Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Justice in High Heels

On special ceremonial occasions British judges and QCs (Queen's counsels!) wear long wigs, black breeches, silk stockings and lace jabots. High Court Judges in addition have a scarlet and fur mantle. The Lord Chancellor and judges of the Court of Appeal have black silk damask gowns heavily embellished with gold embroidery. (abridged from Wikipedia).

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