How to Pick the Perfect Dirndl For Oktoberfest
An essential part of spending the day at Oktoberfest is wearing traditional clothes, and dirndl dresses. Continue reading to learn how to pick the perfect Dirndl for Oktoberfest.
By The Beer Community on Sep. 11, 2017
Oktoberfest Attire – for women
What to wear to Oktoberfest: a Dirndl
Okay, so first things first — if you don’t know what “Oktoberfest” is…read more about Oktoberfest here. Then check out our list of Oktoberfests around the world and decide which ones you’ll be attending.
Now we can focus on the perfect wiesn outfit for the ladies. Men, check out our article about picking out Lederhosen for your next Oktoberfest.
What is a Dirndl?
A dirndl is the name of the traditional dress worn in Austria, South Tyrol and Bavaria. The range of dirndl dresses is staggering. There are a variety of colours, blouse types and lengths. Some are long, some are short and some are really short. Really, really short. But all this means is that there is a perfect version of the dirndl for every taste and comfort level.
Want to attend Oktoberfest?
Check out these Oktoberfest Events Around the World.
Buying a good-quality Dirndl goes a long way
If you get a good quality dirndl, it can last you several Oktoberfests, so don’t be afraid to splurge a little and get something that will last. You can also get extra use out of it by letting it double as a costume for those end of October Halloween parties.
Well Cinderella, now that you have your gown, you are ready for the ball!
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While most men don’t really care about their outfits and would even be weirded out by calling whatever they wear an outfit; Oktoberfest is definitely an exception. Men, you need the perfect Bavarian Lederhosen. Learn about what you need to wear and how to wear it right here.