WHAT SHOULD I WEAR TO COURT?

Life isn’t perfect but your outfit can be!

Going to court? Not sure what to wear?

At Coastal Lawyers we are quite the fashionable bunch (or maybe we just like good old fashioned practical advice that people can use).

So here it is, Coastal Lawyers top fashion court trends for 2020 (and beyond).

DON’T GET TOO COMFORTABLE

Wear what makes you feel comfortable BUT…..not too comfortable. It is not a day out at the beach. You aren’t going out for cocktails or beers with your friends. It is a serious occasion and a serious environment, so dress with that in mind.

COVER UP THE TAT’S

First impressions last and while society has progressed and many of us lawyers now even have tattoos, the law and particularly the courts are still very conservative places. The Magistrate is unlikely to enjoy your ink as much as your friends.

CONSERVATIVE

Dressing conservatively shows that you respect the court process and are taking your matter seriously. This will not go unnoticed by the Magistrate.

So dress to impress but also dress in what makes you most comfortable and authentic.

You don’t want to be a nervous Nelly or a fidgety Fred because you have dressed in a suit for the first time or because you are wearing 6 inch heels when you are more comfortable in flat shoes.

  • Men should preferably wear a suit and tie BUT if you are not comfortable in a suit then opt for some dress trousers and a button up shirt.

  • Ladies, again a pant or dress suit is preferred however anything on the conservative side is better.

WHAT TO AVOID?

  • Plunging necklines.

  • Singlets

  • Short skirts

  • Shorts

  • Thongs

  • Showing off tattoos and piercings.

COASTAL LAWYERS TIP: If you don’t own any court suitable clothes then head down to your local op shop and you will be surprised what $20 can buy you.

Alternatively, put the call out on social media. You are bound to have some friends who can loan you an outfit for the day.

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  • Gosford Local Court

  • Gosford District Court

  • Wyong Local Court

  • All Central Coast Children’s Courts.

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The information contained in this legal resource is information only. It is not a substitute for your own research and/or legal advice. If you need legal advice, then you can book an obligation free appointment with Coastal Lawyers online.

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DISLAIMER (BECAUSE WOULD WE EVEN BE LAWYERS WITHOUT ONE): 

The information contained in this legal resource is information only. It is not a substitute for your own research and/or legal advice. If you need legal advice, then you can book an obligation free appointment with Coastal Lawyers online.