7 Great secrets that the Amish hide and their rules to dress daily
Although the Amish population supposes less than 1% of the American population, this solitary community and its peculiar customs arouse great interest around it. Many times they are misunderstood by the rest of the world and few get to empathize with their traditions and the most controversial is their way of dressing
Why do they dress like this the Amish?
It may seem simple, but you will be surprised how many things are and, above all, those that are not allowed.
So should the men Amish
Do not call attention
The golden rule for all the clothes worn by the Amish is that this should not draw attention on the rest. With this they promote, according to their code, the modesty and the feeling of being part of a community of equals .
Buttons, ties, zippers and buckles are too eye-catching objects for them so you'll never see them using them . They fasten their dark trousers with suspenders and wear a straw hat, depending on the season.
Their jackets do not have neck nor flap and fasten with a hook and eye instead of button and buttonhole.