Ceremonial dress

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Coronation portrait of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom, showing the coronation regalia atop a full dress military uniform

Ceremonial dress is the clothing worn for very special occasions, such as coronations, graduations, parades, religious rites, and trials. In the hierarchy of dress codes (e.g., Dress code (Western)), ceremonial dress is the most formal and offers almost no room for personal expression. Examples of ceremonial dress include:

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