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Spring / Summer 2022 Men's Kilts

Men's kilts are a fantastic way to draw attention to your outfit and allow you to stand out from the crowd based on the impact you want to achieve, the style you're aiming for, and the event you're attending. Wear the kilt confidently and with your own style, dress it up for formal wear with the right accessories or put your own stamp on it to wear your kilt as a casual, smart and trendy style.  Whenever you wear it, feel confident about yourself and be proud of your kilt as a vital part of your wardrobe. Wear your kilt with confidence and with a smile, ultimately consider the way you think about yourself, the way you wear your kilt,...

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Unique Gifts for Mother's Day

The holiday season is in full swing, and there's no time to waste. You have Mother's Day coming up, and you still need a gift? Don't worry. We have the best gift ideas for women this Mother's Day 2022. Gifting is a tricky business. You have to think of a gift that is appropriate and fitting and something your loved one would appreciate. This is especially true if you are getting a gift for a woman. What is a good gift for a woman? As far as gifts go, you can never be sure if they will be well-received or not. However, certain products make great gifts in almost all cases. For example, one of these would be a blanket....

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Men's Event Kilts Guide

With the wedding season coming, you're probably still working on your big day's details. Or perhaps you are a guest at an upcoming event and are still unsure about what type of men's formal wear would fit for the occasion. Don't be bothered! This article will be equally beneficial to you. Here's a very convenient guide where you'll find everything you need to make an accurate kilt attire purchase for any occasion. The Irish Kilt: A Medieval Gaelic Clothing Before we go any further, let's look at what an Irish kilt is and how it started. The kilt originated in medieval Scotland and Ireland when clans wore specific skirts—an item of clothing consisting a 5-meter woollen material wrapped up and belted all...

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History of the Kilt

It is believed the kilt first appeared as the great kilt during the 16th century and is Gaelic in origin. The Kilt at that time was a full-length garment whose upper half could be worn as a cloak draped over the shoulder, or brought up over the head. The fabric was at first pleated, ten wrapped around the body and belted, with a skirt like lower half, and an upper portion that wrapped over the shoulder. Indeed, dressed in such a way, the men were often referred to as ‘red shanks’ (or bare-legged) and prided themselves on their ability to withstand the rigors of the wet and harsh climate. There also was a smaller kilt, or walking kilt as it...

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Pleating, the Art of...

Pleating is an art and there are three basic ways in which to pleat fabric: by hand, patterns or machine. These three separate forms of pleating can be combined to create different results and looks. 1. Hand Pleating. The art of hand pleating is whereby a piece of fabric is folded by hand, to create a pleat and then to repeat this method so as to create pleat by pleat, fold by fold. This is a very time consuming method of pleating although it is much easier with tartans and checks since the repeat of the design can be used as a guide when arranging the folds. This method of pleating is not very practical and we use it only...

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