The appropriate attire to wear to a funeral is conservative, dark and formal attire. Women may wish to wear a black dress or suit, and men should wear a black, grey or dark blue suit with a conservative cut over a crisp, white-collared shirt and tie. Children should wear nice dress shoes and dark clothing that is classic and understated. Bright, loud colors should be avoided by all guests.Continue Reading
Rather than wearing a black cocktail dress, women may want to wear something more conservative that covers the knees and shoulders. A funeral is an ideal occasion to wear a hat, as long as it is not too gaudy. If a woman wants to wear jewelry, it is polite to wear something simple, such as a string of pearls and just one ring on each hand. It is a good idea to wear comfortable shoes, rather than heels.
A formal hate such as a fedora can be worn by men, and a trench coat can be used alongside the hat for a classic style. Men should not wear any jewelry besides a watch and a wedding ring, if applicable. Polished dress shoes are recommended, and attendees should bring an umbrella and a few extra handkerchiefs.Learn more about Holidays & Celebrations