Our Casual Kilt is made from the best “non wool” tartan fabric available: a 12 oz Polyester Viscose material that is woven in the UK. This fabric is extremely hard wearing, has Low Pill™ technology to resist pilling and is Teflon® coated to resist stains. It holds a crisp pleat and is easy to iron.
The Casual Kilt is designed for the budget-minded customer or first time kilt wearer hesitant to make the investment in a more expensive kilt. It’s also great for highland athletes, runners, and anyone looking for a low-yardage kilt with excellent durability and stain resistance. It’s perfect for wearing to the pub or in situations where spills or getting dirty is expected.
Measuring for your kilt: We would ask that you measure carefully for our kilts. Since these are custom made to fit the measurements provided, you will need to be sure of the exact sizing. We will not refund in the case of mistakes in measuring. Detailed measuring instructions can be found in the "Measuring Instructions" tab below this text.
The Casual Kilt can either be worn at the "True Waist" (A) like a traditional kilt or at the "Jeans Waist" (B). This is where the top of the kilt will sit.
DO NOT HOLD YOUR STOMACH IN. You’ll only going to get a kilt that's too small. Just relax and stand "at ease".
Make sure to use a good sewing tape measure. If you don't have a sewing tape measure, you can use a leather belt to measure. Wrap it around you, mark it and then lay it flat on a metal tape measure to get the measurement.
The tape measure should be snug – as snug as you will be wearing the kilt.
*Note: It will probably be 2 to 4 inches more than your pants size. This is common.
*TIP: BIG guys with large bellies may want to wear the kilt around the naval, as it gives a more flattering appearance.
With the same tape measure, measure around the absolute largest part of your rear.
Take this measurement a little LOOSELY. You should be able to slide a finger between the tape measure and your body when you measure.
This is the number we use for your hip size. In most cases, it's about 4-6 inches larger than the waist measurement.
If possible, it’s best to take the length measurement wearing shorts and a form fitting t-shirt. There are 3 different ways to measure length:
1) With assistance
2) With bath towel assistance
3) Without assistance
1) Length Measurement with assistance
Stand tall with your back straight. Do NOT look down or bend over as this will change the length measurement. Just stand tall and face forward.
Have the other person measure down the SIDE of your leg. On your side, put the "0" end of the tape measure at the top of where your kilt will be (the same height you took your waist measurement from). Measure from that point down the side of your body to the middle of your knee.
The number on the tape that is right where the bottom edge of the kilt will be is the length.
2) Length Measurement with bath towel assistance
Take a bath towel and FOLD IT so that it is 22" long.
Wear a pair of shorts, so you can see your knees and stand roughly 10 feet back from a full length mirror. Hold the towel up to your waist, putting the top of the towel at the spot you took the waist measurement.
If the 22" length hits below your knee, shorten the towel by folding another inch or two, so that the bottom edge hits you square in the middle of the kneecap.
If the 22" length hits above your knee, lengthen the towel by unfolding an inch or two, so that the bottom edge hits you square in the middle of the kneecap.
Once you have the top of the towel sitting at the top of where you want to wear the kilt and the bottom edge hitting the middle of your knee, measure the length of the folded towel from the top to the bottom. That will be your kilt length measurement.
3) Length measurement without assistance
Kneel on the floor with your back straight. You're going to measure down the SIDE of your leg to the floor.
From the top of where your kilt will be (the same height you took your waist measurement from), measure down the side of your body to the floor down the side of your leg. It's easier to put the "0" end of the tape measure barely touching the floor and the numbered end at the top.
SUBTRACT 1" FROM THIS MEASUREMENT to have the kilt sit at the middle of the knee.
Use the following chart for reference. These are typical height / length measurements.
If you need assistance measuring, please do not hesitate to contact us: 800.368.8633 or Rocky@USAKilts.com
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- Casual kilt Jim
Price Value QualityThis kilt is made with very nice material, and the workmanship is very good.I am looking forward to trying the Semi traditional model soon. (Posted on 11/15/2017)
- good quality and good fit howie
Value Quality Pricegot a kilt and socks. very satisfied. wish price was lower (Posted on 10/9/2017)
- Fantastic Kilt! C
Price Value QualityI couldn’t be happier with my kilt, the size was absolutely perfect. I can’t wait to wear it at the upcoming Highland games! (Posted on 10/7/2017)
- Grat kilt, hi quality. Good loooook! Booger McMoose
Quality Price ValueI am an avid kilt enthusiast and I own about four kilts. My sub-Saharan African descent throws people off, I have always Identified as an Irishman. I do have to say, I love the spacey legroom. I wore this out to the games and got a lot of complements! I have told all my African friends about this website and they are all enthused and interested in this age old fashion. W (Posted on 10/3/2017)
- Amazing!! Korben
Value Quality PricePerfect fit and I’m a laaaarge plus sized model that needed a kilt to celebrate my Scottish roots. I couldn’t afford to have my clan colors so I went budget, but still couldn’t be happier. A kilt for less than $200 (rush shipping) can’t be beat. It’s a good, sturdy material, and feels like it won’t fly up with a slight breeze. Sincerely couldn’t be happier!! (Posted on 9/29/2017)
- Good Casual kilt
Price Value QualityLike Velcro. Got compliment. (Posted on 9/25/2017)
- PV casual kilt TF
Price Value QualityFits great, and feels great. Bought this to compete in the games, but it still looks good enough to wear around casually. Fit is perfect, as long as you follow the fit instructions you will be fine (measure twice cut once). Thanks USA Kilts! (Posted on 8/20/2017)
- MacDuff A. Hunters Kilts Minos MacDuff
Price Value QualityWell the kilts are made well still to this day, and anyone that has gotten the MacDuff A. Hunters Kilt from USA Kilts knows that they can run through hell and back and keep there Quality. About ten years or more I called and talked to rocky about getting the MacDuff Kilt in. He had no issue on finding and making this kilt back then. Still had it up till about 1 month ago were I had to finiliy had to burn the poor thing up. But Ten years of use or more isn't to bad to say for one well made kilt. Thanks Rocky, have to say to be the first one to get my clan kilt from you was great. Now I just reordered two more of them and the Quality is still Great we will have to see how long these last, 20 years of every day use? Great Kilts from USA Kilts - Have a great one Rocky! - Minos MacDuff (Posted on 7/13/2017)
- My Kilt Rich
Quality Price ValueThis is the second kilt I have gotten through USAKilts. I bought this one in the US Army Tartan (I am a retired soldier). As with my 8 yard kilt, the workmanship and styling are superb. I will be proudly wearing this out and about. (Posted on 4/28/2017)
- Excellent Wayne
Value Quality PriceI was very impressed by the quality of the kilt and the price couldn't be beat. I was especially help to purchase the law enforcement tartan after reading the meaning behind the pattern. After 30 years, I'm proud to be able to continue to show my camaraderie this way. (Posted on 4/27/2017)
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- 4 to 6 Yards of 12 oz. PV material woven in the UK
- Available in over 100 stock tartans
- Teflon® coated for stain resistance
- Low Pill™ technology
- Machine washable
- Holds a crisp pleat and is easy to iron
- Individually tailored to your measurements
- Top Stitched (stitches visible on close inspection)
- 1.5” Pleats
- “One thread margin of error” on lining up the pleats
- Tapering down the fell
- 100% Machine Sewn
- Reasonable, but slightly reduced “swing” due to yardage used
- Velcro Closure
- 3 belt loops (two on apron edges, one in the center back)
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