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, . . ."
. . . AND keep your Faith in the Power of God, in which you may all know your Health grow, and all your Hearts to be established in Grace, which is your Teacher, and brings your Salvation, that all may see it is the Grace of God, by which you stand, which Stablisheth, Seasoneth, Teacheth, and bringeth Salvation. . . .
Mind the Wisdom of God, that is pure from above, and keeps so; and the Spirit that gives the true Understanding, and the right Knowledge of God, which is Life Eternal; and know our ...