Scottish men do not wear skirts. People of Scottish heritage wear kilts as a symbol of pride for the clan to which they belong. Kilts are part of the national dress of Scotland. More »

According to CBS News, the skirt is worn by women as a personal style choice, but this was not always the case. For centuries, the skirt was used to show wealth and prestige. This is because more fabric meant more money,... More »

Pentecostal women wear skirts because they adhere strictly to a passage in the Bible that dictates they not wear the same type of clothing as a man. People who go to a Pentecostal church during worship hours typically se... More »

Creek Indian men typically wore leather leggings and breechcloths and the women typically wore deerskin or woven wraparound skirts. Men did not usually wear shirts, but when the weather became cool, both genders wore clo... More »

In the early days, Pueblo Indian men wore very little clothing, whereas the women wore long dress-like garments that covered their right shoulder, with the left exposed. Missionaries later influenced the female garments ... More »

African slaves generally wore gender appropriate clothes typical of the period, such as breeches and shirts for men and simple dresses and woolen undergarments for women. The clothes of household slaves were typically of... More »

In the Middle Colonies, men wore linen or wool shirts, overcoats and breeches, and women dressed in either linen or wool long dresses, petticoats, aprons, hooded cloaks and white caps. Children of different sexes wore cl... More »