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Join me in following the life of the Augustiner Keller/Biergarten here in Munich this 2017.  Read more about the project on the home page, just click “Where is the Tracht“?

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El Picaflor was at the Espo with it’s usual lovely feminine styles, all dressed up for spring.  Svenja Liehn showed me an number of soft, pastel numbers just right for when things blossom next year. The beautiful floral printed baby blue dirndl Svenja is holding has an apron trimmed with lovely lace from Spain (see second photos)….

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Just before the Octoberfest, I was in Salzburg to see the traditional clothing expo.  The fall show is always smaller than the spring expo, but since I was not in-country during the spring of this year,  I was happy to go and share some of the clothing with you. A newcomer to the Expo this year is Heidi…

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I know that I have not been posting regularly, but my travels to help family this year have really disrupted my blogging. I have been, however, wanting to work with my studio lights awhile. This is a real trick in my Munich apartment.  August is a great month to try to get some portraits made, because it…

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  I’m back in Munich just in time for trachten to be popping up all over.  July starts the season to really begin promoting your dirndl designs for the upcoming O’fest season.  Saturday, June 25, the designer Svenja Jander did just that.  She held an outdoor fashion show that coincided with a street food show and (one…

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The Oktoberfest closed last Sunday, and although I am behind in my posting I wanted to share some photos from the Oktoberfest parades and fest midway.  I am including people who personalized the way they wear their trachten.  From the the lovely Lufthansa stewardesses, (ok maybe not them, they are the first photo below. Some Lufthansa…

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