10 Tips on What NOT to Wear to a Funeral

Deciding what to wear to a traditional funeral can be tricky. You may not want to buy something new but you do want to be appropriate.

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No question, times have changed and many people are opting for a more casual approach to funeral attire. But, and this is a big but, you still need to keep the purpose of the event in mind and think conservative. If you want to go casual, think business casual, not beach casual. The people attending are not there to judge you, they are there to pay their respects to the deceased and his or her family. You still need to up your game a little bit out of respect. To avoid making a common funeral fashion faux pas, here are 10 style choices you may want to avoid.

Our best advice is to use common sense and dress as you would for a church service. Stick to dark and neutral colors and conventional styles. And if all else fails, ask your mom.

2 thoughts on “10 Tips on What NOT to Wear to a Funeral”

  1. Joy Butler

    I think it’s really important to have good etiquette at a funeral. I think that’s good to be respectful. I will have to be wise of the way I dress next time I go to the funeral.

  2. Brenda McDonald

    Yes its good to dress properly for a funeral. I recently started wearing hats and fascinators.

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