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, . . ."
TO all Friends everywhere, Dwell in the Truth, and walk in the Love of the Truth, in Patience, and every one in your Measure keep your Habitations, and learn that good Lesson of Jesus Christ, To be Low and Meek in Heart, giving no occasion to the Adversary by Evil-doing. . . .
But all Friends, mind that which is Eternal, which gathers your Hearts together up to the Lord, and lets you see, that we are written in one another's Heart. Meet together up to the Lord, and lets you see, that we ...