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USA Kilts Semi Traditional Kilt USA Kilts Semi Traditional Kilt USA Kilts Semi Traditional Kilt
USA Kilts Semi Traditional Kilt
USA Kilts Semi Traditional Kilt
USA Kilts Semi Traditional Kilt

Semi Traditional Kilt

$219.99

Custom: 9 to 13 Weeks

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We guarantee that every highland wear product USA Kilts sells is proudly made in America, Scotland, England, Ireland or Wales. By purchasing this product, you are supporting skilled Celtic artisans. Your choice honors the heritage you embrace and preserves it for future generations.


 

When taking measurements for your kilt, make sure to use a good sewing tape measure.  Wrap it around yourself at the widest part of your waist (typically just above the belly button) as this is where the top of the kilt will sit. The tape measure should be pulled as snug as you want your finished kilt to be.  

 

Do NOT hold your stomach in. You’ll only get a kilt that's too small. Just relax and stand "at ease".

 

For more detailed instructions, open the "Measuring Instructions" tab under the product description or watch our video on how to measure by the main product image.

 
 
 

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 your HIP measurement.

 

In most cases, it's about 4-6 inches larger than the waist measurement.

 
 
 

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 another person kneel at your side with the tape measure. They will put the "0" end of the tape measure on the SIDE of your body at the top of where you took your waist measurement (likely just above your "love handles").  Measure from that point down the side of your body to the middle of your knee, which is where the bottom of the kilt will be. That distance will be your kilt's length.

 

For more detailed instructions & alternative ways to measure length, open the "Measuring Instructions" tab under the product description or watch our video on how to measure by the main product image.

 
 
 
This is used to double check your length measurement. Please be accurate with your height.
 
 
 

Flashes are the elastic garters worn to hold up your kilt hose. We give you the option to purchase them in the same tartan material as your kilt.

 
 
 

4 clip Kilt Hanger

 

If you've ever tried to hang a heavy kilt on a 2 clip plastic hanger, you know they can slip off.  Solve that problem by using the same professional grade hanger we use in our store.

 
 
 
Our average turnaround on a kilt is 9 to 13 weeks. If you'd like the kilt faster, we offer a Rush option to have it out the door within 3 weeks for an additional charge.
 
 

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  • Product Description

    Our Semi Traditional 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 very hard wearing, has Low Pill™ technology to resist pilling and is Teflon® coated to resist stains.  It also holds a crisp pleat and is easy to iron.


    The Semi Traditional Kilt is great for the budget minded customer who wants to wear his kilt in a traditional manner.  It’s also good for the customer who has a wool kilt and wants something less expensive or lighter weight for wearing to the pub or outside in the summer months.  It will look good in both casual as well as formal settings.  From sporting events and concerts to highland games, dinners or weddings, this kilt will see you through a great variety of events in style.  Wear it any time you wish to dress more authentically... or wear it with a T Shirt!  The Semi Traditional kilt provides a multitude of wardrobe options in one quality garment.


    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.

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  • Measuring Instructions

    Waist


    A Traditional kilt is worn higher than your pants, just above the belly button (for larger customers, just above the WIDEST part of your belly).  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.

     



    Hip

    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 your HIP measurement. In most cases, it's about 4-6 inches larger than the waist measurement.

     



    Length

    If possible, it’s best to take this measurement wearing shorts and a form fitting 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 24" 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… just above the belly button.

     

    If the 24" 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 24" 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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    O U T S T A N D I N G !  Brooks
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    At this price, I was prepared to make some concessions. PV rather than wool, slightly different construction details; I ordered this kilt with slightly lower expectations. I. Was. Wrong. What I got was a beautifully crafted, meticulously assembled kilt that I can and will wear any time, to any event, and (especially in south Georgia) any weather. Words and pictures do this thing no justice at all. USA Kilts has utterly reset my expectations, and I could not be happier. The only thing I'm more pleased with than my semi-traditional kilt is the service that this company provided. I will be back, and often. These guys have earned my business. Period. (Posted on 11/17/2021)
    Unbeatable!  Brian
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    I just received my SECOND semi-traditional kilt from USAKilts. The first was for my fire dept. pipe band for summer performances (Firefighter Memorial tartan), and this one I ordered for summer functions with my Knights of St. Andrew order. Guys, you knocked it out of the park AGAIN! It fits perfectly, hangs beautifully, and pleats so crisp you could cut paper. The tartan colors are gorgeous. The material was woven by, and the kilts stitched by, true masters of the craft.
    If you're thinking about a great looking, high quality kilt that is lighter weight and perfect for hotter weather, this is it!
    (Posted on 11/7/2021)
    Another Fantastic Kilt  Joseph
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    I received my new PV semi traditional kilt in the Isle of Skye tartan on 16 July. This is another huge hit from USA Kilts. The workmanship and overall fit are excellent. Susie did an outstanding job with my kilt.This is my second kilt from USA Kilts and my first PV kilt—it certainly won’t be my last. The PV semi traditional is an excellent value! I’m thoroughly pleased with mine. (Posted on 7/27/2021)
    Well made and perfect fit  Kilted in MO
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    My first kilt from USA Kilts is outstanding. Great job Susie and thanks for getting it to me in the requested time. Looking forward to more kilts. (Posted on 7/24/2021)
    Great product  William
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    Beautiful tartan design. Susie did awesome work. Superb quality and a great fit. (Posted on 7/17/2021)
    Very nice kilt!  John
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    For the money you can't beat this kilt! This is actually the second one I've bought. The first I really loved but never got to wear it since I bought it in March of '20 for the upcoming MacDuff AGM in San Antonio. We all know what happened in 2020. LOL I had had weight loss surgery and lost 125 lbs and it was WAY too big. I ordered this one for the same AGM in Estes Park CO. It's super nice and just what I wanted. Susie did a fantastic job. For the Texas heat I especially recommend this kilt. I'll be ordering others. (Posted on 7/16/2021)
    Well worth the money  jcb
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    I was looking at purchasing the casual kilt but decided to spend the extra money for the semi traditional.
    It was well worth the extra money I spent!
    This is now my favorite kilt to wear. It’s nice and light, fits perfect, and I don’t have to worry about getting anything on it. Well done USAkilts. (Posted on 6/22/2021)
    Excellent  Kappa
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    Absolutely love this kilt. It’s perfect for long hikes in the mountains, and is relatively easy to clean. I already want to get another. (Posted on 6/16/2021)
    Great all around kilt   Nick
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    I love the semi-traditional kilt. I own causal, semi-traditional, and an 8 yard wool kilt all from USA kilts. I love the convenience of being able to wash the semi-traditional. You can dress them up or wear them casually and they look great (Posted on 6/11/2021)
    Tight fit for a custom kilt  Robert
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    I'm disappointed that a custom kilt fits worse than the ones I bought off-the-rack. All three are the same size (36"), however, the custom one is so tight it's unwearable without modification. I made the tailor who measured me great USA kilts measurement instructions too. It's a nice quality kilt, I just can't wear it. (Posted on 4/12/2021)

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  • Product Specs

    Material Specs:

    -  5 to 7 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

     

    Kilt Specs:

    -  Individually tailored to your measurements
    -  Top Stitched (stitches visible on close inspection)
    -  1” Pleats
    -  “One thread margin of error” on lining up the pleats
    -  Proper tapering down the fell to conform to body shape
    -  100% Machine Sewn
    -  Good, but slightly reduced “swing” due to yardage used
    -  3 real leather straps and strong cast buckles
    -  2 belt loops on back

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The original multi-purpose kilt. USA Kilts’ semi traditional kilt is designed to be your go-to for any kilted occasion. Unlike our other PV fabric kilt, the Casual, this lightweight kilt has a more traditional design and feel to it. That’s because we use the exact same tailoring techniques that we use for our 5-yard wool kilts. In other words, even though the “semi-trad” is made of modern machine washable cloth, it is constructed in the traditional way with traditional details: knife pleats, real leather straps and buckles, sporran chain loops, apron fringe, and the correct drop from your true waist to your knee. You could call the Semi Traditional a semi formal kilt, but really it’s a true summer dress kilt. You can wear it with boots and a t-shirt or a Prince Charlie and tie even in the summer. We also highly recommend it if you are in need of a sharp-looking hypoallergenic kilt or stain resistant kilt. There’s no more flexible kilt for the price!

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