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Choir Fashion: Skirts, Dresses, and Formal Wear Worn by the Choir

The wardrobe of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has evolved over the years. Below is a look at a handful of outfits worn by the Choir throughout its history:

This black skirt was worn during the Choir's first television performance.

In 1965, a LIFE Magazine cover included members of the Choir, who sang at President Lyndon B. Johnson's inauguration that year. Choir member Lela Christensen wore this cream dress during the performance.

This pink dress was worn by Choir members between 1950 and 1960.

This blue dress was worn on the Tabernacle's first European tour.

Blue and black dresses worn by the Choir.

These red dresses were worn as the Choir performed in Our Lady of the Angels cathedral in Los Angeles, California.

The Choir wore white during the Light of the World, A Celebration of Life performance during the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympic Games.

Formal clothing worn by the men of the Choir.

Purple dresses during an episode of Music and the Spoken Word in 2013.