He duggars made his first television debut in the 2004 special 14 kids and pregnant again, and them style caught the attention of the viewers.
Of long skirts and even longer hair to the plaid dresses and chunky collars, fans were just as enthralled by her looks as were her big offspring.
In 2013, the matriarch of the Duggar family michelle duggar — who shares 19 children with husband Jim Bob Duggar — explained the reasoning behind the famous family modest dress code.
“After I was born again and became a Christian, I really started covering up,” the former cheerleader said during a TLC Q&A At the time. “I felt like the Lord was saying to me, ‘You know what, you probably shouldn’t wear that. It’s a little low-cut, or a little too high, you know? I really felt that I needed to obey what God was telling me first and understand it later. And then I saw a lot of things in the scriptures that helped me understand why I was uncomfortable with my previous choice of clothing.”
Soon after, the reality tv Mom said she cleaned out her closet and started over, picking out skirts and dresses from locals. thrift store. And his daughters did the same.
In the book growing up duggar, Jessa, jill, ginger and Janna described their clothing, noting that “they don’t dress modestly” because it makes them “embarrassed”, but rather “the opposite”.
“We realize that our body is a special gift from God and that He intends it to be shared only with our future husband…” they wrote. “We avoid necklines, necklines, open spaces or off shoulder blouses; and when necessary, we wear a t-shirt. We try to get used to always covering the top of our shirt with our hands when we bend over. We don’t want to play hide and seek with our cleavage.”
Over the years, however, various members of the family seemed to have forgotten the “rules.” These days, Jinger can be seen wearing skirts and dresses. cut above the knee. She also enjoys dressing sports pants and shortslater reflecting on his decision to step away from his family’s traditions in his 2021 book, The Hope We Hold: Finding Peace with God’s Promiseswhich she co-wrote with her husband Jeremy Vuolo.
“My mom had always dressed us girls in skirts and dresses, a standard taken from Deuteronomy 22:5, which says, ‘A woman shall not wear men’s clothing,’” Jinger explained in her book. “Modesty was a very important theme in our house and we believed that wearing skirts instead of pants was a central part of being modest. But I wanted to find out for myself what the Bible had to say.”
The social media influencer also shared that she “never found a passage that specifically forbids women from wearing pants,” adding, “Growing up, I had a set of standards that I took as a given… [But] my convictions were changing.”
“I thought that I had to wear only skirts and dresses to please God,” Jinger said. People in January 2023. “And if I go outside of what I think is expected of me, I think God is going to be so upset with me and could hurt me.”
Sister Joy Anna Duggar explained how she and her husband austin forsyth came to the conclusion that it was okay for him to wear pants in a March 2023 YouTube video. The couple began discussing the topic “within the first year of marriage” and it was something they talked about “off and on for the last three or four years.”
“I had always worn skirts my whole life and for me, like I don’t know, I just wasn’t in a rush,” the former TLC personality explained. “I feel like you can be modest and wear pants and that’s where we got to. I try to be modest in my pants, like wearing pants, and not things that are too tight or too short.”
Scroll through the gallery below to see photos from the Duggars’ initial television appearance on 14 children and pregnant Again until today.