USA Kilts Supports Bagpipe Bands from Coast to Coast.
If you are a Quartermaster, you know how complex it is assembling a sharp-looking uniform for your band. There are a lot of parts to consider as well as the general look of your group.
Are you a parade band? A competition band? Both?
Does the weather in your area affect how you dress for performances?
Do you collect member dues? Or do you have to work through departmental red tape?
Is it time to change up your look?
We Get It. Our Knowledgeable, Friendly Staff Includes Veteran Pipe Band Members.
Ask any quartermaster who works with USA Kilts and they will tell you we offer the best quality equipment and uniform pieces as well as down to earth, practical advice and pricing. And we do not keep you waiting and guessing. We know from experience the stress any quartermaster is under to find the best options and deals on time. We will make sure you're well outfitted from your hackle to your spats!
Uniform Trends in American Bagpipe Bands:
Military Doublets and Standard Doublets:
Used by: Urban parade bands, usually Fire department, Police department, Emerald Society or other civic organization
- Most Popular Option: Standard Doublet
Argyll Jackets and/or Vests:
Used by: Urban or suburban, warmer climates, civic organizations or clubs such as AOH Division, St. Andrews Society, Masons, Competition bands
- Most Popular Option: Piper Flex Jacket or Summer Weight Argyll
Used by: Competition bands (especially upper grades), Bands in cooler northern climates, Concert performance bands, traditional folk bands
- Most Popular Option: Custom Piper Cut Tweed Jacket and/or Vest