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Do you like MEN in KILTS?????????

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RTKangaMummy · 13/11/2006 12:35


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expatinscotland · 13/11/2006 12:35

Oh, yes, I most certainly do. But only if they're Scotsmen.

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JackieNo · 13/11/2006 12:36

Depends on the man. Would like Daniel Craig in a kilt.

RTKangaMummy · 13/11/2006 12:36

Do they have to have good legs?

or does it matter if they have chicken legs?

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MrsBadger · 13/11/2006 12:38

yes, but not any man in a kilt.
There will always be men who look dreadful in them too.

why do you ask? is DH having Thoughts About Partywear?

MrsBadger · 13/11/2006 12:39

am not 100% sure on definition of chicken legs, but muscley legs will always look better than scrawny ones

expatinscotland · 13/11/2006 12:39

I've seen chicken-legged men who suit them really well.

But they really need to be Scots, IMO.

This extraordinarly hot Asian Glaswegian fella asked me directions on the corner the other day. He was slender, but he looked divine in a kilt. On his way to a wedding. Hot, hot, hot!

I had to slow my pace and walk behind him just to see watch him go up the road.

ComeOVeneer · 13/11/2006 12:39

My father is of scottish descent and wore the family tartan for my (and my sister's) wedding. He looked pretty good in it but he is 6ft 4in and pretty athletic build. My BIL wore the cornish tartan for his wedding and looked good as well (also very athletic). I would say it certainly depends on their legs.

gscrym · 13/11/2006 12:41

Yes but some men look ridiculous in them. There's a certain build looks great in them. Stocky men look good but tall skinny ones don't really suit a kilt. DH wears his any chance he gets and DS looks so cute in his.

gscrym · 13/11/2006 12:44

It also depends if they've been fitted properly. It looks awful when a kilt is too short or long. If they're wearing dress shoes as opposed to Ghillie brogues, the laces shouldn't be crossed all the way up the legs, they should only go about half way up the shin.

RTKangaMummy · 13/11/2006 12:53

NO DH is part scottish and he does have a family tartan - it is a bright red pattern with other colours in - but imho it is not a "nice" combination of colours

I asked cos they were talking about it on LOOSE WOMEN

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Bugsy2 · 13/11/2006 12:58

Hot men in kilts, still look hot!

giggly · 13/11/2006 20:42

agree with expat, have to be Scottish, good look if worn with the right attitude is t-shirt kilt socks and docs, obviously not for a wedding though. My dh is so hot I could jump him in his kilt, but that would lead to next child I think.

giggly · 13/11/2006 20:44

forgot to say, I really cant stand an over dressed kilt, those with full dress and a bloody sash, what is that all about?

Waswondering · 13/11/2006 20:47

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Gillian76 · 13/11/2006 20:49

I like my DH in a kilt

He is 6ft and slim but not skinny.

FromGirders · 13/11/2006 20:50

How could you not?

Actually, if they're scrawny it doesn't work. Skinny legs aren't good, and they've got to have a bit of a bum to make it swing right. If they've not got a bum it flaps against the back of their legs in a sad, peculiar fashion.

Full dress kilts are great, but I'm not a fan of the extra plaid from the shoulder (guess that's what you mean by the sash?)

expatinscotland · 13/11/2006 20:51

HOT, HOT, HOT on a real Scotsman.

Sllluuurrrpp . . .

'Excuse me, can you tell me where Nicolson Square is?'

Yeah, but only if you walk in front of me the rest of the way up so I can admire your backside in that kilt .

bramblina · 13/11/2006 20:51

Mmmm my dh looks incredibly handsome in his kilt. Except for the occasions where we're at an all day wedding and he drinks a little too much. The kilt falls down, the socks fall down, the tie comes off, the waistcoat buckle always comes undone. Still fancy him though! His cousin is getting married in March and we're having one made for ds who will be 19 months!
Dh's tartan is a lovely red one.

FromGirders · 13/11/2006 20:52

Did you let him get all the way to Nicolson Square then, or did you hijack him en-route?

expatinscotland · 13/11/2006 20:52

DH has a lovely tartan, too. He wears his mother's maiden name one.

RTKangaMummy · 13/11/2006 20:52

waswondering bet he will look deffo cute

could you post a photo of DS

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expatinscotland · 13/11/2006 20:54

I'm married now, Grinders. But I could admire him!

I told him and then let him walk on ahead so I could watch him.

Yummy scrummy Glaswegian accent as well.

expatinscotland · 13/11/2006 20:55

The DDs have tartan dresses in their grandmother's tartan for their Christmas.

It suits DD1 especially as her eyes are so green.

Can't tell which colour DD2s eyes are yet, and she hasn't got much hair yet.

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