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Finish Off Your Highland Dress With A Stylish Montrose Jacket
Trying to choose your kilt outfit can be a tricky business, especially when you have never worn highland dress before. Who is entitled to wear a kilt? What is Montrose Jacket? It is a Scottish dress so only the people who have Scottish ancestors can wear a kilt? No, anyone, no matter which part of the world he belongs to, can wear a kilt. So, wear a kilt with pride, but make sure you get everything just right.
A kilt is a sensible and comfortable garment that can be worn at any time. You do not need to wait for a special occasion to rock a kilt. If you are wearing it in day to day use, you do not need to put all the accessories on. You can wear it with an ordinary shirt or sweater.
However, you need to wear a complete outfit if you have decided to wear a kilt at some formal occasion such as a wedding or highland games, etc. You can buy special kilt jackets to compliment your look at the special occasions, and Montrose Doublet is one of them.
Montrose Doublet- A prefect evening jacket:
It is a double-breasted shortcut evening jacket that is seen on very formal full dress occasions. For those who don’t know, the doublet is a term that is used to describe different types of jackets worn with the Scottish highland dress. Montrose jacket is an evening jacket with high collars and ten symmetrically positioned Celtic buttons on the front and three at cuffs. Also, there are the buttons on the shoulders as well. It is usually worn with lace jabots and cuffs.
People wear it with a belt too. It has metal that supports to keep the belt in place. We at Scottish Kilt Collection have wonderfully tailored Montrose Doublet that will make you stand out of the crowd at your special occasion. Check some Montrose doublet with perfect finishing touch at Scottishkiltcollection.com.
Montrose doublet is a party wearing a jacket that is made of serge wool of velvet. It is the only jacket that does not have any tashes. It does not have any lapels and is fastened neatly across the body. The three buttons on its sleeves are sewn in a vertical arrangement. These buttons are sewn on a separate piece of cloth, and then that piece is attached to the sleeves. To give it a modern look, the shiny lining is used throughout the jacket.
- It is a double-breasted jacket
- Made to measure
- Formal jacket
- Pure traditional style
- 10 symmetrically fitted buttons at the front
- The perfect finishing touch for formal occasions
- Made with the finest quality materials
- The finest 100% 15oz Barathea Wool
- Fully custom jacket
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Since Montrose Doublet is a made to measure jacket so you can buy the perfect sized jacket to feel comfortable all day long. Ready-made jackets are also available to ensure that you get the perfect fit no matter what your size is. Visit our website to choose the standard sizes from XS to 4XL.
Wear complete Montrose kilt outfit:
The kilt is actually the national dress of Scotland, as you already know. It is a garment that represents their Celtic culture and heritage. Scottish people wear a kilt with pride and honor. The doublet is considered the most formal of all kilt jackets, so you can wear them only on very formal occasions like the wedding day.
How to complete your Montrose kilt outfit? It is an important question to ask as it is a traditional dress, so it must be worn with complete accessories to rock your entire look. Here is how you can wear a complete Montrose kilt outfit:
- The shirt:
Your shirt will not be visible when you wear a doublet as it is worn closed. So, it is better to pick a white plain, comfortable shirt so that you can feel relaxed all the time.
- The Jabot:
Jabot looks great with a kilt jacket, isn’t it? A lace jabot is an ornamental frill that is worn around the neck in the place of a tie. It sits upon the jacket and looks great. If you want a traditional look, then you must wear Montrose with a lace jabot.
- The Sporran:
Your look will be incomplete if you are not wearing a sporran with Montrose doublet. It is a must-have accessory to get a complete traditional/formal look.
- The belt:
People usually wear the belt with a buckle at the bottom of the jacket. They tend to be slightly larger than a normal belt and buckle worn with a kilt.
Match your white hose with the plain white shirt. Wear black ghillie brogues, but don’t forget to match them with your doublet.
You can wear everything, including sgian dubh and kilt flashes, etc. Check accessories on our website Scottishkiltcollection.com and place an order now!
Pick the right-sized doublet:
A kilt is worn with pride and utmost respect as it is the sacred dress for Scottish people. But it only looks great if you choose the right fit for you. You are going to spend your hard-earned money, so make sure you pick a right-sized doublet. Don’t worry much about the shirt beneath the jacket as it will not be shown. You need to remove the jacket if you want to show the shirt. It means your look will be great if you wear a doublet that perfectly fits you.
Doublets are available in all sizes. If you are looking for a plus size Montrose Jacket, then visit our website and place an order. We provide a comprehensive measuring chart so that you can translate your measurements into proper reality.
Montrose Doublet is a perfectly designed and amazingly stitched jacket to make you feel good while wearing it. So, what are you waiting for? Place an order now to get the perfect outfit at a fair price. It just doesn’t get any better than this!
CUSTOM SIZE JACKET GUIDE
Lift your arms and wrap the tape measure around your chest at the widest point. Put your arms down. Stand tall and "at ease." Do not over inflate your chest. Just stand and breathe normally. Measure loosely around the chest at underarm height while wearing a t-shirt.
Measure loosely around your "True Waist" at your naval while dressed in a shirt.
3- Shoulder to shoulder
Put on a well-fitting suit jacket. Keep your arms at your side. Measure from shoulder joint till the end where other shoulder body ends.
4- Sleeve Length
Put on a well-fitting suit jacket. Keep your arms at your side. Measure from the shoulder seam (the top of the sleeve where it meets the jacket body) to the cuff. If you do not have a suit jacket, measure from the edge of the shoulder, down your arm to where you'd like the sleeve to end. Typically, jacket sleeves end 1.5" to 2" above the base knuckle of the thumb, breaking at the wrist or slightly lower. Roughly 1/4" to 1/2" of shirt sleeve should show below the cuff of the jacket.
5- Back length
Stand straight and ask your partner to measure your body from the back side, it will be from the end of your collar till your waist point. Don't include lapels in case of prince charlie jacket we will include it following coat length.
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