Whoever said that doesn't know about the supplied toggles that come with the skirted Toto toilets.
It's a no-brainer for anyone that actually reads instructions.
By all means, get the skirted bowls. They are much easier to keep clean and look nicer.
And hire a plumber that can read.
Or do it yourself. Most homeowners read very well.
To change a seat on the Vespin or Carlyle, use a screwdriver. It's that simple.
Seat toggles for the skirted bowls