Mess Dress Help

Discussion in 'Seniors' started by SgtSlaughter, Nov 6, 2010.

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  1. I have bought a set of second hand mess dress in top condition.

    However I still need to get boots, shirt and bowtie. Where is the best place to get them?

    Also do you wear badges on mess dress other than rank ie, Skill At Arms?
     
  2. The Mess Dress are pretty good for george boots and all of that good stuff, as for Skill at arms you can wear them but to be honest I haven't seen many wear them at any mess do...
     
  3. Try eBay or a Mess Outfitters. Your unit probably has a preferred one. Goldings and The Mess Dress crop up quite often, but there are heaps of others.
     
  4. For shirt and bow tie, you can't really beat good old Marks and Spencer.
     
  5. Thanks for the advice. I have been looking already.

    One more question.

    Patent or Leather boots?
     
  6. I prefer patent, but that's probably just me.
     
  7. Patent is the way forward!

    STILTS
     
  8. "Patent"

    ive just been sick in my mouth never wear Patent unless your a spiv, Leather boots all the way


    BRB
     
  9. That's because you don't have a job when not on ops and can spend endless hours in the office bulling them. Or do you get one of the junior ranks to do them?
     
  10. fair one, and it only takes one mess function and one pissed twat to step on them and its back to square one.......PATENT is for winners......unless you happen to get off of bullshit!
     
  11. Fang_Farrier

    Fang_Farrier LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Get Shirty, Rose Street in Edinburgh for dress shirt and bowtie.
     
  12. Thanks for all the advice. I ordered from Mess Dress and had the items within 2 days.

    Will keep the others in mind for when I inevitably ruin my shirt with a slight spillage of alcohol!
     
  13. Dinger are you telling me you dont have a man to turn you out???? send me your kit ill get my man on it forthwith,

    Chin Chin do carry on