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Dress Regulations

Dress Regulations

Dress in the Pavilion on Match Days

Gentlemen

Gentlemen shall wear lounge suits or tailored jacket and trousers, shirt, tie or cravat and shoes with socks.

Gentlemen will not be admitted to the Pavilion, including the Pavilion Concourse, unless, on entrance, their dress conforms to this Regulation. Religious, traditional or national dress, or service uniform, is permitted.

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Any form of casual shoe; such as beach-style flip-flops, trainers,
    espadrilles, plimsolls or any shoe with a rubber-style toe-cap
  • Sandals and shoes worn without socks
  • Denim jeans and other denim clothing
  • Combat- or cargo-style trousers
  • Zip-up jackets or anoraks (without a tailored jacket)
  • Pullovers or cardigans (unless worn under a tailored jacket)
  • Fleeces and body-warmers (unless worn under a tailored jacket)
  • T-shirts or singlets
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Shorts
  • Tracksuits
  • Garments in military camouflage colours

Ladies

Ladies shall wear dresses; or skirts or trousers (which may be cropped below the knee) or culottes, with blouses or smart tops, and formal shoes, boots or sandals.

Dresses, blouses and smart tops may be sleeveless, strapless or halter-neck, providing shoulders are covered inside the Pavilion.

Religious, traditional or national dress, or service uniform, is permitted.

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Any form of casual shoe; such as beach-style  flip-flops, trainers, espadrilles, plimsolls or any shoe with a rubber-style toe-cap
  • Denim jeans and other denim clothing
  • Leggings or jodhpur-style trousers (unless worn under a dress or skirt)
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Shorts
  • Tracksuits
  • T-shirts (manufactured for playing sport or bearing advertising logos or offensive language)
  • Fleeces and body-warmers (unless worn under a tailored jacket)
  • Garments in military camou age colours
  • Bikini tops or tops/dresses showing bare midriff
  • Strapless tops or dresses (unless worn under a cardigan or jacket)

Bare feet, bare torsos and anyone wearing dilapidated or offensive garments of any kind will not be permitted under any circumstances.

Members or guests requiring exceptions to the Dress Regulations for reasons such as medical conditions must have the prior authorisation, in writing, of the Pavilion Manager.

Dress in the Pavilion for Non-match days

The Pavilion Dress Regulations are relaxed, and Members and their guests may dress less formally.

The minimum standard of dress is “smart casual” for both sexes. Jackets and ties are not required, but gentlemen must wear collared shirts (even when a collared sweater or jacket is worn on top) at all times.

Gentlemen

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Shirts which do not have a collar, including crew-neck shirts
    (polo-neck shirts are acceptable)
  • Any form of casual shoe; such as beach-style  flip-flops, trainers,
    espadrilles, plimsolls or any shoe with a rubber-style toe-cap
  • Sandals and shoes worn without socks
  • Denim jeans and other denim clothing
  • Combat- or cargo-style trousers
  • T-shirts or singlets
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Shorts
  • Tracksuits
  • Garments in military camouflage colours

Ladies

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Any form of casual shoe; such as beach-style  ip- ops, trainers,
    espadrilles, plimsolls or any shoe with a rubber-style toe-cap
  • Denim jeans and other denim clothing
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Shorts
  • Tracksuits
  • Garments in military camouflage colours
  • Bikini tops or tops/dresses showing bare midriff

Bare feet, bare torsos and anyone wearing dilapidated or offensive garments of any kind will not be permitted under any circumstances.

Dress in the Members' Friends' Enclosures

Members and their guests are expected to maintain an acceptable standard of dress while in the Members’ Friends’ Enclosures.

To avoid any embarrassment at the entrance to the enclosures, Members must ensure that their attire, and that of their guests, is appropriate for the area.

The minimum standard of dress to enter the Members’ Friends’ Enclosures is “smart casual” for both sexes. Jackets are not required, but gentlemen must wear collared shirts (even when a collared sweater or jacket is worn on top) at all times in the stands.

Shorts and trousers must be tailored, although denim is acceptable.

Gentlemen

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Shirts which do not have a collar, including crew-neck shirts
    (polo-neck shirts are acceptable)
  • T-shirts or singlets
  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Football, running, athletic, cycling, tennis or other shorts worn for playing sport
  • Tracksuits
  • Garments in military camouflage colours
  • Beachwear
  • Beach-style flip-flop shoes

Ladies

The following items of clothing are not-permitted:

  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Football, running, athletic, cycling, tennis or other shorts worn for playing sport
  • Tracksuits
  • Garments in military camouflage colours
  • Bikini tops or tops/dresses showing bare midriff
  • Beachwear
  • Beach-style flip-flop shoes

Bare feet, bare torsos and anyone wearing dilapidated or offensive garments of any kind will not be permitted under any circumstances

It is important to remember that, notwithstanding the dress standards outlined above, MCC reserves the right to refuse entry to any person
considered unsuitably attired.


For further information please contact MCC's Membership department.


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