Why do they wear the same clothes on The Great British Bake Off?

If you are a fan of the The Great British Bake Off you may have noticed that the contestants are often seen to be wearing the same outfits.

Although each episode is filmed over two days, the bakers are shown wearing the same clothes throughout the whole episode and fans have began to wonder why.

If you have always wondered about this then read on because we have the inside scoop!

Why do they wear the same clothes on GBBO?

Each episode of The Great British Bake Off is usually filmed over a two day period. You will often hear the contestants and judges refer to the next challenge being “tomorrow.”

However, fans have noticed that even though each episode is filmed over two days, the contestants are seen in the same outfit as the day before.

This is to ensure continuity throughout each episode, and to avoid any mishaps to do with that.

 

What happens if their clothes get dirty?

Former winner Frances Quinn spoke to Cosmopolitan about the rule of wearing the same clothes. They said:

“Luckily they change the aprons so we don’t look like a Jackson Pollock painting by the end of it.”

“I think layers [is the answer], but even then you still have to wear what you had on, on top. Difficult. And everyone was always like ‘Did you buy two of everything?’ and I was like ‘No, you’re spending so much money on butter and eggs…”

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