Women's Religiously Observant Plain Dress
Quaker Plain Dress
Plain dress among Quakers
My Life as a Plain Quaker
George Fox, founder of the Society of Friends(Quakers)... from A Collection of Many Select and Christian Epistles, Letters, and Testimonies (London 1698)
"Friends, keep out of the vain fashions of the world; let not your eyes, minds, and spirits run after every fashion (in attire) of the nations; for that will lead you from the solid life into unity with that spirit that leads to follow the fashions of the nations, after every fashion of apparel that gets up: but mind that which is sober and modest, and keep to your plain fashions, that you may judge the World, . . ."
MY Dear Friends, in the Order and Wisdom of Life order all things to God's Glory, and dwell in the Love of God together, all serving one another in Love, and in the Life of the Truth; . . .
And so, be Fruitful in every good Work, and be Subject to one another in the Fear of the Lord, and do that which ye do, in Love and Peace; and in that keep in the Authority and Power of God, in Kindness. And keep down, and be Master over all Passion, and the hasty and cross Spirits, and ...