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Where to Tie your Apron Bow

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The time has come to wear your beautiful new dirndl.  The music is in the air, the steins are full of Hofbräuhaus and the bratwurst is hot! You look great- the matching necklace, the perfect blouse, and the beautiful apron! You can’t forget an apron! The traditional German dirndl outfit includes a blouse, dress and apron.  Unlike American culture an apron is a necessity to any German dress. But why are the strings so long?  It’s because the apron is [...]

Does Wearing Lederhosen to Oktoberfest Really Matter?

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You have the airplane tickets, the beer tent tickets and a place to say.  Now it’s time to look the part!  Wearing authentic German Lederhosen at Oktoberfest is not just fun but it’s also a necessity.  Besides feeling out of place for not wearing lederhosen, you’ll want want to wear lederhosen for fun! Although Oktoberfest has been around since the 18th century, it has grown exponentially in recent years, spreading its wings across the world. Not only those at the [...]

What do ladies wear for Oktoberfest? Dirndls!

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Help! You’ve been invited to an Oktoberfest but you have no clue what to wear! This post will give you the basics to help you fit the part.  Whether it’s the original festival held in Munich Germany or an backyard event, we’ll give you the choice so you can pick your perfect outfit. What are the basic of an Oktoberfest outfit? There are three main parts to an Oktoberfest outfit for women and girls. Dirndl (German dress) Apron Blouse A Dirndl is the authentic and [...]

Why are Traditional Lederhosen Essential for Oktoberfest?

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When you imagine Oktoberfest, the first picture that comes to mind has the entire city of Munich covered with German lederhosen and dirndls. To the unaware, these are the traditional Bavarian costumes that locals and tourists wear to celebrate German folk culture during the largest folk fest in Germany! You may sing, dance, and make merry, but without these traditional costumes (together known as “trachten”) you’re bound to feel left out of the Oktoberfest vibe. While the citizens of Munich [...]

What is considered an Authentic Dirndl Dress?

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A traditional outfit worn by women in Bavaria, Austria, and South Tyrol; the authentic German dirndl has lately become quite a popular ensemble among Europeans. The commercial fests and other events have women sporting the outfit frequently. This has no doubt caught the eye of non-natives. Some very well-known films and musicals, too, have shown women flaunting authentic dirndls, piquing the interest of the audience. It wouldn’t be surprising to find almost every woman in and around Bavaria having [...]

What accessories can liven up your Dirndl this Oktoberfest?

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What accessories can liven up your Dirndl this Oktoberfest A widely famous annual festival, the Oktoberfest sees people from within Germany and across the globe thronging the city to be a part of the unique celebrations. It is the world’s largest beer festival, which goes on over a period of 2 weeks in Munich, Germany. The festival is planned in a way that the first Sunday of October month is the last day of the fun-filled Oktoberfest. The globally famous [...]

Oktoberfest accessories

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Oktoberfest Clothing – Lederhosen Lederhosen has a deep-rooted history in Germany. It is, basically, an outfit comprising a pair of leather pants and suspenders going over the shoulders. This form of the outfit has gone through several modifications with time but, even today, this Oktoberfest Clothing trend remains true to its very core. Forged in the early 16 th century, particularly by Bavarians, with the help of goat and deerskin. It was deemed to be a clothing for peasants primarily as [...]

Dirndl Accessories for Oktoberfest 2020

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Five Trending Dirndl Accessories for Oktoberfest 2020 Not very long-ago, dirndls were worn as a uniform by German & Austrian domestic workers. With the evolution in fashion and a renewed style resemblance, dirndls became expeditiously popular among millennials of the 21st century. Authentic dirndl accessories are now being embraced as a part of their cultural identity by the people of Munich, especially during Oktoberfest. The grand occasion marks an opportunity for fellow citizens to flaunt their chic authentic German dirndl dresses and relish the world’s [...]

Special Offers

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Special Offers At Ernst Licht we strive to provide the most updated and fashionable products.   These products sell quickly!  When we are limited in stock, we move our items to a special bin offering up to 50% off. It’s a great time for you to buy a new dirndl or lederhosen for a fraction of the price! Check out our sale bin for the latest deals!

Oktoberfest Costumes

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Oktoberfest Costumes Here at Ernst Licht, we strive to bring you the highest quality German imported items. Including Dirndls, Lederhosen, and accessories. Even though our authentic German clothing designs are the most popular, we offer a full line of Novelty items and Souvenirs. Whether you are looking for a novelty German cooking apron or lederhosen coin purse, then this is the right place for you. Our collection of German Novelty items and Souvenirs include Baseball Caps, Coin Purses, Cookbooks, and more. [...]