Orders of Dress

Officers
 
No. 1 Highland 
(Ceremonial)
For formal ceremonial
occasions and parades 
such as Remembrance 
Day and Annual Inspection.
  • Scarlet officer's tunic with white lanyard
  • Officer's red rank insignia slip-on's
  • Diced Glengarry with Corps badge over red felt backing
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Hairy sporran - white with black tassels and silver cantle
  • Hose tops
  • Officer's double loop red garters
  • White spats with black buttons
  • White leather belt
  • White leather baldric
  • White gloves
  • Sword and Scabbard
  • Black shoes or boots (Polishable and provided by cadet)
No. 1a Highland (Dress)
Worn for ceremonial
occasions where swords
are not required or 
appropriate such 
as a church parade.
As for No.1 except:
  • Without swords
No. 2 (Mess)
Worn at mess dinners, 
the cadet formal and 
other social events.
As for No.1 except:
  • Without Sword
  • Without white belt
  • Without baldric
  • Without white spats
  • Without hose tops
  • Without white gloves
  • With Simple sword sling (worn clipped together)
  • With green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Glengarry worn to/from event
No. 3 (Garrison)
  • White dress shirt
  • School tie
  • Navy cadet v-neck sweater with red officer rank slip-ons
  • Diced Glengarry with corps cap badge on red felt backing
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Hair sporran (see No. 1)
  • Green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Officer's double loop red garters
  • Black shoes (polishable and provided by cadet)
No. 3a As for No.3 except:
  • Grey dress trousers (as per No.1 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
No. 3b As per No.3 except:
  • Dress trousers (as per No.2 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
  • Dress shirt of any colour
  • Dress shoes of any colour
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Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO's)
 
No. 1 (Ceremonial)
For formal ceremonial
occasions and parades 
such as Remembrance 
Day and Annual Inspection.
  • Scarlet tunic
  • Rank insignia sewn on sleeve
  • Diced Glengarry with Corps badge
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Hairy sporran - white with black tassels and silver cantle
  • Hose tops
  • Red garters
  • White spats with white buttons
  • White plastic belt
  • White gloves
  • Black shoes or boots (Polishable and provided by cadet)
No. 1a (Dress)
Worn for ceremonial
occasions where swords
are not required or 
appropriate such 
as a church parade.
As for No.1 except:
  • Without swords
No. 2 (Mess)
Worn at mess dinners, 
the cadet formal and 
other social events.
As for No.1 except:
  • Without Drill Cane
  • Without white spats
  • Without hose tops
  • Without white gloves
  • With green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Glengarry worn to/from event
No. 3 (Garrison)
  • White dress shirt
  • School tie
  • Navy cadet v-neck sweater with NCO rank slip-ons
  • Diced Glengarry with corps cap badge
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Hairy sporran (see No. 1)
  • Green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Red garters
  • Black shoes (polishable and provided by cadet)
No. 3a As for No.3 except:
  • Grey dress trousers (as per No.1 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
No. 3b As per No.3 except:
  • Dress trousers (as per No.2 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
  • Dress shirt of any colour
  • Dress shoes of any colour
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Cadets
 
No. 1 (Ceremonial)
For formal ceremonial
occasions and parades 
such as Remembrance 
Day and Annual Inspection.
  • Scarlet tunic 
  • Rank insignia sewn on sleeve
  • Diced Glengarry with Corps badge
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Brown leather sporran 
  • Hose tops
  • Red garters
  • White spats with white buttons
  • White plastic belt
  • White gloves
  • Black shoes or boots (Polishable and provided by cadet)
No. 1a (Dress)
Worn for ceremonial
occasions where swords
are not required or 
appropriate such 
as a church parade.
As for No.1 :
No. 2 (Mess)
Worn at mess dinners, 
the cadet formal and
other social events.
As for No.1 except:
  • Without white spats
  • Without hose tops
  • Without white gloves
  • With green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Glengarry worn to/from event
No. 3 (Garrison)
  • White dress shirt
  • School tie
  • navy cadet v-neck sweater with red officer rank slip-ons
  • Diced Glengarry with corps cap badge on red felt backing
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Hairy sporran (see No. 1)
  • Green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Officer's double loop red garters
  • Black shoes (polishable and provided by cadet)
No. 3a As for No.3 except:
  • Grey dress trousers (as per No.1 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
No. 3b As per No.3 except:
  • Dress trousers (as per No.2 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
  • Dress shirt of any colour
  • Dress shoes of any colour
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Pipers and Drummers
 
No. 1 Highland
(Ceremonial)
For formal ceremonial
occasions and parades
such as Remembrance 
Day and Annual Inspection.
Pipers and Drummers:
  • Scarlet tunic with shoulder wings 

  • (black & white for pipers, red & white for drummers)
  • Rank insignia sewn on sleeves
  • Feather bonnet with red & white hackle
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Hose tops
  • Red garters
  • White spats with white buttons
  • Black parade boots (Polished and provided by DND)
Pipers Only:
  • Full plaid and broach
  • Black leather belt and cross belt
  • Hairy sporran - white with black tassels and silver and black cantle
Drummers Only:
  • Half plaid
  • White leather belt
  • Brown leather sporran
No. 1a Highland (Dress)
Worn for ceremonial
occasions where swords
are not required or 
appropriate such 
as a church parade.
As for No.1 except:
  • Without feather bonnets
  • With diced Glengarry with Corps badge (Drummers)
  • With black Glengarry with Corps badge (Pipers)
No. 2 (Mess)
Worn at mess dinners, 
the cadet formal and 
other social events.
As for No.1 except:
  • Without white spats
  • Without hose tops
  • Without white gloves
  • With green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Glengarry worn to/from event
No. 3 (Garrison)
  • White dress shirt
  • School tie
  • Navy cadet v-neck sweater with appropriate rank slip-ons
  • Diced (Drummers) or black (Pipers) Glengarry with corps cap badge
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Hairy (Pipers) or brown leather (drummers) sporran 
  • Green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Red garters
  • Black shoes (polishable and provided by cadet)
No. 3a As for No.3 except:
  • Grey dress trousers (as per No.1 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
  • Black parade boots may be worn instead of shoes
No. 3b As per No.3 except:
  • Dress trousers (as per No.2 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
  • Dress shirt of any colour
  • Dress shoes of any colour
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Military Bandsmen
Special Note: Until such time as uniform supplies are restocked to an adequate level, the military band will wear No. 1 School Dress.
 
No. 1 (Ceremonial)
For formal ceremonial
occasions and parades 
such as Remembrance 
Day and Annual Inspection.
  • Scarlet tunic with wings
  • Rank insignia sewn on sleeves
  • Diced Glengarry with Corps badge
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Brown leather sporran
  • Hose tops
  • Red garters
  • White spats with white buttons
  • White plastic belt
  • Black shoes or boots (Polishable and provided by cadet)
No. 1a (Dress)
Worn for ceremonial
occasions where swords
are not required or 
appropriate such 
as a church parade.
As for No.1 except:
  • Without swords
No. 1b
  • No.1 School Dress navy blazer
  • White dress shirt
  • School tie
  • Diced Glengarry with corps cap badge
  • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
  • Brown leather sporran
  • Green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
  • Red garters

  • Black shoes (polishable and provided by cadet)
    No. 2 (Mess)
    Worn at mess dinners, 
    the cadet formal and 
    other social events.
    As for No.1 except:
    • Without white spats
    • Without hose tops
    • With green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
    • Glengarry worn to/from event
    No. 3 (Garrison)
    • White dress shirt
    • School tie
    • Navy cadet v-neck sweater with appropriate rank slip-ons
    • Diced Glengarry with corps cap badge
    • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
    • Brown leather sporran
    • Green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
    • Red garters
    • Black shoes (polishable and provided by cadet)
    No. 3a As for No.3 except:
    • Grey dress trousers (as per No.1 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
    No. 3b As per No.3 except:
    • Dress trousers (as per No.2 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
    • Dress shirt of any colour
    • Dress shoes of any colour
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    Training (Macdonald-Laidlaw) Company
    Cadet Officers and NCO's assigned to Macdonald-Laidlaw Company will wear the appropriate uniform indicated in the orders of dress indicated above for Officers and NCOs.
     
    No. 1 (Ceremonial)
    For formal ceremonial
    occasions and parades 
    such as Remembrance 
    Day and Annual Inspection.
    • No.1 School Dress navy blazer
    • White dress shirt
    • School tie
    • White gloves
    • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
    • Brown leather sporran
    • Green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
    • Red garters
    • Black shoes or boots (Polishable and provided by cadet)
    No. 1a (Dress)
    Worn for ceremonial
    occasions where swords
    are not required or 
    appropriate such 
    as a church parade.
    As for No.1 except:
    • Without kilt, sporran and knee socks
    • With No. 1 School Dress grey trousers
    No. 2 (Mess)
    Worn at mess dinners, 
    the cadet formal and 
    other social events.
    As for No.1 except:
    • Without white gloves
    • Worn with kilt or trousers as directed
    No. 3 (Garrison)
    • White dress shirt
    • School tie
    • Navy cadet v-neck sweater with rank slip-ons if applicable
    • Diced Glengarry with corps cap badge
    • Modern Gordon kilt with kilt pin
    • Brown leather sporran
    • Green knee socks (for purchase at athletic stores)
    • Red garters
    • Black shoes (polishable and provided by cadet)
    No. 3a As for No.3 except:
    • Grey dress trousers (as per No.1 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
    No. 3b As per No.3 except:
    • Dress trousers (as per No.2 School Dress) in place of kilt and knee socks
    • Dress shirt of any colour
    • Dress shoes of any colour