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Catholic Origins

Catholic Origins
Ecclesiastical Elegance: Exploring Clerical Fashion

Catholic Origins
Interesting Facts on Clerical Shirts and Collars

Depending on how familiar you are with clerical clothing, you may or may not be familiar on the reasons why clergy shirts are worn.  We take a look at some interesting facts on clerical shirts and collars to better understand the traditions and history of why clergy shirts are worn. In the case of religion, […]

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Evolution of Clerical Fashion: Formal, casual and everything in between

The evolution of clerical garbs and dresses has been in constant motion and has continued to change and evolve alongside contemporary fashion. Looking back through the decades lets us see how clerical outfitting has changed and where we may expect it to go in the future…

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Clerical Collars: Symbolism and Meaning

The clerical collar is an item adorned as part of Christian clerical clothing. The clerical collar is an item adorned as part of Christian clerical clothing. Clerical collars are detachable and the styling allows them inserted or buttoned onto a clergy shirt. They are often fastened by a few metal studs, attached at the front […]

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Clerical Garment Types and Care

Vestment is the term for a formal article of clothing that is worn by the people who conduct a worship service. Vestments originated as ordinary street clothes of the first century, but have more or less remained the same as clothing fashions have changed. Clerical is the term to describe the distinctive street clothing that clergy […]

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Clerical Clothing: Simple, elegant and traditional

Clerical clothing has strictly adhered to codified rules that were implemented to bring uniformity to those devoted to the Church. Priests and vicars were easily identifiable by the clothing they wore – most prominently by the collar that featured around their neck. With modern times, these rules have softened and nowadays priests need a more […]

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