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  • hunt ball?

    I am fifteen years old and I am going to my first hunt ball and I really don't know what to wear anyone have any idea I am tall enough not sure how tall average like and I am an english size 6 not sure what that is over in America but I can never find things to fit me so any ideas for me??

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    You might have better luck posting in the Hunting forum...
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    • #3
      Agreed, post in the Hunting Forum. I know our local hunt has very strict guidlines regarding ladies' dress colors so as not to clash should the men be in Scarlet. I don't know if all the hunts are so fussy. My advice, when in doubt go in black and not too bare.


      • #4
        I think you can even search the hunt forum for that, I remember reading about it.

        No red dress, and whatever else fancies the hunt. It's probably not a bad idea to ask at the source.


        • #5
          Are you asking about what to wear at the hunt or the hunt ball?
          I agree, ask this over in hunting.

          Generally, if it is the hunt ball, usually it is a dressy affair. Look on their web site for photos of previous hunt balls or ask someone in the club.
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          • #6
            It depends. Are you male or female? Whicj country? What hunt? Ask someone who knows the LOCAL customs, perhaps whoever invited you. You WERE invited, weren't you?


            • #7
              The Hunt Ball is not the hunt it's self. It is dressy. Depending on the hunt it can be ball gowns and tuxedos or what you would wear as an upscale wedding guest. Do not wear riding clothes.
              "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there"


              • #8
                Originally posted by savvylover112 View Post
                I am fifteen years old and I am going to my first hunt ball and I really don't know what to wear
                my only suggestion is to wear something appropriate for your age...do NOT dress like some middle aged woman desperate to show her boobs off to some drunk men....

                call me old fashioned, but something in a neutral satin with full length skirt and covered shoulders is always becoming....


                barring that this in a more neutral though I do like the dark color as well


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                • #9
                  I believe an english size 6 would be an american size 4. I'm told that either black or white evening dress is correct for ladies, but I'm sure that varies by hunt. And I don't know if it's different for teenagers. Probably safest to ask some of the hunt members who've been before. Have fun.
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by savvylover112 View Post
                    I am fifteen years old and I am going to my first hunt ball and I really don't know what to wear anyone have any idea I am tall enough not sure how tall average like and I am an english size 6 not sure what that is over in America but I can never find things to fit me so any ideas for me??
                    I'm assuming you are English as you refer to "over in America".

                    If you are a Brit, it will not be "The" Hunt Ball. At 15 you are still a PC member and the ball will be the PC Hunt Ball and be chaperoned - no alcohol (theoretically). No colour rules apart from Black is very aging on a 15 year old. Think prom dress as opposed to Beyonce.

                    I have to say the hardest nights work I ever did was chaperoning a PC Hunt Ball. Dragging snogging teenagers out of toilets, from under tables. Finding the booze and fag stashes. Never Again.

                    "Chaos, panic and disorder. My work here is done"

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