What Is the Official Attire of Freemasons?


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If a Mason is attending an important meeting where the ritual work requires an amount of respect, the basic appropriate attire is a suit and tie. Dress code varies greatly from Lodge to Lodge.

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No matter the climate, some Lodges require their Masons to wear the smart dress of their country, or whatever is considered culturally acceptable in their country. This can be a tuxedo or a more casual khaki pants and button-up shirt.

Masons are given white aprons that symbolize innocence. The aprons have different designs and emblems according to the authority of each Mason. A consistency in the design of the apron is the All-Seeing Eye emblem, which is a symbol of watchfulness and mindfulness of the Supreme Being.

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