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Dirndl Do or Dirndl Don’t? How to Dress for Oktoberfest

For many, Germany’s world-famous beer festival, the Oktoberfest, is not just about enjoying the amber ale – it is also a great excuse to wear an outlandish costume. Whether you attend the actual event in Munich or partake in themed festivities elsewhere, you will likely see people dressed in Austro-Bavarian …

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Berlin Sneakers Are Just The Ticket

Berlin’s transport authority and Adidas release a pair of sneakers that doubles as a train pass. A trainer based on the mottled design of the seats in Berlin’s underground trains and including a built-in ticket to ride the city’s public transport network for all of 2018 went on sale on …

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Traditional German Costumes – Trachten Fashion

To the untrained eye, traditional German costumes seem to be unchanged from their centuries-old versions, but their cuts and colours can evolve just like any other fashion trend. Take those German folk dresses which will be in the news soon when the Germans set up giant tents, lay out long wooden benches …

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