Sep 1, - Amish women typically wear solid-color dresses with long sleeves and a full skirt, covered with a cape on the bodice. Some less conservative groups allow the women to wear short sleeved dresses but never sleeveless. Clothing is fastened with straight pins or snaps, stockings are black cotton and shoes are also black. Jun 25, - According to Amish dress code, the hair of Amish women and girls must always be covered in public. Most women and girls wear white prayer.