What is the correct way to wear a kilt?
TIP: The Kilt Your kilt should be worn with the pleats to the rear and the fringes on the right hand side. It is high on the waist, at the tummy button – this is the correct way to wear a kilt as it will allow it to drop down to the top of the knee.
Where should a kilt sit on the knee?
Traditionally, the kilt should hang to the middle of the knee cap, and in order to take this measurement the man must kneel on the floor and a second person will measure from the belly button (where the kilt will be worn) to the floor.
Where do you put a kilt pin?
POSITIONING YOUR KILT PIN Your kilt pin should be fastened through the outer layer of material only, at the bottom right-hand side of your kilt. The most common position is about 2”–3” from the fringed edge and about 2”-3” up from the bottom of the kilt.
How tight should a kilt be?
The kilt should be comfortable to wear. The top can sit anywhere that’d be best suited for you but no higher than the ribcage and no lower than your hips. If measured correctly, your kilt should fit across your middle snugly with the bottom of the tartan laying at the top of your knee bone.
Is anything worn under a kilt?
Overall, two thirds (67%) of male Scottish adults say they have worn a kilt, rising to three quarters (74%) for those born in Scotland. Of those who have worn a kilt, just over half (55%) say they tend to wear underwear under their kilts, whilst 38% go commando. A further 7% wear shorts, tights or something else.
Do you have to lay down to put on a kilt?
You need only pleat it from belt-level down to the bottom. The pleated Kilt. Lie down on the kilt with your legs “hanging off” of the bottom. The bottom of the kilt should bisect the kneecap.
What goes on first sporran or belt?
The line should pass through the buttons of the waistcoat, the tie or bow-tie, the sporran, and the belt buckle of the kilt.
How to put a kilt on properly?
1 Adapt the Kilt Start by wearing the kilt around your waist with the pleats that go to your back. 2 Fasten the Kilt After you have positioned the kilt in its position, fasten the kilts by buckling both the left and right aprons together. 3 Adjust & Secure the Kilt
How do you wear a kilt hose?
On the legs – Start with the kilt hose, wear the garters and the flashes. Wear flashes that match your kilt color. Wear the kilt hose or you can say the kilt socks over the knee, then next fasten the garter and flashes below the knee. Flashes can be outside your legs towards the off-side.
Which side should the fringes of a kilt fall on?
The fringes should fall to your right-hand side. A kilt is meant to be worn high on the waist (above your navel), causing it to drop down to the middle of the knee. We offer three types of shirts to pair with your kilt:
How long should a men’s kilt be?
Although there are different styles of men’s kilt, the length at which they should be worn does not differ at all. Traditionally, the kilt should hang to the middle of the knee cap, and in order to take this measurement the man must kneel on the floor and a second person will measure from the belly button (where the kilt will be worn) to the floor.