At the August, 2017 National Convention, the Supreme Knight announced that the Board of Directors had approved changes to the 4th Degree Uniform and Color Corps regalia in an effort to make the 4th Degree more attractive to younger members as well as still relavent. While these changes are effective immediately, there will be some time needed to transition from the old to the new.
This is the current information regarding the regalia change as of January 9, 2018:
Supreme has an online FAQ which will also answer some of your questions. Click here to go to the FAQ at the Supreme web site. If you have any questions not covered by this FAQ, please contact your vice supreme master.
These are photos of the official regalia as described in the Color Corps Drill Manual prior to the August 2017 announcement at the National Convention.
4th Degree Members Official Regalia Dress
Color Corps Official Regalia Dress
These are photos of the new 4th degree member and Color Corps official regalia dress as announced at the August 2017 National Convention
New 4th degree member and Color Corps official regalia dress
As worn at the August 2017 National Convention
As shown in the FAQ with sword, gloves and baldric