Out and About -- In the World at Large

General discussion of skirt and kilt-based fashion for men, and stuff that goes with skirts and kilts.
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Dust
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geron wrote:
Thu Aug 04, 2022 6:46 pm
FLbreezy wrote:
Thu Aug 04, 2022 12:52 pm
I guess I'm in the minority, but I'd love me a good "cargo skirt" that was a bit above the knee and fit nicely.
Isn't that more or less what the original Skirtcraft design was about? Except for the knee: mine lies more or less on the knee. It has excellent pockets, and my wife approves of it ;-)
Are they still in business? I might have to go ahead and get one here at some point... Spendy, but I've heard his things.
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Skirtcraft skirts are still available. Ordered my first from him a few months ago. It arrived really fast and is of excellent quality. I’ve been wearing it frequently around Duluth with either no reaction or very positive feedback.
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Big and Bashful wrote:
Wed Aug 03, 2022 11:52 am
total freedom of movement but no pockets so I always have a jacket on to carry my phone which measures my strides etc.
Just spent a few days in the south of France, all the guys have man-bags (like a camera or binocular case) worn diagonally over the shoulder and they were all wearing trousers or shorts with pockets. Seems to be A la Mode and practical when its too hot for a jacket. I have a hiking pack (bum bag) that I hang over one shoulder.

It was very hot, mid to high 30°'s C in the shade, so I ended up skirted every day just to keep cool (along with copious amounts of cold beer) rather than when it took my fancy. Never saw another skirted guy.....
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Most of the time I have my backpack with me, it is big enough to hold clothes, equipment and toys (iPad + charger) for a couple of days as well as my collection of prescription drugs. That is as near as I get to a man bag. No need to take that on my little walks.
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Dust wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 1:12 am
geron wrote:
Thu Aug 04, 2022 6:46 pm
FLbreezy wrote:
Thu Aug 04, 2022 12:52 pm
I guess I'm in the minority, but I'd love me a good "cargo skirt" that was a bit above the knee and fit nicely.
Isn't that more or less what the original Skirtcraft design was about? Except for the knee: mine lies more or less on the knee. It has excellent pockets, and my wife approves of it ;-)
Are they still in business? I might have to go ahead and get one here at some point... Spendy, but I've heard his things.
I’m a cargo skirt fan as well. I have quite a few utility kilts which I like, but I would rather wear utility skirts due to much less bulk and weight, plus they are a lot cheaper. The rate limiting factor is skirt confidence and how my SO will react. If she was supportive/encouraging I could probably venture out like I regularly do in kilts, which she has accepted. Skirts will probably take more time for acceptance, if ever.

I have one Skirtcraft unaligned skirt, which I like but have not worn yet due to the above reason. Helikon Tex makes a great utility skirt that bests most pants and shorts in pockets, both in size and quantity.

Mountain Hardwear made a lightweight hiking kilt which I own in three colors that is very skirt like in feel and appearance that is my go-to for walks on very hot days and lounging at home. Sportkilt has added a very similar version to their hiking kilts (which are very comfortable too), but so far it’s available only in a dark olive green 🤮.

Pockets are a must for me. Carrying a purse is not my personal bag, pun aside. In fact, my SO appreciates the fact that I try to buy her skirts and skorts with functional pockets as well, although she still brings at least two purses with her wherever she goes 😄.
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