About Tartan Skirts
A tartan skirt is a great women's fashion item that works well with many different outfits. Whether you want to show off your Scottish heritage or just look stylish out and about, a tartan skirt is a great investment piece you can wear again and again.
Particularly appropriate for Scottish events such as ceilidhs, Burn's Night, a kilt walk or Hogmanay, a tartan skirt can be worn with a blouse, jumper, top, all-in-one body, or casual t-shirt - the possibilities are almost endless. Depending on how cold it is, you can choose to wear your tartan skirt with tights or leggings.
A tartan skirt can come in a variety of different styles, and can be sexy or demure. A mini skirt is good for showing off your legs, whereas a midi or knee length tartan style can be worn in the office or for formal occasions. Maxi skirts can be worn for the full tartan effect, or for a more unique style, an uneven hem tartan skirt can give the look a bit more of an edge.
There are many different tartans available, including a variety of clan tartans, commemorative tartans, and individual tartans made for specific persons, families, districts, organisations and corporations. Depending on your definition of tartan, there is estimated to be around 3,500 to 7,000 different types of tartan, with a further 150 new tartans being created each year.
Nowadays you can buy tartan skirts in a plethora of different materials, including cotton, silk, polyester, wool, and synthetic blends.