Questions about the halachos and customs of clothing.

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Are “dog tags” Begged Isha? Can men wear them?

Is a man allowed to wear a "dog tag" type of thing? Is it beged eesha?
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Can you judge someone by the clothing he or she wears? [closed]

Can you judge someone by the clothing he or she wears? Even if you can, should you?
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Why does Halacha say to tie your shoes in a specific order?

What is the point of putting on your right shoe and then your left? (And if you're a righty to tie your left shoe and then your right.)
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Why wear Black hats

Why do people wear black hats if their kippa has 2 layers?
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Kippa in Torah?

Where does it say in the Torah to wear a Kippa?
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Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue?

Is there a problem of "chukat goyim" with the bride having "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue" at her wedding?
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Is it inappropriate to be overdressed for prayer (davening)?

I know that for prayer (davening), you're supposed to be dressed "appropriately", e.g. not in your pajamas; the rule of thumb I'd heard was "as you normally would when seen in public." (Rabbi Enkin ...
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Is there a problem with women wearing red clothing?

I've heard that red clothing is forbidden for women to wear because it's immodest. Some recent psych research confirmed that men are more attracted to women in red. So that means it's prohibited, ...
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Wearing a gartel

Where did the minhag of wearing a gartel come from?