Now these are dirndls! ...in the true sense of the word
Apparently there exists in 2014 a corruption of the word in Germany, where anything that is bouffant
or full is called a 'dirndl'. Marketing, we presume. Historically, they were a specific 'folk' costume,
most of which reflected the town from which they originated. This kind of hints at that.
A while back, we had a short discussion about dirndls, and how many modern 'dirndls' do not reflect the historic definition.Here are some that qualify under the classic definition:
Provided by 'Captain Marno'
Appears to be a legacy dirndl
From Roland L.:
"A nice shot from a catalog of the dirndl seller Redl (in Munich and other sites).
Next time, at the Oktoberfest, we will see some of them walking along the Wies’n."
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