Home Traditional German Clothing

Traditional German Clothing

Dirndl Jewerly- German Style Jewelry to Wear to German Fests or Everyday!

karenanne
0
0
0
We are headed into German Festival Season… Maifests, Germanfests… and the king of all German Festivals … OKTOBERFEST! Whether or not you wear a Dirndl, it’s always fun to wear Dirndl Jewelry. Necklaces, chokers,  bracelets or earrings can help you express your personal style… and show off your love for Germany! There are simple styles, […]

How to Apply to German Universities- Resources and Tips for a Successful Application

Traditional Couture; Folkloric High Fashion in Germany- Amazing Pictures of German Clothes

karenanne
0
0
0
Traditional Couture: Folkloric Heritage Costumes Earlier this year I shared the story of how I bought my first “dirndl” or tracht. Because my family is not Bavarian, I didn’t want to buy a Traditional Dirndl. Instead, I hoped to find something that would reflect the region my family came from in Germany, while still maintaining […]

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson- My Review

German Alpine Hat Pins – History & Collecting

karenanne
3
0
0
Every time I go to a German Fest or Oktoberfest, I see large collections of German Alpine Hat Pins. So, of course I got curious… why? History of German Pin Collecting My degree in history means I can’t just leave things alone. I had to do a little digging. Most references for German Pin Collecting […]

Dirndl Jewerly- German Style Jewelry to Wear to German Fests or Everyday!

“Loferl” Two Part Lederhosen Socks Men Wear in Bavaria

karenanne
0
0
0
One thing I noticed at Oktoberfests in the past and the recent Germanfest are these two part Lederhosen Socks men wear… and I had to know… WHY? What is the story behind those calf-warmers? Why don’t men in Bavaria want to cover their ankles? Who wears them? And how do they stay up? So I […]

Dirndl Jewerly- German Style Jewelry to Wear to German Fests or Everyday!

Traditional German Clothes for Kids – Dirndls and Lederhosen for Little Ones

karenanne
7
0
0
Blue Hand Embroidered Dirndl Dress Sizes 2-12 Summer is the beginning of German Festival Season! While it’s not mandatory to dress “German”, it can be a lot of fun. And is there ANYTHING so cute as a sweet little girl in a Dirndl? Or a toddler in his Lederhosen? But, where can you find Traditional […]

Dirndl Jewerly- German Style Jewelry to Wear to German Fests or Everyday!

What Does a German Look Like? Dealing with Stereotypes

karenanne
13
0
0
  I’ve been thinking about stereotypes a lot lately… and what does a German look like? Whenever Germans are portrayed in advertising, or in festival invitations, they always seem to be wearing Lederhosen or Dirndls. But, as I’m reminded EVERY TIME I post such a photo, that is not how the typical German looks or […]

Dirndl Jewerly- German Style Jewelry to Wear to German Fests or Everyday!

Haflinger House Shoes- German Hausschuhe to Keep Your Feet Warm in Winter

karenanne
3
0
0
For Christmas I was delighted to receive a new pair of real Haflinger Hausschuhe (Haflinger House Shoes) from my mother (how do you know you are German? You get excited about a new pair of “good” Hausschuhe at Christmas). I hate cold feet…. And even more than that, I hate cold WET feet, I also hate bringing […]

Dirndl Jewerly- German Style Jewelry to Wear to German Fests or Everyday!

German Charm Bracelet – My Collection of Shield Charms and More!

karenanne
0
0
0
/center> Some people collect spoons, other collect patches or post cards; still other people collect beer steins. I don’t know when it began, but somewhere in my childhood I started collecting Shield Charms for a German Charm bracelet. These special little charms are all painted with a place name, and then enameled. I fasten mine on […]

Berlin Food Tours- One City, a World of Tasty Food!!