This competition is now closed.

Fed up with the same old plain, boring lab coat? Well, as part of Radleys 50th anniversary celebrations, we want to see your lab coat designs!

We’re looking for unique and creative designs and our favourite ones will win a personalised lab coat, or set of team lab coats, specially customised with their name, or team name.

Entry levels

You can enter on you own, or as a team, and we’ll categorise entries as follows:

Level 1 – Individuals

Level 2 – Teams of up to six

How to enter

You can use anything to customise your lab coat – pens, paint, feathers… get creative and impress the judges!

Upload your pictures to TwitterInstagram or Facebook with the hashtag #PimpMyLabCoat. Our usernames on each of the sites are @Radleys, radleys_chemistry and @radleyschemistry respectively.

Alternatively, you can email with the subject line Pimp My Lab Coat.

Need some inspiration? Then head over to Pinterest and take a look at our inspiration board for Pimp My Lab Coat.

Pictures must either be in the .jpg or .png file format and file sizes must be no larger than 10MB.

Please include the following information with your entry:

  1. Your full name
  2. Your team name, if you enter as a group
  3. Your entry level
  4. A brief description of what inspired your design
  5. Between three and ten photos of your lab coat/s

Make sure you get your entry to us by the deadline on Wednesday 7th December at 11:59pm.

The winners

Our panel of judges will choose the winner based on creativity and originality and they’ll be notified by email from Wednesday 21st December.

The prize? We’ll print personalised lab coats for the winning individual and the winning team.


Stunning image courtesy of George Alexander Ishida Newman