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 the ...
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By: LaVonne De Bois
Fry Pies are as common as Horse and Buggies, especially in Ohio Amish Country, Holmes County. What is the difference between a good ole' fashioned slice of pie and a fry pie? For one, you don't need to eat it with a fork. Two; the Fry Pie is wrapped in a delicious thin crust with your favorite filling; and three, they are cheaper than a slice of pie. Fry Pies can be found in nearly every bakery or perhaps along the back roads at a family roadside stand. This ...
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Nina Polien Light
Shopping should be as much about the experience as it is about the merchandise. Sure, you can pick up a new dress at the local mall or buy a garden bench at the nearest big-box home center, but the selection is likely to be cookie-cutter and the service lacking — turning what should be a pleasant outing into a chore.
That never happens at Olde Berlin Village Gift Shoppes, where more than 40,000 square feet of retail space, expert design advice, personalized service, amenities for the entire family and periodic special events await visitors from near and far.
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