The 47th Scottish Highland Games: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Three signs of a fashionably good Highland Games: Plaid knee-highs, traditional (and real) hairstyles, an assumption that there are definitely bloomers involved.
Three signs of a fashionably good Highland Games: Plaid knee-highs, traditional (and real) hairstyles, an assumption that there are definitely bloomers involved.
photo by Molly Smith

The 47th Scottish Highland Games took over Steele Indian School Park this weekend with all its bagpiped, hammer-thrown glory.

We checked out the annual event, thrown by the Caledonian Society of Arizona, and took a few fashionable notes. The Good's above, the Bad and the Ugly are after the jump and the whole bloody slideshow is right here.

Two signs of a fashionably bad Highland Games: New Balances (come on) and a whole lot of unwanted skin.
Two signs of a fashionably bad Highland Games: New Balances (come on) and a whole lot of unwanted skin.
photo by Molly Smith
One sign of a fashionably ugly Highland Games: Ripped blue plaid? You have to be bloody kidding me.
One sign of a fashionably ugly Highland Games: Ripped blue plaid? You have to be bloody kidding me.
photo by Molly Smith

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