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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- Fantastic Davey boy
Quality Price ValueA lot better then I thought very happy camper great job (Posted on 3/15/2020)
- Best Fitting Kilt SoCalDK
Quality Price ValueI will order from USA Kilts again! Kilt fits so well. Measurement instructions, ordering process and quality is great! (Posted on 3/14/2020)
- Well worth it. Nick
Quality Price ValueI love my kilt (Posted on 3/13/2020)
- Absolutely BEST KILT EVER For my Daddy Fail
Price Value QualityHello all! I ordered a kilt for my father recently. It was custom made to my dads size by a Mr James. (*Make sure you use true to size for these kilts, even though I know most don’t want you to know ;) HANDS DOWN!! My daddy LOVES HIS NEW KILT!!!! Honestly I think I’ll have to cremate him in it, He LOVES it so much!! We will also be ordering accessories from USAKILTS.com!! We couldn’t be more Proud and Honored to wear such a beautifully & quality hand made Kilt (Posted on 2/19/2020)
- THE BEST I'VE EVER HAD MARCUS
Value Quality Pricescottish partner loves it & is planning to get a semi traditional for may. (Posted on 1/3/2020)
- Though we had shipping problems, the kilt and accessories arrived at 4 AM on Christmas Eve Bill
Value Quality PriceI was impressed with the fit and finish of the kilt. I like the material used on the casual kilt. It looks durable and safer to wear at a party or renaissance fair.It has a great shape and looks better than most of the other kilts I see at yhese event. (Posted on 1/3/2020)
- Excellent Pepper
Value Quality PriceThis is the first custom made kilt I have owned and the difference is immediately apparent. Great quality, perfect fit, rich color, obvious attention to detail. (Posted on 1/3/2020)
- Freaking awesome! L Rawson
Value Quality PriceThis is my first kilt and I absolutely love it! I ordered the American Heritage casual kilt. I'm already saving to order my next kilt. USA KILTS customer service is the best. You guys are awesome! Thank you!!!!!! (Posted on 1/3/2020)
- Exactly what I ordered!! Jenn S
Value Quality PriceThe kilt was exactly what I ordered, and the perfect Christmas gift. I was worried it would not arrive before Christmas, even paying the expedited fee, but it arrived a week early! Only problem was that he knew your package in the mail by the way it was wrapped up...lol. So, no surprising him except for which tartan he was getting. Only disappointment on his end was he didn't get his candy in his package :( . I told him I would buy him some! Great work guys!!! Will be ordering again for sure! (Posted on 12/26/2019)
- Awesome for the Price Ronn
Quality Price ValueI was looking for a Kilt that was inexpensive but still looked great. USAkilts, you did it. I am using it as part of my realtor business. The Macleod matches my companies colors. Thanks (Posted on 12/24/2019)
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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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