Skorts

General discussion of skirt and kilt-based fashion for men, and stuff that goes with skirts and kilts.
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47kimberlee
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Skorts

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I play Pickleball 3 times a week. I have been wearing Womens exercise shorts with 3 inch inseam, with built in compression shorts, the top material has a slit so you can see the compression shorts underneath. I wear every color imaginable, I am sure the women know I am wearing Womens shorts, some even have worn similar shorts to mine and the make remarks like” cute short” or
“ both of us have the cutest shorts” when we’re playing on the same team. I have started to wear “flowy shorts”, a new short that has silky fabric that makes it look like a skirt, I am older and try and play with only the women, one of which has told me I should wear a skort to play. I would love to but don’t have the nerve.

Has anyone seen these flowy shorts, real cool, put in flowy shorts on google and check it out
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I had never heard of pickleball - I had to look it up.

I have played netball, though, until I was injured! Netball is now played in America:

https://netballamerica.com/about/what-is-netball/

Regarding skorts, why the fear? They are available as unisex garments - for girls and boys - when sold for children in Europe:

https://www.amazon.de/adidas-Unisex-Kin ... FV2ZR?th=1

Not so much for adults, though, unfortunately.
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47kimberlee wrote:
Tue Aug 30, 2022 5:48 pm
one of which has told me I should wear a skort to play. I would love to but don’t have the nerve.
Certainly don't do anything that is uncomfortable for you or that might jeopardize the relationship you've cultivated with this group (I mean, some people can be overly stuffy), but if you were to start, start simple+plain - so a skort with a flat panel and no/limited pleats. Or, if you wear skirts outside of this event, wear a wrap skirt/"kilt" over your shorts to the gym - that may elicit others to encourage you to wear a skort.
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47kimberlee wrote:
Tue Aug 30, 2022 5:48 pm
Has anyone seen these flowy shorts, real cool, put in flowy shorts on google and check it out
There's not that much (cosmetic) difference between that and a skort, I'd go ahead and wear one...especially if this friend is encouraging you and has already brought it up.
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47kimberlee wrote:
Tue Aug 30, 2022 5:48 pm
I play Pickleball 3 times a week. I have been wearing Womens exercise shorts with 3 inch inseam, with built in compression shorts, the top material has a slit so you can see the compression shorts underneath. I wear every color imaginable, I am sure the women know I am wearing Womens shorts, some even have worn similar shorts to mine and the make remarks like” cute short” or
“ both of us have the cutest shorts” when we’re playing on the same team. I have started to wear “flowy shorts”, a new short that has silky fabric that makes it look like a skirt, I am older and try and play with only the women, one of which has told me I should wear a skort to play. I would love to but don’t have the nerve.

Has anyone seen these flowy shorts, real cool, put in flowy shorts on google and check it out
You have already broke the ice crust on wearing women's gear -
Having worn shorts in neutral outer colors with contrast undergear -
Move out of the that zone into the next zone -
Kilt like Skorts maybe a better transition rather than the pleated "flowy shorts"
Use some fashion sense in mixing and matching the "flowy shorts" with light colored tops -
Care pushing the (pink) pastels colors - think more along the solid dark colors for starters -
Pushing too much on the light side pastels whites etc. maybe a bit too much on the feminine side

And certainly YMMV with acceptance with those that you play team sports with will dictate your comfort level
"YES SKIRTING MATTERS"!
"Kilt-On" -or- as the case may be "Skirt-On" !
WHY ?
Isn't wearing a kilt enough?
Well a skirt will do in a pinch!
Make mine short and don't you dare think of pinching there !
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I go out on the weekend with a Running club and I always wear a Skort.
I have them in several different styles and a Rainbow of colors.
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I wear all sorts of sportswear from the Baleaf Brand. Skorts, Shorts, Leggings etc. Nothing out of the Mens side of the label.

https://www.amazon.com/BALEAF-Womens-At ... th=1&psc=1
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I don't own any skorts. I find them too short for me,
But there is a time and place for them. Thats a big part of why they came to be,
No one mess's with a big guy in kilt
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Re: Skorts &c. These are marketed by Houe of Foxy, in the UK. They are 18" to the hem which is demure enough, Left hand side waist button closure and hidden strong zip. I love the deep pleated design which is repeated at the rear, so they swing as you walk. They are described as shorts, but are more like short culottes, or a skort. Love 'em., but they have no pockets, which is a disadvantage.

I've just had two delivered, one bottle green, the other navy.

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Chirp wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 3:02 pm
I don't own any skorts. I find them too short for me,
But there is a time and place for them. Thats a big part of why they came to be,
Skorts are available In many different lengths. I see some that are 20' long which would fall below the knee on most people All of them have built-in Bike Style shorts as well.
Some Swim Skirts are sold as Skorts but they have a Bikini shorts and usually no pockets or maybe only one little pocket to hold a Door Key
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phathack wrote:
Wed Sep 21, 2022 3:45 am
Chirp wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 3:02 pm
I don't own any skorts. I find them too short for me,
But there is a time and place for them. Thats a big part of why they came to be,
Skorts are available In many different lengths. I see some that are 20' long which would fall below the knee on most people All of them have built-in Bike Style shorts as well.
Some Swim Skirts are sold as Skorts but they have a Bikini shorts and usually no pockets or maybe only one little pocket to hold a Door Key
JWalking designs are long enough to the knee
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