The New Macabi Skirt

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The New Macabi Skirt

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Hello All
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I bought one of the "slim" designed Macabi Skirts recently and thought I'd pass on some information about it.
It is made of the same fabric as the older style but has t I think about 1/3 less than the original. The skirt features the same ability to transform it into the various configurations as the Macabi. One iten I really like is a wider belt loop which allows a standard men's casual belt to be worn if disired, the elastic in the waistband is a bit more relaxed with the drawstring still present.
The security pocket on the rightside which closes with a zipper is deeper and roomier. There is a cell phone pocket on the inside of the left pocket which will accomadate the iPhone 6. There is still plenty of room for a good stride in spite of the reduction of fabric. All in all it is a very nice addition to the Macabi line!

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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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I have just had a look at the Macabi skirt web site and it doesn't offer a slim Macabi, am I missing something? The site looks like it always did,

Or are all new Macabis slimmer than they were?
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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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It sounds enticing, and I love my Mac...but my closet is exploding, being the virtual India of skirts, so I better hold off a while before buying more.
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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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Hello again:

Gentlemen I owe you an apology for in my first post about the Macabi I omitted the information that the skirt was not yet available on the web site. The new Macabi can be ordered though by calling the store via the toll free number 1.888.550.7540 . I don't recall why it was not up on the web site just yet but it is available . Please forgive the error on my part for not conveying this in my earlier post. mia culpa!

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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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I noticed that it is now on the website. Looks like I will have to persuade the wife that I need another Macabi!
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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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Just placed an order for the original Macabi skirt. Extra Large for the waist, short in length, and Raspberry Wine (red).

Not going to do much outdoors-y stuff while under lock down. But I've been meaning to experiment with a skirt longer than knee length.
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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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Looks like a very neat skirt for men and women.
At least there are a few pictures of a male model wearing it. They need a few more pictures with the male model.

I like everything about it till I get to the price, then I choke on my * Kool aid.
I guess I am cheap.
It looks alot like a scrub skirt. I'd feel alot better about tearing up a scrub skirt at a scrub skirt price. Than the Macabi skirt while on a wilderness hike.
Kind of like wearing a kilt to change the motor oil. Not going to happen.
** Or a tuxedo to butcher chickens.

Would one of you Macabi skirt owner be will to take pictures of the attachment locations for the trousers conversion strap. Im curious to see what it might take to modify a scrub skirt to be similar to the Macabi.


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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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I think that they could use male models for the Slim version, as well as the knee length.

I have to wonder about the design trade offs in the original Macabi skirt. I can imagine a simplified version where there is means to secure the hem-for diaper mode.
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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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Skirt just showed up at my door step, as I was finishing up my early morning coffee. In a few minutes I will change into a Running Kilt and head out for my aerobics. I will try the new skirt after I shave and shower.
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Re: The New Macabi Skirt

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Tried on the new skirt. With nothing in the pockets, the elastic waist was adequate for holding up the skirt.

There are three pockets, one zippered, which are quite roomy.

The hem was a few inches above my ankles.

When I sat down, the front of the skirt dangled so as to achieve modesty.

The wading snaps worked okay. As for the strap that is pulled between your legs (to create the diaper effect), it didn't reach until the wading snaps held up the lower skirt. Even then, with the strap fastened fore and aft, the strap was tight against my butt, and I think that it could easily break with moderate stress on the garment.

Over all, the garment is not to my taste.
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