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  1. The kilt

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... National dress The Scots are famous for the kilt. But actually it was also worn by other Celts in Britain and parts of France. The Celts were the people who first lived in Britain. They spoke Gaelic. They now mostly live in Scotland, Wales and Ireland. But it is in Scotland that the kilt is most popular. It is the national costume. A kilt today is a knee-length article ...

  2. Skirl's out for City Hall pipe debut

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Sam Olluver

    ... to correct people's view is to show them how a good piper can turn a noise-making machine into a musical instrument [as if by] magic,' he says. The players will wear kilts for their concert. You don't have to have a connection with a clan to wear one, Wan says. 'The Scottish kilt is a famous national dress available to everyone in the world. 'You can easily ...

  3. Bagpiping brothers a hit with fans who just wanna rock'n'roll

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... post-performance, dressed in kilt and sipping a wee dram of Scotch in the ABN-AMRO box where the pair are booked for the Sevens. 'The traditions of the bagpipes is one thing we really like about ...

  4. Dandy & Dapper

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... What's all this I'm hearing about 'kilt' shoes being in fashion? Can you guys help me work this out? Mr Dapper: That, sir, would be kiltie, not kilt- but the association is relevant. The kiltie shoe was adapted from a Scottish golf shoe, but please don't think of clomping around the city in your sports shoes. The kiltie is essentially an Oxford ...

  5. Nobody's Perfect

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... start to laugh. Then you think, go on guys, take 'em out. Faster, Pussycat! Kilt! Kilt!' Lane, a Briton, is sceptical of his homeland's efforts: 'One of the most heartening ...

  6. Sport - MULTISPORT

    Glasgow opens Commonwealth Games with colourful ceremony

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:10am by Reuters

    ... pipe bands and kilted entertainers kicked off 11 days of sporting endeavour. Famed singers Rod Stewart and Susan Boyle, along with over 3,000 volunteers, helped provide the entertainment ... kilts and shawls. Malaysia’s Prince Tunku Imran, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation, brought a temporary halt to proceedings and much amusement to the crowd when he struggled to open ...

  7. On the tartan trail in Edinburgh

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Dora Cheok

    ... Think Sean Connery, Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson and Ewan McGregor ... what have they got in common? These Hollywood heartthrobs have all, at one time or another, worn a kilt. Okay, so Mel Gibson and Liam Neeson aren't Scottish, but they wouldn't be the first non-Scots to don the colourful tartan wraps. Many a visitor to Edinburgh has, on seeing a kilted bagpiper playing ...

  8. Braveheart

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... to the people of Scotland. He never shies away from a fight, earning himself the nickname 'Braveheart' from his followers. The story of the kilt The kilt is the national costume for men in Scotland. The skirt-like garment serves mostly a ceremonial function these days. Yet in Scottish cities like Glasgow and Edinburgh, you can still see locals proudly wearing the kilt. The kilt has ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Red rising

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by ANSON LAU

    ... sunglasses (HK$3,660), by Reve By Rene, and cross earrings (HK$900), by Butler &  Wilson, all from On Pedder.   Top (HK$6,290) by Kaal E Suktae from D-mop. Kilt (HK$34,700), cropped trousers ...

  10. Don't be caught dead in...

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bernard Willhelm's Superbowl ensembles (above right). Ditto Sonia Rykiel's winter whites (below centre]. If you're man enough for this season's kilts, think Kurt Cobain, not Braveheart (as seen at Vivienne Westwood, below left). As for Etro's checks and Lord Of The Rings facial hair (right), just say no. ...




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