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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Fashion: 1888-Now


1950s

Fashion of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Fashion of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Here, during a special TV appearance, the women of the Choir wear a belted dress with lapel, made from a light-colored satin. The three-quarters length sleeves and mid-calf hemline are also notable design elements of this dress. For this performance, the men wear traditional tuxedos. 

Photo from BYUtv.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Fashion, 1950s

However, despite what some might call "trendy" look of the Choir, later in the 1950s, their dresses became more formal. This pink dress was worn by Choir members for various performances between 1950 and 1960. 

Photo from mormontabernaclechoir.org

1955

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Fashion, 1955

In 1955, something new happened: the dress for the female Choir members included a piece a jewlery, here shown. The simple circular brooch would set a precedent for later years when jewelry was issued with specific outfits.

Photo from Go Ye into All the World
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