Fashion History Mystery #7: Amish Fashion Designers?


An Amish youth takes his girlfriend for a buggy ride chaperoned by his sister, ca. 1956. Photo by Three Lions / Getty Images

This week, we answer the listener question: are there any fashion designers from the Amish tradition?

Additional Reading

  • Hamilton, Jean A. and Jana M. Hawley. “Sacred Dress, Public Worlds: Amish and Mormon Experience and Commitment.” In Religion, Dress and the Body: Dress, Body, Culture. Oxford: Berg, 1999. 31-52.