Minatures in Mess on Evening Dress

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  1. Please someone let me know the rules on Minatures on Civillian Evening Dress.

    Off to Mess function tonight - am I entitled to wear my minatures on my evening dress - Left in 2005 and never really thought to ask before now. It is in the Mess of the Regiment I served with please advise soonest as only got 2 hours to find out otherwise I'll go naked lol.

  2. If they're in Mess Dress, then do so
  3. Perfectly entitled to wear them at a Mess function. As has been said on ARRSE before it might be considered a bit Walty to wear them on a DJ at a civvy do.
  4. Thanks guys - so which side do I wear them on?? LHS as with mess dress?? And I'm a gal so it may look walty anyway!
  5. Spanish_Dave

    Spanish_Dave LE Good Egg (charities)

    Yep same as Mess Dress
  6. Hey if you're really worried about it put them in your handbag then on arrival take a quick look round and if you're happy that others are wearing them nip into the ladies and put them on.
  7. But if you're wearing George boot/Mess Wellies with your DJ.... take a tip, leave the spurs at home.... ;)
  8. Yep - left hand side.
  9. Won't she look a bit silly in a posh frock and George Boots?

    The 2008 Award for "Not Reading All Of The Thread" goes to ..............
  10. Nice one Airfix, 7Ps etc.
  11. Well, you wear make-up when you ought to be wearing a brown paper bag so there's just no telling what you 'girls' might wear on your trotters... er, soz, I mean feet....
  12. you will have had your function by now... what happened!?!
    from my own experience you are expected to wear your min medals if invited back to a mess-do where they are wearing mess dress. You cannot wear mess dress of course so an evening black suit with bow tie is the norm. If it is a function where they are in civvy jackets and suits you dress the same - where nobody wears min medals.
    Ex Mess flunky!

    PS do not wear Bling medals... you will not be invited again!
  13. oldbaldy

    oldbaldy LE Moderator Good Egg (charities)
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    And second prize for not reading the thread goes to..............

    Why would SHE wear a black suit & bow tie?
  14. Thanks for all your replies - went got drunk came home with sore feet - it all worked out lovely and all people commented on was how different I was compared to when I left - I am a woman now lol with hair and make up!!

    Hey ho chuz for now