This year’s Oktoberfest will take place from 21st September to 6th October and if you plan to take part, then get your Lederhosen for oktoberfest 2019 ready. The historic celebrations are set to attract more than 7 million people who will come together to drink, sing and celebrate the Bavarian culture, all the while dressed in traditional Lederhosen. The Lederhosen is particularly a significant part of Oktoberfest since it represents the traditional clothing of the Bavarian people.
It isn’t mandatory to wear Lederhosen but you can’t expect to experience the true spirit of Oktoberfest without it. And what’s the point of attending such an historic event if you aren’t going to fully commit to it? So if you’re going to attend Oktoberfest 2019, here’s how you can put together your authentic Lederhosen outfit to impress the locals and make the most of the celebrations.
Purchase Good Quality Traditional Lederhosen
The first step is the most important and that involves purchasing good quality Lederhosen. You can find genuine leather Lederhosen in Munich near Oktoberfest but these come with a hefty price tag. The more affordable option is to look for Lederhosen for sale online since these are more economical as compared to the Lederhosen offered in high end shops in Munich. The Lederhosen Store provides the best quality Lederhosen online at the most reasonable prices. You can find the latest designs for the traditional Bavarian clothing option in a plethora of beautiful deep brown, black and grey shades.
OKTOBERFEST LEDERHOSEN OUTFITS
Purchasing good quality Lederhosen not only allows you to experience the cultural heritage of the Bavarians but also makes it easier to socialize with the locals. The locals consider wearing good quality Lederhosen as a sign of respect to the Bavarian culture whereas poor quality Lederhosen are not well-received by the locals.
Wear Bavarian Shirt under Your Lederhosen
Once you have purchased your German Lederhosen, now it is time to complete the rest of the outfit. It is customary to wear traditional Bavarian shirt under the Lederhosen. The Bavarian shirt is always a button down but it can be either long sleeve or short sleeve. Checkered Bavarian shirts have always looked good when worn under men’s Lederhosen but white and off-white Bavarian shirts are also traditional. If you plan to stay for multiple days at Oktoberfest, it is a good idea to try out a few different combinations with different Bavarian shirts and Lederhosen.
Bavarian Trachten Shirts
Add on Accessories to Your Lederhosen
Lederhosen and the Bavarian shirt may be the most visible parts of the outfit; however the ensemble remains incomplete without the rest of the accessories. Let us take a look at what accessories can make your Lederhosen stand out from the rest.
Leather shoes made specifically for Lederhosen are crucial to complete the look of the outfit. Trachten Lederhosen shoes are also a popular choice to wear with your Lederhosen. Just be sure not to wear tennis shoes or joggers under Lederhosen since they completely ruin the look of the outfit and will attract plenty of contemptuous looks from the locals.
The waistcoat is a classy look for men to wear with short Lederhosen. Even though waistcoats are traditionally worn to more formal gatherings, yet you should wear them if they go with your own personal taste. You’ll find waistcoats in deep shades of brown, black and golden brown at the Lederhosen Store which can be worn with traditional Lederhosen colors.
Bavarian Lederhosen Socks
It may not seem like it but Lederhosen socks are actually pretty important to complete the Lederhosen outfit. Loferl Bavarian Lederhosen socks are ankle high with long separate patches to cover the shin and lower leg. However, the more traditional look is wearing long Oktoberfest socks that reach up to the knee. Check out our collection of Lederhosen socks at the Lederhosen Store.
Now you’re ready to rock your Lederhosen outfit at this year’s Oktoberfest and make it your most memorable experience yet.