Ladies’ Dress Code

The attributes of a great lady may still be found in the rule of the four S’s:  

Sincerity, Simplicity, Sympathy, Serenity.

-Emily Post

Cotillion Attire

Ladies must wear knee-length, party dress with a minimum one inch wide shoulder coverage.  White gloves, tights, closed toe shoes with a maximum one inch heel. 

The BBC has requested flat soft sole shoes, please.


Formal Attire

Floor length party dresses, tights, closed toe dress shoes, opera or short gloves.

Ladies’ Dress Code

Casual Attire

Ladies must wear knee-length dress with a minimum one inch shoulder coverage.  Closed toe shoe.

No gloves necessary.

Ladies’ Dress Code

For the Observers

Business or cocktail attire for adults. Children should be in nice casual attire. No denim, please. 

The BBC has requested soft sole shoes as the cotillion will be held on the wood, basketball court.

Addington Cotillion reserves the right to refuse service to those that are not dressed in appropriate attire.