Footwear on day 1 of induction.

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Footwear on day 1 of induction.

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Hi,

This has probably been covered to death. I know they say shirt trousers and black shoes or boots.

I was just wondering what people have actually worn on the first day? I really don’t want to spend too much when I will most likely be issued boots on my first day.

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Normal black shoes. Some rocked up in jeans and trainers mind you 🤣

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Ooooo good question actual cause all I was told was wear something appropriate for a male prison & hopefully my uniform will be there & fit 🤞

I've got some black cargos & black trainers ... short is an issue & I'll be sifting thru my clothes tonight. Have a white button up shirt but seems I've expanded over lockdown & the boobs are trying to break free so definitely not appropriate 🤦🏼‍♀️

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I'm glad it's not just me who's expanded over lock down ..
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PrimalPrincess wrote: Wed May 19, 2021 1:11 pm Ooooo good question actual cause all I was told was wear something appropriate for a male prison & hopefully my uniform will be there & fit 🤞

I've got some black cargos & black trainers ... short is an issue & I'll be sifting thru my clothes tonight. Have a white button up shirt but seems I've expanded over lockdown & the boobs are trying to break free so definitely not appropriate 🤦🏼‍♀️
I have a a pair of all black running shoes. Do you think they will be okay? Not as rigid as boots but comfortable for sure.

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If you turned up in trainers I wouldn't be impressed. Not sure what the standards are at the establishment you are going to but I would expect you to be dressed smartly as you would for a civilian job. In other words, shoes, smart trousers, blouse or jumper. Nothing revealing.

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WELCOME BACK Carbon, good friend of mine, I know you have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with our members, great to see you back on here :slby:

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Thanks, nice to be back and here to help.

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Appreciate the input.

I have a few weeks before I start. So, I just wanted to reach out and get peoples opinions.

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Always remember, first impressions count.

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Hi all! Hope OP doesn't mind me jumping on their post. As a woman, do you think I can wear Loafers on my first day? I know it says dress smart etc. but I dont really fancy going out and buying boots to wear for one day?

If anyone can help/offer advice that'd be grand! :slbg:

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As long as your civilian clothes are smart and presentable, you'll have no problems.

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