Kilt outfits have a number of different ways that you can accessorize your kilt. There are many different styles of Kilts to choose from and also handful of options that can be added to any outfit as well. Whether you plan on wearing it casually during the day or for formal occasions late at night, there are some great jackets that you can pair with your outfit.
Types Of Kilts and jackets
Prince Charlie Jacket
The Prince Charlie Jacket is a classic style and the most formal staple in formal Scottish dresses. The incredible jacket is steeped in history and is an iconic outfit for formal and evening events. This jacket is heavily decorated, they have ornate details like the silver-toned buttons on the tails, sleeves and front, making them more formal. It also usually has satin lapels and silk braided epaulettes. With a cropped fit, this jacket is designed to allow you to show off your kilt and highland wear with pride.
The Prince Charlie Jacket has been around for centuries and it’s no surprise that it has become one of the most popular styles for men today! It’s considered one of the most beautiful tailoring styles ever created by men’s fashion designers because of its stunning design and intricate details that make it stand out from other suits.
Tweed Argyll Jacket
A tweed jacket is a great choice for those who want to wear the traditional style of a jacket, but want to make it their own. Tweed is one of the most versatile, flexible choices for those looking for a jacket for both casual and evening wear. Tweed jacket and waistcoat is able to complete Highland Kilt outfit for events like Highland Games, weddings, parties, funerals, dinners and more. It can also be worn as a sports jacket, like with chinos, trousers or jeans. The only thing that a tweed jacket should not be worn for is a black tie event, although sometimes you may be able to get away with wearing a dark navy or black one.
Tweed argyll jackets have the same button style on the cuff that the prince Charlie jackets do, making them better for more formal daytime appearances.
The Argyle Jacket
The Argyll or (Argyle) is perfect for social or business events with a dash of formality, but not too much. An Argyle jacket is a part of your traditional highland dress for events such as weddings, dinners, balls, or parties. It is normally worn with a 5-yard kilt & 8-yard kilt, but can also be worn with tartan trews. It has a gauntlet cuff, braided epaulettes, and silver jacket buttons. which makes the sleeves a little bulky, but it is a bit more formal and is better suited for day wear or other formal day events. The stylish Scottish Argyll jacket is shorter than a regular jacket.
They are less formal than Prince Charlie but can be worn to formal and casual functions alike. Think formal, but not too formal perfect for attending a wedding.
The Argyll jacket is made from linen and wool cloth in red or green colors depending on your taste.