Berets and Dress Standards It comes to something when this has to be addressed on Arrse. Why oh why do we continue to see the increase in the wearing of berets as peaked flat hats with badges not over the left eye, but stuck almost behind the line of the left ear? Is it fashion? Is it style? Is it comfortable? Is it respectful? Is it a sign of Regimental individuality? Is it simple idleness and a failure of the Change of Command in not having the Moral Courage to correct it? Is it a sign of toughness?