Sightings "in the wild"

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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby pelmut » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:43 am

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival:  One traditional kilt, two black kilts and one skirt among 150 dancers at the evening ceilidhs.
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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby oldsalt1 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:50 pm

You always see this odd stuff popping up on your computer . There was a photo set of GQ"s 10 best dressed men of the week.

I don't know who he is but a photo of Tommy Dorfman wearing a midi length skirt was one of the group.
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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby skirtyscot » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:40 pm

Good find, OS1. Are you a regular reader or did the image somehow find you?

Here he is:

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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby oldsalt1 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:46 pm

Just ran across article Nice legs her's ain't bad either
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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby lazerr » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:56 am

Mr Dorfman is frequently showing up in the news. I,m of the wrong generation to know much about him but he seems to be a model, is always out with other beautiful people and almost always in some designer looking skirt outfit. A cool guy I would call him.
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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby Regular Guy » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:13 am

This is what I wore today to go with a bunch of buddies target shooting. I thought it appropriate for the activity, and its was a lot cooler. The temperature was low 90’s and although the range is covered, it was still quite warm in the shade. The breeze did provide some comfort. I had only a couple of comments. Range master said ‘That HAS to be a lot cooler’. I just smiled said yep and kept sending lead downrange.

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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby Kilted Musician » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:47 am

Regular Guy wrote:"... Range master said ‘That HAS to be a lot cooler’. I just smiled said yep and kept sending lead downrange..."

Looking good... nice kilt! Where did you get it from? Also... are you wearing hose or tights in this pic? Looks great!

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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby Kilted_John » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:56 am

^Looks like one of the newer Utilikilt designs... Kind of a combination of the standard and the neo-trad designs.
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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby Dust » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:40 pm

Kilted_John wrote:^Looks like one of the newer Utilikilt designs... Kind of a combination of the standard and the neo-trad designs.

I'm pretty sure that's what it is. Looks like the one they did just before the models they have now. Maybe they still sell it, not sure. If I'm not mistaken, it's a pull on, not a wrap around.
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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby Regular Guy » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:17 pm

Dust wrote:
Kilted_John wrote:^Looks like one of the newer Utilikilt designs... Kind of a combination of the standard and the neo-trad designs.

I'm pretty sure that's what it is. Looks like the one they did just before the models they have now. Maybe they still sell it, not sure. If I'm not mistaken, it's a pull on, not a wrap around.



Yep, it’s a Utilikilt, purchased off ebay. I don’t know when they sold this style.

You are exactly right about the style. It is a pull on and not a wrap. There is a V shaped opening at the top front that fans open like a zippered garment. Then when you secure the 4 snaps at the belt line, it closes the gap like it would be if you closed a zipper. The narrow piece of material below the snaps hangs free and just hides an inverted pleat like the one you find on the center rear.

I have another Utilikilt that is a pull on (non wrap), but it does have a zipper at the front waistband. That one only has a few decorative studs in front center below the zipper.
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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby Regular Guy » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:23 pm

Kilted Musician wrote:
Regular Guy wrote:"... Range master said ‘That HAS to be a lot cooler’. I just smiled said yep and kept sending lead downrange..."

Looking good... nice kilt! Where did you get it from? Also... are you wearing hose or tights in this pic? Looks great!

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It’s a Utilikilt. See my post above about the kilt.

And yes, those are sheer stockings. I wear some form of legwear everyday, be it opaque or sheer depends on the temps. Mostly sheer stockings, primarily for support. Without them my leg veins resemble a road map. LOL
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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby STEVIE » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:39 pm

Regular Guy wrote:And yes, those are sheer stockings. I wear some form of legwear everyday, be it opaque or sheer depends on the temps. Mostly sheer stockings, primarily for support. Without them my leg veins resemble a road map. LOL


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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby Kilted Musician » Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:31 pm

Regular Guy wrote:
Kilted Musician wrote:
Regular Guy wrote:"... Range master said ‘That HAS to be a lot cooler’. I just smiled said yep and kept sending lead downrange..."

Looking good... nice kilt! Where did you get it from? Also... are you wearing hose or tights in this pic? Looks great!

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It’s a Utilikilt. See my post above about the kilt.

And yes, those are sheer stockings. I wear some form of legwear everyday, be it opaque or sheer depends on the temps. Mostly sheer stockings, primarily for support. Without them my leg veins resemble a road map. LOL

I can relate about the leg veins. I've had some spider type veins in my left leg since high school.. You're right... hose provides support and makes the legs look better!

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Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Postby Kilted Musician » Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:21 pm

This morning while having coffee with friends at a local coffeehouse [sort of a Sunday ritual] my friend said, "Did you see that guy walk by in a skirt?" I had my back turned to the sidewalk and missed him as he walked by. I got up and looked down the sidewalk. He was wearing a plaid pleated skirt about 6" above the ankles, black t-shirt, and sandals. A nice look! Sorry I missed him. If I would've seen him earlier as he passed I would've asked him where he got the skirt from. I wouldn't mind having one like that. I was wearing short shorts, gray semi-opaque hose, black t-shirt, and Converse tennis shoes [Chucks].

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