May 17, 2017

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Lederhosen and dirndls for children

Lederhosen and dirndls for children

Lederhosen and dirndls for children? What might sound like a description of the costume department shopping list during filming work on The Sound of Music is, as a matter of fact, nothing unusual in Bavaria. Sure, it went out of fashion for a few decades – ten-year-olds and teens wouldn’t have been caught dead in traditional Bavarian gear in the 90s, that’s for sure. Now,...

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Apr 12, 2017

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Bavarian styles for hot summer days

Bavarian styles for hot summer days

In these days of April showers and unstable, it might be hard to believe, but summer is not far away. Especially in Bavaria, which is that bit further away from the sea and tends to enjoy long, hot summers. Munich has already seen the first 20°C-days and the beer gardens are starting to fill up after their winter hibernation..

Which means that people are starting to...

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Mar 29, 2017

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Munich Starkbierfest: What we’...

Munich Starkbierfest: What we’ve learned

So here we are again: we’ve been in Munich for a few days in March and...

Mar 15, 2017

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Dirndl and Lederhosen for the Starkb...

Dirndl and Lederhosen for the Starkbierfest Munich: Shop the Look

Can you hear that sound? Yes, the hills are alive with the sound of…...

Mar 1, 2017

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Munich Strong Beer Festival 2017: Ti...

Munich Strong Beer Festival 2017: Times and Trends

Those of you who remembered that it was Pancake Day yesterday (or...

Feb 15, 2017

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“Fasching” – Carni...

“Fasching” – Carnival in Munich 2017

So it’s that time of year again: yes, Carnival! As we’ve explain

Feb 1, 2017

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Bags, jewellery, headwear: Bavarian ...

Bags, jewellery, headwear: Bavarian accessories for her

While, for us girls, the key elements of a Bavarian outfit are the dirndl...

Jan 18, 2017

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New year, new lederhosen!

New year, new lederhosen!

All those New Year’s Resolutions already gone out of the window? If...

Dec 21, 2016

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Bavarian socks: The perfect Christma...

Bavarian socks: The perfect Christmas gift

Contrary to what you might expect, Bavarians don’t have the tradition of...

Dec 7, 2016

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Dirndl length – Or: How long is a ...

Dirndl length – Or: How long is a piece of string?

Besides “What shoes should I wear?” and “Hmmm, do you think I can...