Objection! Judges reject new robes – The Independent

Posted March 27th, 2009 in court dress, judiciary, news by sally

“The English judiciary has long been regarded as a bastion of conservative mores and sartorial continuity. So when, 10 months ago, former designer of the year Betty Jackson ripped up 300 years of tradition by introducing a new robe for some of England’s most trenchant legal minds, her chutzpah raised eyebrows far beyond the High Court.”

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The Independent, 27th March 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk