Don’t get me wrong, I think there should be attention to detail in the liturgy. Vestments should be tasteful and classical. I prefer simplicity in classical vestments to include the alb.
I have never liked wearing the amice as it bothers my neck and it never looks right on me. Thus I buy albs that hide the clerical collar and do not need an amice.
But there is an element in the recovery of tradition that disturbs me. It is a preoccupation with the frillyness and gaudiness of some traditional vesture.
This is one such story: