Proper dating site etiquette
However, the colour red is frowned upon at funerals.
This is a requirement in the Greek Orthodox Church and in some Catholic Churches.
Depending on the religious sect, head coverings may be required as part of the funeral dress code.
The Funeral Service takes place at the Synagogue where prayers, eulogies and sermons will be conducted.
For Orthodox services both sexes are required to cover their heads, yarmulkes for men and scarves for women.
For Conservative services, only men are required to wear yarmulkes. Most Synagogues will provide the head coverings if required.
Black and dark coloured conservative clothing is the most respectful attire. But it is appropriate to wear conservative clothing.
If you are not of the same belief as the bereaved family - make enquiries and make sure you are appropriately dressed so as not to offend anyone.
In Western, Christian society there was a time when funeral etiquette ruled that everyone wore black to a burial or memorial service.
Now it is no longer required that you wear all black.
However, if the deceased is a family member and the rest of the family have made the decision to wear black, perhaps you would consider falling in with them as this is not the appropriate time to make a stand about what is proper funeral dress etiquette.
Funeral dress can vary even between the various branches of Christian customs, it is best to go with the funeral etiquette requirements laid down by the bereaved family's belief system.
Your dress should be appropriately conservative and respectful for the family and others in attendance.
Most men choose formal clothes like a suit, and would normally wear a black tie if they have one.