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Ladies Love a Man in a Kilt!

Houston Kiltmakers has been in business now for over 100 years. We have a wonderful collection of letters, thank you notes, and photographs sent to us by our customers telling us how happy they were with their highland wear and how wonderful it looked! Highland wear and in particular kilts can be recognized any where in the world. Kilts not only represent Scotland, but represent the kind of people we are strong, proud and dare we say it, HANDSOME!

Every single gentleman who has worn one of our kilts admitted they were complimented on how smart they looked and couldn’t deny receiving a few fond looks from the ladies! Lets face it, after all it’s no secret; ladies love a man in a kilt! Love them or hate them its a fact; kilts attract the ladies! We’ve heard all the jokes before about ‘men in skirts’ but it takes a confident man to pull of a kilt! It could well be that confidence that attracts the ladies.

One of the best things about a kilt is its a conversation starter. Whether its someone that compliments how smart you look, or the tartan you’re wearing people always seem to be drawn to a kilt! One of our customers recently wore a kilt when he attended an important business meeting overseas to secure a big contract. He told us the kilt was a real ice breaker and provoked a lengthy conversation! Oh, and in case your wondering? He nailed the business deal!

Another customer of ours, Steve recently wore his kilt to a cultural diversity day which took place in the school he works in. He admitted he was the only one wearing a kilt and it attracted a lot of great attention! Everyone wanted a picture with him, he was definitely the most popular guy in school that day!

People are too quick to make jokes about ‘men in skirts’ as if kilts are not masculine. We would like to remind those people that Sean Connery (one of the most famous James Bond actors) wears a kilt. Actor Gerrard Butler has ladies swooning over him on a daily basis; he also wears a kilt! Who else you ask? Lets take you back centuries to one the earliest wearers of the kilt, William Wallace! One of the bravest men in Scottish history who fought for Scottish independence. What did he wear on the battlefield you ask? That’s right, A KILT!

Kilts are symbolic of a very strong and proud Scottish history. It’s no wonder the majority of Scottish men wear a kilt at their wedding, and its no surprise that we have customers ordering kilts world wide and often flying in from countries such as USA, Canada and Australia to visit our shop!

The moral of our story is guys if you want to make a lady swoon, wear a kilt!

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The typical Scot!

Recently we were doing a bit of research on line (as we frequently do) to provide those who have ‘liked’ the Houston Kiltmakers ‘like’ page on Facebook with fresh, inviting up to date content! Now you can imagine our shock when we typed Famous Scots in to google images and two of the most featured characters were Grounds Keeper Willie from the Simpsons and Shrek! Now wait just a tartan weavin’ second here! Is this really how the world sees us? Wait, don’t answer that!

Groundskeeper Willie

Stereotypes are well known the world over, but we thought it was funny that when mentioning famous Scots the first person that sprang to mind was a cartoon! This got us thinking! On our Facebook page we set a challenge for the masses; we said name the first famous Scot that comes to mind to see how many we could come up with. The list was extensive, but we can’t help feeling we might have missed a few out? So now we put the challenge to YOU!

Below is a list of famous Scots our Facebook friends created, we challenge you to name a Scot not on the list! Comment below! Don’t forget to like our Facebook page www.facebook.com/HoustonKiltmakers1909 and follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/Houstonkilts

Famous Scots

Sean Batty

Robert Burns

Sean Connery

Paolo Nutini

Ewan MacGregor

Robert the Bruce

Ali Defoy

Tom Conti

William Wallace

Gerard Butler

James McAvoy

Robbie Coltrane

Frankie Boyle

Alexander Fleming

John Logie Baird

John Adam

Alan McNish

Alexander Graham Bell

Midge Ure

Annie Lennox

Amy McDonald

Ann Gloag

Neil Oliver

Colin MacRae

Sir Chris Hoy

Craig Ferguson

David Tennant

Karen Gillan

Gerry Rafferty

Lorraine Kelly

Billy Connolly

Bon Scott AC/DC

The Crankies

Alex Harvey

Who have we missed? Comment below and let us know!