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it’s very important to know how to measure your Kilt size before buying a Kilt, Fortunately it’s super easy to do, and we only need four measurements. You’ll need a tailor’s measuring tape, which you can get at any sewing or craft store if you don’t already have one. Don’t use a metal tape measure! You also want a Trusty Assistant to help.
Also, and this is super important, do not use your pants measurements! They are lying to you about your waist size and can not be trusted.
I wear a 34 in Levis but my kilts range from 36-39 inches, depending on where I wear it. If you send us your jeans waist size your kilt won’t fit and you’ll be a sad panda.
Blue Line Decide where you’d like to wear your kilt. You can wear it up at your natural waist, which is a wee bit above your belly button, and higher than guys tend to wear their pants nowadays. You can also wear your kilt lower, closer to the hips like your jeans or shorts. It’s up to you and what you find most comfortable. Having said that, if you’re a Gentleman of Substance I generally suggest wearing your kilt higher up. It’s much more flattering than having the waistband under your stomach, and the front of the kilt will ha