Ceremonial Clothing in Western Cultures

Ceremonial clothing in Western cultures, life cycle celebrations associated with particular occasions are manifested by certain types of ceremonial clothing. Some events where ceremonial clothing would be worn include baptism, graduation, marriage, and mourning.

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... funeral is expected to wear black or at least sombre or drab-colored clothing ... Following the funeral, family and friends now resume their normal clothing ... money and time for a course of mourning that started with black clothing, progressed to grey, then violet, and ended with the wearing of colors again ...

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