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Modesty and Modest Dress

modest girl Latter-day Saints believe that modest dress reflects commitment to a Christlike life and shows respect for self, for fellow beings, and for God. In their homes and in the Church, they are taught that modest dress has a positive effect on both self-esteem and behavior.


Modesty in Dress
Modesty is not just for women. A talk by Spencer W. Kimball

The Spirit of Modesty
a spirit of immodesty has developed until nothing seems to be sacred.

The Danger of Immodesty
An excerpt from The Miracle of Forgivness about modest dress




Quotes on Modesty
"Members of the Church are somewhat distinctive in their dating and courtship practices, but they are also influenced by broader cultural patterns." Encyclopedia of Mormonism

Understanding the Importance of Modesty by Understanding your Worth
A discussion of the importance of being modest by Krystal Workman

Frequently Asked Questions

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