Amish clothing styles encourage humility and separation from the world and are a practical expression of their faith. The Amish fashion styles are simple and meant to be functional. Clothing is made at home of plain fabrics and is primarily dark in color, including shades of purple, blue, wine, brown, grey and black. Lighter colors are used for younger children and summer shirts and dresses for adults in some groups.


Amish men wear straight-cut suits and coats without collars, lapels or pockets. They resemble the Nehru jackets of the 70's and are called mutza suits. During the summer they'll shed ...
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"How do the Amish live?"

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By: Nancy Lembke

There are certain things that say “It’s Fall again~!”.  Corn shocks, now ready to harvest, standing like giant, silent soldiers in fields; bright orange pumpkins peeking out from under the large green leaves that protected them through the summer heat; fuzzy caterpillars on their trek to find the perfect place to make their winter cocoon; peculiar-looking Praying Mantis waiting motionless until an unsuspecting cricket gets close enough to become a meal.  Sugar Maple trees explode into brilliant colors of orange, gold, crimson red, mint green before shedding their leaves during the forthcoming rains & wind.  The ...
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Jan West

OhiosAmishCountry.com will be at the AAA Great Vacations Expo Jan. 16-18 in downtown Columbus Ohio spearheading an exhibit involving multiple businesses from Holmes Co., the Village of Sugarcreek and Historic Downtown Millersburg.

Visit our booth and register to win a framed Billy Jacobs painting, tickets to the Amish Country Theater, an overnight stay in Amish Country, and more.  While at our booth, sample delicious treats from Main Street Fudge and Popcorn and Heini's Cheese. Also, don't forget to pickup your self-guided tour booklet H.I.T.C.H, author LaVonne DeBois will be on hand to sign it for you!

Dutchman Hospitality Group is ...
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