Okay, here are the promised pictures!!!
First of all, neophytes Mike and Leandro had some trouble getting all of their accessories adjusted just right. Fortunately some helpful Scots came by to lend a hand!!!
This is the cool thing about Scottish formal-wear -- for once it's the guys that get the fun of accessorizing!!! Check out those man-purses they get to wear. (I learned the correct term for these, but I promptly forgot it because I liked "man-purse" better.)
They also get to carry a little tiny dagger in their woolly socks in addition to the fetching tartan sock-swatch!!! How'd those Scottish fashion gurus ever think this stuff up?
Here we see John, Mike, and Leandro all in full manly formal-wear:
Here we see the happy couple:
Some of you may have heard that you're not supposed to wear underwear with a kilt, and perhaps you're curious as to whether our non-Scottish friends here have complied with that tradition.
Well, I'm not about to ask this of my own brothers, but -- fortunately for you curious little readers you -- someone else asked the question, so I can pass the response on to you:
"You're supposed to wear underwear with a rented kilt."
So there you have it.
And since you've all been good lately, I'll do as some have requested and post one of the wonderful pictures of me looking rather dumpy because the cut of my dress is all wrong: