The Royal Regiment of Scotland wears a short jacket called a "doublet", in Archer Green.
Prior to amalgamation, Highland regiments wore the doublet with the kilt and sporran while Lowland regiments wore trews, both in the individual regiment's tartan. 1 Dress, officers wear a waist sash of crimson silk, while general officers wear a waist sash of gold and crimson stripes.
However, all of these uniforms must be purchased and maintained from non-public funds.
Historically, musicians were an important means of communications on the battlefield and wore distinctive uniforms for easy identification.
No.2 dress consists, for most corps and regiments, of a khaki jacket, shirt and tie with trousers or a skirt.
The Royal Regiment of Scotland wear a special pattern of jacket with a cut away front, worn with a regimental tartan kilt or trews.
Light cavalry regiments wear a lace crossbelt in place of the sash, while Rifle regiments wear a polished black leather crossbelt.
Other ranks wear a white, buff or black leather belt with a regimental pattern locket, with a bayonet frog if carrying arms.Uniforms in the British Army are specific to the regiment (or corps) to which a soldier belongs.Full dress presents the most differentiation between units, and there are fewer regimental distinctions between ceremonial dress, service dress, barrack dress and combat dress, though a level of regimental distinction runs throughout.Not all full-dress uniforms are scarlet; light cavalry regiments (hussars and lancers) and support corps traditionally wear blue (the Royal Artillery has worn blue since the 18th century), while rifle regiments wear green.Each regiment and corps of the British Army has an allotted facing colour according to Part 14 Section 2 Annex F of the British Army dress regulations.The Royal Regiment of Scotland wear a regimental glengarry with cockfeathers taken from the former ceremonial uniform of the Royal Scots and the King's Own Scottish Borderers, the Royal Irish Regiment wear the caubeen, while the Brigade of Gurkhas wear a round Kilmarnock cap.