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Details of a Dirndl

Women’s dirndls are traditional German dresses. They are graced with ageless elements of tradition. Dirndl dresses know how to combine trendy and classic features & they consist of 3 different aspects that make up the full dress.

Specifications of Dirndls

Dress & Bodice – Women’s dirndls consist of a complete dress with a tight fitted bodice on top and a skirt of varying lengths. There are 3 different lengths; mini, midi, and long. Traditional dirndls are midi, or regular length, which sit right below the knee. A mini dress sits above the knee, & a long dress sits right around the ankles. The bodices and trim of the skirts usually boast beautiful embroidery of various patterns, but most commonly, exquisite Alpine flowers.

Apron – Dirndls usually have a simple apron. The center of the top provides additional contrast with the white apron. The apron material is embroidered. At the end of the edge of the apron is in a simple lace design.

Blouse Blouses worn under a dirndl usually have short sleeves with a square neckline. Dirndl blouses have puffy rounded sleeves. The sleeves are shorter so that it can be worn as a casual dress. Commonly, blouses are white, giving a timeless look, but can be found in cream or even black,

Traditional dirndl dresses for women are a staple of Oktoberfest clothing. Offered in a variety of colors, patterns, embroidery, lengths, etc….with boundless options for beautiful accessories that are sure to make you stand out when attending the Oktoberfest in Munich or any German event!

You can find your perfect authentic dirndl at Ernst Licht, by clicking above on the Shop Now button! They offer a large variety of imported German dirndls as well as beautifully handcrafted and handmade dirndls by expert dress makers here in the United States.