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, . . ."
DEAR Friends, who have tasted of that which is precious, and have felt the Truth convincingly of you; and also felt the Truth convincing of you; and also felt the Power of the Lord God: I feel something amongst some of you that is not right; and how that such get up into the wise Part, but are out of the Power, and out of the Life, and with that Judges, and are beholding the Moats in others Eyes, whilst the Beam is in their own Eyes: Oh! Abuse not the Power, in which is the Gospel-Fellowship, which will keep all in ...