...also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.
Paul wants women to dress in clothing of “good deeds”. I am known for my love of rhinestones and all things that sparkle, the more the merrier. “Good deeds” clothing, though, strikes me as a much better choice. How amazing would it be if people recognized us by this kind of clothing. “Look, here comes Jane, down the street. You can tell it is her because she is dressed in the good deeds of a woman whose heart is set to worship God.” Rhinestones pale in comparison.