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My leather Utilikilt comes in on March 15.

I'm having a weird little problem with this. The leather UK' is sized at the even numbers--size 36, 38, 34. It's also really expensive. As it happens--and bear in mind, this is abnormal in a male of my age--my waistline is shrinking. Now, each leather kilt has drawstrings up the side...mmm...that give it about two inches of play. So there's a safe aura of 2 sizes.

But I was a size 35 when I measured, and they STRONGLY recommended that I go with a 36, of the two options. So, I did. That means I can get down to a size 34 and still have it sitting snugly above my hips.

I may end up with a very low waistline at the end of all this, if I continue to shrink. *grumble* maybe they'll let me return/resize, since it was their advice.

I was wearing a medium shirt for the first time in a long time yesterday :) I did have to hold in my midrift a bit, but I do that anyhow. Yay, I feel a bit less like middle-age is encroaching :)


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Mar. 10th, 2005 09:25 am (UTC)
On the upside if for any reason the utilikilt no longer fits there has always been a hot market for them on ebay. You might not get the whole value back, but at least 75%-90%.

Mar. 10th, 2005 10:04 am (UTC)
That's a good point! I'll ask UK for a return/resize first, but that might be a viable option if things go bad.
Mar. 10th, 2005 09:43 am (UTC)
Now there's something new to worry about going to your place... your Utilikilt slipping and inadvertantly treating us to a view of what that girl at Renn Faire found under your kilt. :)
Mar. 10th, 2005 10:03 am (UTC)
Plaid boxers? :) I've learned a few things about layered undergarments...
Mar. 10th, 2005 10:05 am (UTC)
Yup. A real Scotsman wears MORE plaid under their plaid. ;)
Mar. 10th, 2005 10:15 am (UTC)
*nod* and an occasional anachronist wears even more, because SCA members are grabby.
Mar. 10th, 2005 10:17 am (UTC)
O.0 Yes they certainly are!

*Buckles on chastity belt.*
Mar. 10th, 2005 01:53 pm (UTC)
Woot! I can't wait to see it :)
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