Kilts in England?
Posted by Linden on June 25, 1998 at 20:38:27:
In response to kilts, written by mishel on June 24, 1998 at 22:46:14
] Now, he's of Welsh descent, and I would love for him to wear a kilt for he has lovely legs. He wants to wear a blue color tartan, one like our Nova Scotia tartan. Is there any man in England, who ever would have reason to wear a kilt, and how far of a stretch is it to wear one at a wedding? (during the Regency period)>
Other parts of the UK, maybe, but I doubt if kilts were that trendy in England. They became more acceptable later in the century in England, when Queen Victoria got on the Scottish kick.
I believe some of the Scottish soldiers who fought at Waterloo wore kilts - try an internet search on military costume through the ages.
BTW, I went to a wedding last month where the groom and groomsmen all wore kilts, and the bride and bridesmaids were all in trousers. It looked very good. The only thing I couldn't stand were the bagpipes, which I regard as an atrocious weapon of war which should be banned by the Geneva convention.
- Bagpipes Arlene 10:26:18 6/26/98 (0)
- Och! Ye do no like the bug peeps! Yer no ah Scottish lass!(nfm) Marie-Bernadette 22:50:24 6/25/98 (5)
- Buggs & Pipes Roger V 19:47:25 6/28/98 (4)
- Clobbering Caroline 08:53:45 6/30/98 (0)
- Wheest! and away with ye! ;-) (nfm) firstname.lastname@example.org 13:54:46 6/29/98 (2)
- Sorry, DTBT yet again and getting a bit bass-ackwards! (nfm) Marie-Bernadette 15:20:30 6/29/98 (1)
- Kilts on a Wedding Akbar Wajahat 15:48:15 7/20/98 (0)
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