What Are Some Examples of Traditional German Dress?


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The traditional dress for German men include the leather trousers known as lederhosen; Bavarian womens' traditional dress is the dirndl, a full-bodied skirt with an apron, blouse and bodice. The more modern variations of the dirndl, known as tracht or landhausmode, are popular with youth, as of 2015.

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Traditional German dress can vary depending on social or marital status as well as regional location. Traditional German lederhosen and dirndl is still worn today during special occasions, ceremonies and weddings. Traditional accessories and jewelry include earrings, necklaces and brooches made of silver, animal teeth or antlers and wool mittens, stockings, scarves and coats.

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