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, . . ."
FRIENDS, dwell all in the Immortal Seed of God. . . . In which Seed is Power, Wisdom and Life Eternal, that remains for ever and ever, which hath the Dominion in the Life and Power and unchangable Wisdom of God, which is pure and gentle from above . . .; in that live. . . . So live in Life, and the Love, and the Power of God . . . in that Power ye are kept over all outward things . . . the Power, in which is the Saints Everlasting Fellowship, that stands and remains, and is Everlasting, for ever and ...