First published: 20 January 2021 @ 7:59 pm
It’s important to look your best when attending a wake. However, there are certain guidelines that you should follow in order to show respect for the deceased and their family.
In many Christian cultures, it is customary for mourners to wear black. Some people choose to wear all black clothing or all white clothing. Others choose to wear one or two black pieces with other colors in their outfit.
Here are some other guidelines that you should follow when choosing your outfit:
Avoid flashy jewelry and accessories.
You want your outfit to reflect respect and dignity, not materialism. A plain cross necklace is a good choice because it is subtle and shows your faith in God without being too flashy. Avoid clothes that have inappropriate logos or images on them.
It’s important to avoid clothes that might offend the family of the deceased, especially if they are devout Christians who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
When possible, try to find out what type of attire the family prefers before you attend the wake so you can avoid any awkward situations at the wake or funeral service itself.
This will also help you plan ahead if you don’t have time to go shopping before attending the funeral service. If you do not know what type of attire is preferred, ask the funeral director or family members of the deceased.
In general, it is always best to err on the side of modesty. Don’t wear too much makeup. Many people who are grieving will not want to see anyone wearing heavy makeup because it can make them feel uncomfortable.
Try to wear light makeup and only wear mascara if you need it for a special occasion such as a funeral service.
Dressing in a way that is respectful and dignified is an important part of showing respect for the deceased and their family. It is also important to dress in a way that shows respect for God and your faith in Him during this difficult time.
What to Wear to a Christian Funeral
A funeral is one of the most important ceremonies in a Christian’s life. It is important to dress appropriately for this event.
There are several different factors that should be taken into consideration when choosing your outfit for a funeral.
For example, you will want to make sure that your outfit is not too revealing and that it is appropriate for the time of year. It’s also important to make sure that your outfit doesn’t distract from the services and memorials at the funeral service itself.