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2014-04-15 12:21:51

MODESTO, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: It started as a clever April Fools' joke. In 2012, 5.11 Tactical® released a video on April 1 introducing a fictitious Tactical Duty Kilt--a must-have manly kilt enhanced for the tactical field. Due to overwhelming demand, the joke became a reality, and now the 5.11 Tactical Duty Kilt, joke-turned-actual product, is back! The 2014 teaser video debuted on April 1 and now a limited quantity of Tactical Duty Kilts are...

2011-03-30 15:05:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scots are in town and gearing up to make their mark on New York City as Scotland Week 2011 kicks off on April 3, 2011. A week-long celebration of Scottish-American heritage and culture, Scotland Week incorporates a program of events that offer a little taste of Scotland to New Yorkers with something to suit everyone: Scotland lovers, foodies, culture and music enthusiasts, athletes and fashionistas alike. Scotland Week includes the popular...

2011-03-22 10:02:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names take Manhattan by storm and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the ninth annual charity event, this year taking place on Tuesday April 5, 2011. Sir Sean and Lady Connery again serve as Honorary Chairmen and introduce to Dressed to Kilt their granddaughter Saskia Connery, who will make her runway debut at this year's show. The highly-anticipated event will be held at the Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street, between 8th...

2010-03-16 08:05:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names from New York City and around the globe take over Manhattan and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the highly-anticipated annual event, again hosted by Sir Sean and Lady Connery, taking place Monday, April 5, 2010. It will be held at M2 Ultra Lounge (530 West 28(th) Street, between 10(th) and 11(th) Avenues), beginning with a cocktail reception at 7:30 p.m., followed by the runway fashion show presentation at 9:00 p.m. The theme of...

2009-08-28 11:54:05

In response to Catholic high school girls' insistence on hiking their plaid kilt uniform hemlines higher, more Toronto-area schools are doing away with kilts. Various Catholic school boards around Toronto have decided to eliminate the traditional kilt as an increasing number of girls have flouted the 6 inches above the kneecap rule, the Toronto Star reported Friday. Bruce Campbell of the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board told the Star only six of the board's 25 schools now require...

2009-05-18 14:36:36

A Utah school district said a principal will apologize after he ordered a 14-year-old to change out of his kilt because it could be seen as cross-dressing. Gavin McFarland, 14, a student of Scottish heritage at Rocky Mountain Junior High in West Haven, said he wore his traditional Scottish kilt to school Wednesday as part of a school project and his apparel gathered numerous compliments from teachers and classmates, The (Ogden, Utah) Standard-Examiner reported Monday. However, the student...

2009-03-17 17:31:00

Sir Sean and Lady Connery Kick off Tartan Week with Celebrity Runway Fashion Show NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated New Yorkers and celebrity Scots from around the globe take over the city and get "Dressed to Kilt" with Sir Sean and Lady Connery playing host of the evening's festivities. This year's Dressed to Kilt is presented by Glenfiddich(R) and Celebrating Homecoming Scotland 2009. The highly-anticipated event will take place on Monday, March 30 at M2 Lounge (530 West...

2008-08-08 09:00:13

By DAN CATCHPOLE By Dan Catchpole The Associated Press SEATTLE A 6-foot-tall, 250-pound letter carrier is campaigning for the U.S. Postal Service to add kilts as a uniform option for men. Dean Peterson's idea was defeated in July at a convention in Boston of his union, the 220,000-member National Letter Carriers' Association. He knows persuading management will be an uphill struggle, but at least he'll be comfortable in his kilt, or Male Unbifurcated Garment. With his build,...

2008-08-08 03:00:05

BEEFY postie Dean Peterson wants to be allowed to wear the kilt at work in Seattle. Dean, 48, who is 6ft and 18st, says his thighs fill trousers to capacity, causing chafing. He's been wearing the kilt at home since his wife brought him one back from Scotland in 2006. Now he hopes to persude his union to adopt the kilt as a uniform option for men. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2006-01-11 13:37:56

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A Missouri high school student who was barred from a school dance because he was wearing a Scottish kilt has received an apology from school officials after the action sparked outrage among Scottish heritage supporters. In a letter dated January 9, Jackson School District Superintendent Ron Anderson apologized to Jackson High School senior Nathan Warmack and said the district would train staffers how to properly apply the school dress code. The...


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