What Is A Dirndl Skirt?

What does a dirndl skirt look like?

A dirndl consists of a full tight bodice, an integrated blouse which has a very low neckline, a short, 3/4 or long sleeves and a skirt. An apron is attached to the skirt which can either be short or long. The everyday dirndl is usually made of cotton and simple in design.

How do you wear a dirndl skirt?

Slide the dress on over the blouse.

The laces are in the front beneath the bust, but the zipper may be on the front, side, or back of the dress. A dirndl dress is designed to fit very snugly. It should be form-fitting when you put it on, and even tighter once you lace it up.

What is a flared skirt?

Flare Skirts

A flared skirt is very similar to an A-line skirt, except that it is mostly short and flares out a lot more than your A-line. As it moves down, it circles out and covers your bottom. When you are styling a flared skirt, wear a fitted top so that you don’t create a very wide silhouette.

What is dirndl and lederhosen?

The dirndl is a ruffled apron dress worn by German women that consists of a bodice, or blouse, and a skirt. In the 19th century, the dirndl was the standard uniform of servant girls, but today it is mostly worn in Bavaria and Austria, and like lederhosen, usually for celebration.

What do you wear under a dirndl?

Dirndl. A dirndl is always made up of a dress and an apron; in most cases, you also wear a dirndl blouse underneath the low-cut bodice of the dress.

What shoes do you wear with dirndl?

Wear practical black shoes.

Black shoes are the traditional footwear to accompany a dirndl, but the style may vary. You may want to wear leather shoes with a thick heel, or you may prefer to wear a pair of ballet flats or even boots. Whatever shoes you choose, be sure they are comfortable.

Do you wear socks with a dirndl?

Add a pair of white knee-high stockings or socks.

Traditionally, these white socks have a bow on them. The bow should match the dirndl. If you usually wear nylon stockings, go with a nude color that matches your skin tone, and wear the white socks over your nylons.

What should you not wear to Oktoberfest?

If you don’t plan on wearing a dirndl or lederhosen to Oktoberfest, just wear your normal clothes. Plenty of people show up to the Oktoberfest tents wearing just their everyday sweatshirt and jeans attire. This is especially perfect for Oktoberfest-goers looking to stay on a budget.

How tight should a dirndl be?

The waistline of a Dirndl is pretty much similar to a corset and needs to sit tight in order for it to properly fit. Not too tight though, you still want to be able to breathe.