I have been part of a committee to upgrade the school uniform at the Primary School my children attend. When we first looked at moving to Sydney, several of my children begged me to choose a different school because this one had such an ugly uniform. To refresh your memory, here are my children at the start of this year. Only Ben likes it because it is 'Hawthorn' colours (the AFL team he barracks for).
Technically the hats and jackets are not official uniform as there has been a hold up with supply of these items and these are some I have substituted from local shops, but it is basically the same as the official items, just without the school logo.
The only disappointment was that the kids in Abby's class (who have worn the old uniform for 5-6 years already) are very loyal to the brown and gold and were calling her a traitor and telling her she looked stupid. Heartbreaking to have happen when she was so excited before school, but if she chooses to go back to the old uniform most of the time, that's okay. One girl was even hitting her (not hard fortunately) but sad all the same.