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don (verb) put on; wear.
When you don your hat, you put it on. You don new clothes on a festive occasion, that is, you wear new clothes on the occasion. The priest dons ceremonial clothes at a baptism or at a wedding. This means the priest puts on ceremonial clothes at a baptism or at a wedding.
- Harry donned his best suit, with a tie and collars, to appear for the interview. In these clothes he appeared very smart.
- Danny is very careful about what clothes he appears in. On formal occasions, he dons formal clothes and examines every item of clothing before putting it on.