Jinger Duggar is breaking away from her famous family — at least when it comes to her wardrobe! Ever since the Counting On star tied the knot to Jeremy Vuolo back in November, the 23-year-old has been taking style risks — wearing jeans, sneakers, and most recently, showing her bare arms. Gasp! Watch the video below to see the latest photo that’s got everyone talking!
Jinger has long been considered the most rebellious of Jim Bob and Michelle’s 19 children, especially after moving away from her family in Arkansas to settle with Jeremy in Texas. Many have even speculated that she’s using contraception, which is forbidden by the Duggars for religious reasons.
In their 2014 book Growing Up Duggar, co-authors Jana, Jill, Jessa, and Jinger discussed why they dress the way they do. “We do not dress modestly because we are ashamed of the body God has given us; quite the contrary. We realize that our body is a special gift from God and that He intends for it to be shared only with our future husband… We avoid low-cut, cleavage-showing, gaping, or bare-shouldered tops; and when needed, we wear an undershirt. We try to make it a habit to always cover the top of our shirt with our hand when we bend over. We don’t want to play the peekaboo game with our neckline.” Oh, how times have changed!
Compared to other Duggar couples like Josh and Anna Duggar and Jessa and Ben Seewald, Jinger and Jeremy have been settling into their young married life — traveling, going out on fun dates, and even shooting guns! And although most fans have been supportive of Jinger’s new clothing choices, others think it’s ridiculous it took getting married to an open-minded man to expand her views. “Now she started to wear pants and dresses that leave arms uncovered,” one person quipped. “At 23 years old. Because her husband’s told her she can do it. In 2017. Ok.”
Regardless, the reality star has never been happier, and we can’t wait to see what style choice she sports next. Go, girl — keep doing you! We are so here for it.