Utilikilts http://www.kplu.org en Why do Utilikilts appeal to many in the Northwest? http://www.kplu.org/post/why-do-utilikilts-appeal-many-northwest <p><em>&quot;It&rsquo;s only a skirt if you&rsquo;re wearing underwear.</em>&quot;</p><p>A Seattle guy set out to liberate men from their pants &ndash; his solution?</p><p>The Utilikilt.</p><p>If you&rsquo;ve ever seen a Utilikilt, chances are you haven&rsquo;t forgotten it. &nbsp;Maybe you thought it was cool to see a Scottish-esque kilt with cargo pockets. Maybe you had a more visceral reaction ...</p><p>Whatever your feelings about them, they are part of the Northwest. The idea was born here. They&rsquo;re manufactured here. They even have their own store in Seattle&rsquo;s Pioneer Square Neighborhood. Why, then, are they so polarizing in their own hometown?</p><p><strong><a href="http://kpluwonders.org/content/why-do-utilikilts-appeal-many-nw">Read more on I Wonder Why ... ?</a></strong></p><p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:08:18 +0000 Charla Bear 3946 at http://www.kplu.org Why do Utilikilts appeal to many in the Northwest?