Friday, May 13, 2011

Dress code changes for Mormon women employees and missionaries

Excerpts of Pantyhose begone: LDS female employees give thanks, Peggy Fletcher Stack, Salt Lake Tribune
[T]he LDS Church changed its policy to allow female employees in the church's Salt Lake City headquarters to forsake their pantyhose and go barelegged.

This follows a similar move from last summer, loosening the pantyhose requirements for "sister missionaries"

On top of that, these young women are now allowed to wear "brighter colors, patterns and even accessories ... to make sister missionaries' appearance more inviting to investigators."

The church also is allowing sister missionaries to shorten their skirts above mid-calf but are still required "to cover the knees when sitting or standing."

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