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Investitures

Every summer, The Queen hosts a number of Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace, which are attended by people from all walks of life. Garden parties have been held at the Palace since the 1860s, when Queen Victoria introduced what were known as 'breakfasts' (though they took place in the afternoon).

 If you’re one of the lucky ones to be invited, you’ll want to be sure that you’re wearing the right sort of attire. Most people like to dress up for their special day. Gentlemen wear morning dress or lounge suits, while women wear afternoon dress, usually with hats or fascinators. National dress and uniform are also often worn.

An Investiture is a very special day when an individual who has been awarded an honour receives their award in person from The Queen or another member of the Royal Family. A number of Investitures are held each year, many of them at Buckingham Palace, with others taking place at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh or at Windsor Castle.

Whether you’re attending an Investiture or a Royal Garden Party, DAPPER Formalwear for men is perfectly placed to supply you with your traditional Top Hat and Tails, otherwise known as Morning Dress, for this very special occasion. You may wish to hire your morning suit for a one-off visit, or you may prefer to buy yourself something special, made to order; in either case, DAPPER is here to help you.

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