the most neutral colors for utility kilts to choose from. Avoid utility kilts that are secondary colors because they can make matching your outfit much more simple. Avoid wearing utility kilts that have striking colors or patterns, like camo, for an official event. The kilt you’re wearing is already formal and it makes a powerful enough statement. You do not need a kilt that proclaims “look at me! !”
Pleats – Utility Kilts come in two pleat styles. There are pleats called Box pleats that are more contemporary and practical and Knife pleats that have a more classic design. Box pleats offer the wearer to have more mobility while looking more practical. Knife pleats are great for occasions that require some extra opulence. They retain the style of traditional kilts and consequently, maintain the shape more effectively.
Clothing for those who wear kilts or kilts, wearing a Victorian collar shirt an essential.
Kilt Jackets Based on the event you’ll have a couple of choices:
Prince Charlie Jackets- These are the most formal jacket designs available. They are usually they are paired with tartans. It is possible to wear this by wearing black Kilts. For formal events with a black tie, it’s impossible to go wrong with this.
Argyll Jackets A slightly less formal style than Prince Charlie Jackets, but more flexible as you can wear them to formal events and casual occasions when you’re looking stylish.
Day jackets are like the jacket of a 3-piece suit. The most casual of the three jackets. Do you think it is in good shape? Yes.
Neckties Depend on the event there are a variety of choices here:
Bowties are the formal tie. Usually, they are black and worn for formal events with a black tie.
Cravats are a great option for formal events. What is exactly a cravat you might ask? It’s the thing Fred wears around his neck in classic Scooby-Doo cartoons.
Neckties made of tweed or wool are usually reserved for formal or casual gatherings in which you want to give a classy touch.