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- Fact 1: The Modern kilt, also know as Highland Dress, came into fashion in the 1700s.
- Fact 2: The kilt along with the bagpipes were banned by King George II, from 1747 to 1783, for promoting the Highland identity.
- Fact 3: A kilt went to the moon in 1969. The kilt was worn by Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean.
- Fact 4: The kilt is a knee-length garment with pleats at the rear, originating in the traditional dress of men and boys in the Scottish Highlands of the 16th century. Since the 19th century it has become associated with the wider culture of Scotland in general.
- Fact 5: Today most Scottish people regard kilts as formal dress or national dress. Although there are still a few people who wear a kilt daily, it is generally owned or hired to be worn at weddings or other formal occasions and may be worn by anyone regardless of nationality or descent.