New Sport Kilt!

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New Sport Kilt!

Postby danielobvt » Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:44 pm

And I picked one up for my lovely little daughter as well (she loves twirling around in it and dancing with Daddy). Ironically the person least likely to be wearing un-bifurcated garments in my house? My wife...
love my new one as it has pockets (not sure what possessed me to not order pockets in the first sportkilt I bought).
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby skirtingtoday » Thu Dec 11, 2014 12:45 pm

Looks great on you! 8)

Hope you have a lot of fun with it!
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby johnb » Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:34 am

skirtingtoday wrote:Looks great on you! 8)

Hope you have a lot of fun with it!


I'll second that !

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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby Destiny Store Kilts » Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:29 am

Both are looking awesome in Kilts.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby danielobvt » Tue May 26, 2015 5:43 pm

I normally wear 5.11 TD Kilts and since they seem to bear a resemblance to shorts no one takes note. Was out last night in this with my wife and kid (taking a walk around the block) and some smart ass older woman remarks "Nice Skirt".
I just replied that it was a kilt.. (was more focused on other things than able to come up with a smart ass reply). Really I think it is that some women don't want to share the fun of wearing unbiforkated garments with the male half of society.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby dillon » Wed May 27, 2015 2:46 am

It's called having their cake and eating it too. Sometimes I wonder if it's jealously guarding the social acceptance of the privilege of wearing whatever style they wish, or if it actually still reflects inherent low esteem of their own sex. Or just old-school gender bigotry based on faulty assumptions. Sad, whichever way.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby Caultron » Wed May 27, 2015 3:11 am

So here's this woman, 100% accepting, and even paying you a compliment, and you're criticizing her for not using the exact words as you wanted?

It seems to,me that, "Oh thanks, it's a kilt, have a nice day," would've done just fine.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby Milfmog » Wed May 27, 2015 7:34 am

I'm with you Caultron.

The best response to a "nice skirt" comment is simply "Thank you" and a big smile.

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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby renesm1 » Wed May 27, 2015 10:37 am

TBH, I've had men say nice skirt to me while I was wearing a kilt. They are just trying to get your attention by whatever means!
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby GerdG » Wed May 27, 2015 12:16 pm

You'll always meet people, calling a kilt a skirt. Even if they like it/like you wearing it. Some even call it a dress.

If people say "nice skirt" to me, and it seems to me, they are positive and mean to be frindly, I simply thank them. Why be rude in any way? After all the kilt is just a special kind of skirt, like a Chevrolet is also a car (brand).
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby Milfmog » Wed May 27, 2015 2:26 pm

I have also had many people call a skirt a kilt. It is simply a measure of the fact that they are unused to seeing men in skirts and simply don't know what to call it. In most cases when my skirts have been called kilts I believe that was an attempt to avoid offending me.

I firmly believe that any compliment should be accepted graciously, even if you suspect it is meant to be sarcastic. If they were being nice it is appropriate to accept that. If they were trying to be snide, a pleasant reply will wrong foot them. Either way, being happy and friendly works in your favour.

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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby STEVIE » Wed May 27, 2015 8:07 pm

Sunday morning in town, young guy remarked "nice kilt weather", he was American, I'd guess possibly southernish.
Anyway, the skirt I had on looked nothing like a kilt and I almost started to correct him and stopped.
I bade him welcome to our fair city, shook hands on it and went on our way.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby Tor » Thu May 28, 2015 6:17 am

Well, Steve, I'd say you made the right choice. Kilt or not, his comment was still accurate, unless you'd argue with his interpetation of the weather. There's no telling if he might even have thought it a skirt proper that you were wearing and deliberately chose a comment that was true and sidestepped any possible offense. Then again a member of the kilt police might have taken offense at the implication that a skirt was, in fact, a kilt.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby danielobvt » Thu May 28, 2015 1:52 pm

Yeah, I probably will go with "thanks, I thought it was a nice kilt too" in the future. My nature is to correct someone when they are wrong, not my best nature but, at 40 years, I don't see much of a course change there.
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Re: New Sport Kilt!

Postby STEVIE » Thu May 28, 2015 6:01 pm

You should never consider yourself too old to change.
I've got nearly twenty years on you, I learnt the hard way.
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