Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Her Supreme Collars

The woman. The justice. The legend. The jabot.

The Washington Post/Getty Images It's not easy to show one's personality while wearing a black robe among other uniform, black robes, but the notorious RBG has somehow found a way to do just that. The Washington Post/Getty Images It's not easy to show one's personality while wearing a black robe among other uniform, black robes, but the notorious RBG has somehow found a way to do just that. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who won confirmation to the Supreme Court in 1993 by an overwhelming Senate vote of 96-3, has earned fame not only for her careful, impeccably researched opinions, but for her killer court fashion. Getty Images Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who won confirmation to the Supreme Court in 1993 by an overwhelming Senate vote of 96-3, has earned fame not only for her careful, impeccably researched opinions, but for her killer court fashion. If you're not sure what a jabot (pronounced "ja-beau") even is, now is as good a time as any to learn, as RBG has mastered the art of schooling her colleagues while donning one of these court-approved accessories. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images If you're not sure what a jabot (pronounced "ja-beau") even is, now is as good a time as any to learn, as RBG has mastered the art of schooling her colleagues while donning one of these court-approved accessories.

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Justice Ginsburg told Katie Couric in 2014 that this delicate, beaded jabot from Cape Town, South Africa, is her favorite.

Justice Ginsburg shows off a more classic look with this lace jabot. Brooks Kraft/Corbis via Getty Images Justice Ginsburg shows off a more classic look with this lace jabot. She wore the same style to President Obama's inauguration in 2013. Win McNamee/Getty Images She wore the same style to President Obama's inauguration in 2013. The lace collar to end all lace collars. There is nothing to dissent from here. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images The lace collar to end all lace collars. There is nothing to dissent from here. Justice Ginsburg wears this gift from her law clerks when she delivers majority opinions. Think #WinningJabot. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Justice Ginsburg wears this gift from her law clerks when she delivers majority opinions. Think #WinningJabot. Damn. Forget about necklaces. Or any other neckwear, for that matter. This jabot is the star of them all ... BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Damn. Forget about necklaces. Or any other neckwear, for that matter. This jabot is the star of them all ...
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