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Question - Legal / Court Apparel for Call to the Bar ceremony

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Feb 23, 2011
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Toronto

Court / Legal Apparel

hi there

Would anyone know where one would be able to buy / rent Court apparel to be worn to the Call to the bar ceremony at a reasonable cost? some of the stores i looked at online range at $500-$800 for just the robe..

thanks in advance guys
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[OP]
Jr. Member
Feb 23, 2011
122 posts
69 upvotes
Toronto
hi there

Would anyone know where one would be able to buy / rent Court apparel to be worn to the Call to the bar ceremony at a reasonable cost? some of the stores i looked at online range at $500-$800 for just the robe..

thanks in advance guys
Deal Addict
Jan 28, 2009
1798 posts
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Calgary
Normally someone from your firm will lend you their robes.

If you are going to be going to court often, you might as well buy your own robes though.

I was/am a solicitor, so I never go to court. I borrowed robes from a co-worker who was my size.
Member
Dec 15, 2015
474 posts
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Toronto
Isn't harcourts $50-$100 for rentals? Come on and you're going for the bar!?

Or borrow from someone who is similar size to you. They are supposed to be somewhat fitted.
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Glaxin wrote:
Oct 22nd, 2018 11:25 am
hi there

Would anyone know where one would be able to buy / rent Court apparel to be worn to the Call to the bar ceremony at a reasonable cost? some of the stores i looked at online range at $500-$800 for just the robe..

thanks in advance guys
Law Society should have provided this to you. If you’re in Toronto, Harcourt and Imperial Robes are the main players. $500-$800 sounds like purchase price, not rental. Anyway, congratulations!
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May 18, 2009
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can prob find the same thing at a halloween costume shop Face With Tears Of Joy

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