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Under what circumstances do Scotsmen wear kilts?

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Scotsmen in modern day Scotland typically wear kilts during either holidays or ceremonial high days, such as funerals, festivals, family parties or weddings. The kilt is also worn during traditional Scottish events, such as the Highland Games, or by members of the Highland Bands and Highland Dancers.

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The kilt was also worn as part of the combat uniform by the Royal Highland Regiment during the early years of World War II against the Germans. Authentic Scottish kilts are tailored for the user to ensure that it hangs correctly on the body. A Scottish kilt can also be accessorized using different items, such as a Sporran, a belt or a kilt knife.

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