Utilikilt! Anyone else part of the tribe?

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    Jan 08, 2009 3:37 PM GMT
    I got mine at Atlanta Pride years ago. It's is so comfortable! I have worn it out to some parties and bars. Women have been the worst and trying to sneak a peak under it.

    When someone asks what is "worn" under my kilt I reply, "nothing is worn, it all works just fine."

    I like the traditional Scotish kilts but the Utilikilt is great because you wash it at home.

    http://www.utilikilts.com/
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    Jan 08, 2009 9:11 PM GMT
    I have my kilt in my tartan colors. I wear it to scottish and irish festivals mainly. My utilikilt is worn to these functions as well. It's black and I love it. Got a shirt I wear with it says"Real men wear KILTS".

    Very comfortable. however I do wear underwear under them most of the time. Yeah I agree a lot of women try to peak.
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    Jan 08, 2009 9:19 PM GMT
    A lot of desperately "alternative" young guys wear them in downtown PDX.
    It may be a good look for someone who is tall and has really good glutes and calves.
    I only seriously considered one when the company that I worked for started making noises about enforcing a "dress code." Personally, I think they're way too heavy. You could make, like, four pairs of cargo shorts out of that much material. ... and I have scrawny calves. (...and it's very, very windy where I live.)
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    Jan 08, 2009 9:22 PM GMT
    I wore a kilt for halloween one year, it' right right above the knee and looked good. really comfortable, too.
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    Jan 08, 2009 10:41 PM GMT
    We both own authentic Scottish kilts, wear them to kilt parties, and for this last Halloween as our costumes.

    I remember Utilikilts from when I lived in Seattle, where I believe they're still based, and they often have a booth here for Pride. No one in this area wears them except at specific gay events like Pride, however.

    As a theoretical proposition, a kilt makes an ideal garment for a man, especially when worn traditionally, without underwear. It's more "anatomically friendly" than most other modern clothing for men. And it's not about gays, either, since a kilt makes even more sense for straight men wanting children, because the cooling effects increase sperm production.

    In the modern world kilts are a problem, however. I really can't wear one on a motorcycle, nor even very well on a bicycle. The inevitable accidental sight of a man's genitals are outlawed almost everywhere.

    And the cultural objection to a man wearing something that resembles a female skirt may be the biggest obstacle of all. Until that issue can be resolved, I fear kilts for men will remain a rare novelty in the US.
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    Jan 08, 2009 10:56 PM GMT
    Red_Vespa saidAnd the cultural objection to a man wearing something that resembles a female skirt may be the biggest obstacle of all. Until that issue can be resolved, I fear kilts for men will remain a rare novelty in the US.


    Have you seen what the kids are wearing for "shorts" these days?
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    Jan 08, 2009 11:08 PM GMT
    I bought two kilts at the Utilikilt store when I was in Seattle . I really liked them, and wore them to dances and a wedding!

    Problem was, when I lost all the weight, they didn't fit anymore. You can't tailor them because of all the pleats. I would love to get another one though!
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    Jan 09, 2009 2:39 AM GMT
    that looks pretty neat.


    and versatile; seems like something you could wear to the gym and lift in.
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    Jan 09, 2009 2:58 AM GMT
    sorry but utilikilts seem silly to me. if you want to wear and authentic tartan Ill give you props but if you wear a kilt that looks like its made out of dockers Im just gunna laugh at you
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    Jan 09, 2009 3:48 AM GMT
    Utilikilts are OK, but I prefer one of my real Scottish Kilts.. comfortable as hell and they look damn sexy.

    They are also more forgiving with weight fluctuations since they close with ajustable straps and buckles unlike the utilikilts.

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    Jan 09, 2009 2:39 PM GMT
    Men all over the world wear unbifurcated garments (clothing which covers both legs jointly).

    Caftan – Middle East
    Cassock – clergy
    Dashiki – Africa
    Kimono - Japan
    Sarongs – Pacific Islands

    ”Freedom” is a good word to describe the feeling of wearing it.