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What do I wear to a baptism?
Last Updated: 2nd February, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, what do guests wear to a baptism?
The guests should wear Church-appropriateclothes, whether that is a dress, pants and a nice top, or apantsuit.
Likewise, what should a father wear to a baptism? In a casual church, a dad may fit in whilewearing dress pants and a short-sleeved collared shirt, but thetraditional ensemble is a full suit. A godparent should dress withthe same formality as the baby's parents; everyone shouldcoordinate so you'll look appropriate standing uptogether.
Secondly, is it OK to wear black to a baptism?
ANYTHING TOO SOMBRE: People often wonder if they canwear black to a christening, and the answer to this one isyes: unlike weddings, there aren't many colour-relatedsuperstitions related to christenings, and black should befine, as long as the outfit affects the occasion.
Do you have to wear white for baptism?
It has been a tradition for infants to wear whiteon their christening. White has been a famous choicebecause it symbolizes the purity and youth of the infant beingbaptized. This, however, is not compulsory; although somechurches provide white baptism bibs and coats forrent.