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What do you wear to a christening?

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Any clothes that are suitable to wear to church are the proper styles to wear to a christening. The child's parents and godparents may want to dress up a little more for the occasion.

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What do you wear to a christening?
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Women should wear conservative dresses or pantsuits to a christening. Since the ceremony is often in a church or other religious venue, it is not appropriate to wear anything that shows too much skin, such as a strapless dress, a top that shows cleavage or a very short skirt. Men should wear a sports coat or a suit and tie. If the weather is particularly hot, men can often wear just a dress shirt and tie.

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