The Best Kilts and Their History

A kilt is a traditional Scottish garment that was traditionally worn by men to keep their legs warm during outdoor activities. The history of kilts dates back to at least the 17th century, when they were worn by the Highlanders of Scotland. Over the years, kilts have evolved, and are still worn today, by many other groups in many different parts of the world.

 How to wear kilt?

Kilts are Scottish traditional garments worn by men and boys as formal dress. They are usually worn by the boys when they reach the age of eight or nine and by adult men in kilts in ceremonies, pageants, dances, and sports, and on special occasions. The utility kilt is similar to a pair of trousers, having a loose waistband, an opening for the wearer’s legs and a separate, pleated skirt with ties at the back.

A kilt has several layers: a base layer, the plaid, the sporran, the trews, and the hose. The kilt may be made of wool, cotton, or tartan (a dyed cloth). Tartan has been made in Scotland since the 16th century. Kilt colors range from black to red, but the majority of kilts are made of wool, although modern styles are available made from synthetic materials.


 Types of kilts

Kilts are a type of kilt that is worn by men in the Scottish Highlands.

Kilts are usually made of wool, and their styles vary from region to region and from clan to clan. There are many different types of kilts,  and most are worn for special occasions.

You can see different types of kilts in the pictures below.

  1. The plaid kilt

A plaid kilt is often used to represent a certain clan.

  1. The sporran

A sporran is a small pouch that is worn on the belt to hold personal items.

  1. 3. The chanter

A chanter is a small bag worn on the belt to hold personal items.

  1. The trews

Trews are a type of loincloth worn by men in Scotland.

  1. 5. The dirk

A dirk is a dagger that is worn in the side of a man’s kilt.

  1. The sgian dubh

A sgian dubh is a short knife that is worn on the belt in the center of a man’s kilt.

  1. 7. The Highland dress

The Highland dress is a full length tartan kilt.

  1. 8. The Mackenzie tartan kilt

The Mackenzie tartan kilt is a full length tartan kilt that was created by the Mackenzies.

  1. The Brodie tartan kilt

The Brodie tartan kilt is a full length tartan kilt that was created by the Brodies.

How to choose a kilt

1. Determine Your Budget

Once you have the basics down, it’s time to start looking at prices.

If you want the perfect, one-of-a-kind kilt, you’ll have to pay for it. And a kilt may be a big investment. So start by figuring out how much you can spend. Before you do, though, think about what kind of kilt you want. Do you want a traditional kilt, a plaid kilt, or even an embroidered kilt?

Are you willing to travel to get the perfect kilt? If you want a custom mens kilts , it might be worth it. But you’ll probably have to spend a lot of time traveling to get it.

2. Look at Online Options

You can find a wide variety of kilt styles on the internet. This means you can find what you’re looking for without having to go to a store.

However, there are a few things to consider when looking online:

  • You don’t know if you can return or exchange the item if you’re unhappy with it.
  • Shipping is often more expensive than going to a local store.
  • You may not have access to the exact kilt style you’re looking for.

If you’re looking for a specific style of kilt, it’s best to find a shop that sells locally. They can help you figure out what size and style you want, and you’ll be able to try the kilt on.

 Accessories of the kilt

It was a good idea at the time, but it’s now kind of embarrassing. The accessory of choice for the kilt has been the sporran. And not just any sporran – the one you’re wearing. There’s a very specific style of sporran that’s called a “plaid.” And you’ll see the plaid pattern on your sporran at every kilt shop.

In fact, when we first bought our kilt, we actually went to the store and purchased a “plaid sporran” just because the kilt store didn’t have any available.