Dress Code

It is the intention of the dress code to provide guidelines within which each Member is expected to demonstrate discretion and good judgment. It is the responsibility of each member to conform to the dress code and to ensure that family members and guests do so as well. All children in the League House are expected to be appropriately attired, and children over the age of twelve are required to conform to the dress code.

For men:

Jacket and tie are strongly preferred.  Jacket and collared shirt are required at all times on the first floor members-only section of the League House.   

For women:

Dresses, blouses and skirts, or pants suit are appropriate attire. Pants should be tailored and are acceptable when worn with a jacket or other garments which would be appropriate if worn with a skirt.

Exceptions:

  • 1862 Dining Room and Bar: Jacket and tie are strongly preferred.  Jacket required at all times (including summer).
  • Breakfast: Business casual attire is acceptable in the Founders Room or Café Meredith for breakfast only.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Business casual attire is acceptable on Saturday until 5:00pm and all day Sunday in the Café throughout the year.
  • Private Dining/Meeting Rooms: Business casual attire is acceptable in private meeting rooms or for private dining events.
  • Summer Dress: Except for the 1862 dining room and bar, business casual attire may be worn throughout the League House from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Business casual attire: Defined as a collared shirt and pressed slacks for men and comparable attire for women.

Unacceptable Attire

The following attire is never acceptable on the first or second floors of the League House: jeans, denim wear, tee shirts, athletic wear, tank, halter, or jogging tops, untucked shirts, collared shirts unbuttoned more than one button or two inches from the neck-line, wrinkled clothing, shorts, baseball caps, sneakers, extremely casual or beach footwear.

Members and guests staying at the Inn of the League or using the Fitness Center may enter and leave the League House in attire that would not otherwise comply with the Rules of the House Committee only to go to or leave from the Fitness Center or the overnight rooms only by using the Sansom Street entrance and the elevators to and from the overnight rooms.