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Tourist photo in Germany in traditional costumes

Oct 2nd, 2015, 06:14 PM
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Tourist photo in Germany in traditional costumes

We are going to Germany in the Summer of 2016. I would like to find a place that lets you dress up in traditional German costumes and have your picture made. I think this would be a really fun souviner. Does anyone know of a place that does this in Munich or Stuttgart? Thanks for the help!
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Oct 7th, 2015, 02:32 AM
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First, Lederhosen and Dirndln are not German, they are Bavarian and Austrian and Tirolian. Stuttgart is in Baden-Württemberg.

Second, I am not aware of any place that offers that particular service but Munich is full of Trachten shops where you can buy Lederhosen and Dirndln (approaching the salespeople in the correct way may result in you getting the pics you desire but I would not hold my breath). Also, the big flea market at Olympia Park has many folks selling their old Trachten for cheap
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Jan 23rd, 2016, 03:41 AM
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Thank you
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Jan 23rd, 2016, 04:10 AM
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I've lived in Munich for 8 years, and have never seen anything like that - assuming you mean something like at theme parks where you can dress as knight or astronaut or jailbird and have your picture taken.
One reason may be that the Bavarian "tracht" is not a fantasy outfit but some regular attire - not so much in Munich proper, but in the Bavarian countryside. So you would not regard it as something outlandish like a medieval knight's outfit, hence there seems to be no demand for fake photos (just a guess).
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Jan 23rd, 2016, 02:16 PM
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Many people wear traditional Bavarian clothing everyday. It is beautifully made and very expensive. I love the boiled wool coats. I have never seen anything like you would find in the USA, I know what you are talking about but they don't see their clothing as a costume.
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Jan 23rd, 2016, 02:20 PM
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Last I checked Bavaria was still a Land of Germany.
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Jan 23rd, 2016, 02:40 PM
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What hello, last I checked Brittany was still part of France, but that doesn't make their tradional costume the French national costume, any more than the klederdracht on offer in Volendam is the Dutch national costume.
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Jan 23rd, 2016, 02:58 PM
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The question is about a traditional costume, not a traditional national costume.

So yes, a costme from Brittany IS a french traditional costume.

If we want a national traditional costume of Germany, I wish good luck to define it.

Ik moet effekes van die forum af blijven, denk ik.
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Jan 23rd, 2016, 03:05 PM
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A lot of places in Southern German sell Trachts. In fact, Aldi usually sells them before Oktoberfest, as well as many clothing stores.
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Jan 23rd, 2016, 03:19 PM
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No worries, Whathello.
No need to stay away from the forum because of the stupid dirndls
It's just a national menace that the Bavarian costume is indeed regarded as the signature outfit of Germany.
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Jan 24th, 2016, 03:20 AM
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It's just a national menace that the Bavarian costume is indeed regarded as the signature outfit of Germany.

hehehehehe
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Jan 24th, 2016, 04:30 AM
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I can think of another "fantasy" outfit that very much WAS a "national costume" for some years in Bavaria and elsewhere and fortunately that "national menace" has faded away.
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Jan 24th, 2016, 06:19 AM
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I know from a professional photographer who has a studio near Freiburg in the Black Forest. He is an inventive photographer of traditional dresses in a modern way (in his portfolio, look under SCHWARZWALDMAIDLI):

http://www.sebastian-wehrle.de/

But be aware that he will charge what a professional photographer needs to stay alive.
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Jan 24th, 2016, 07:06 AM
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This brings back so many memories of a old German women I knew that was from Bremen. She called the people from Bavaria
German hillbillies. The food, customs and clothing were different and she would point it out to me. She taught me how to cook some German dishes but her stories of WW11 were why I see another side of that horrible war. They moved to the states as soon as they could in 1950 for a new life.
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Jan 24th, 2016, 01:05 PM
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Cheahttp://www.amazon.de/Dirndl/b?ie=UTF8&node=1981550031p dirndls:
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