Given the news that Prince William has been made colonel of the Irish Guards, a new sartorial question is raised: Will he get married in red?
The iconic garb of the Irish Guards consists of a scarlet tunic and a bearskin, which is a tall fur cap.
Formed in 1900 by order of Queen Victoria, the Irish Guards is a regiment steeped in history. The way to tell them from the other five regiments of the Foot Guards is by the spacing of their buttons, which are arranged in groups of four.
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