When dressing for Court and for Call there's a lot to think about when it comes to your court attire so we've put together a helpful guide on dressing for court for both women and men.
The first thing you'll need is a plain dark suit in black, navy or grey. For women this consists of either trousers or a knee-length skirt or dress with a suit jacket, for men this consists of trousers and a suit jacket. You can wear a waistcoat but you don't have to. Both parties should wear black formal shoes; women can wear heels but are not required to.
Underneath your suit jacket men should wear a tunic shirt with a wing-collar and bands, women have a few more options - they can wear a tunic shirt with a wing-collar and bands, a tunic shirt with a collar and bands attached, a wing-collar shirt with bands, a top and a collarette, or a dress with a collarette.
Your suit jacket is worn over the top of your shirt or collarette and buttoned up. Your bands (the two flappy bits at your neck) should be pulled out over the front of your suit jacket. Now you can put on your wig and gown.
Your gown should be worn over the top of your suit jacket. Your wig should be worn forward so there's no hair showing between your forehead and the front of your wig. Long and mid-length hair should be tied or pinned back under your wig. And then you're ready for court or your Call ceremony.
You can watch our video run-through of this guide here>