What to Wear in London/Germany

Aug 21st, 2003, 01:02 PM
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What to Wear in London/Germany

HELP - with the recent heat wave, and it being my first time in London & Germany . . . I simply have no idea how I should dress? Dress warmly, in layers, expect rain, sleet, snow, typhoon???? I?ll be in London from 9/15/03-9/19/03, then will be in Munich for Oktoberfest until 9/25/03. Thanks in advance for your ideas/suggestions!!
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Aug 21st, 2003, 01:03 PM
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You'll have mild weather in Munich and you might want a jacket/etc., for possible cooler nights.
Aug 21st, 2003, 02:22 PM
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Just mix it up...bring some long sleeved shirts, sweaters and a jacket... you should be fine...

But then again, if you're doing your job at Oktoberfest, it shouldn't matter what you're wearing.
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Aug 23rd, 2003, 07:08 PM
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Stick to darker clothing, not pastel or prints.
Also, slacks go everywhere. I had brought some skirts for concerts and opera in Germany, and over half the women were wearing pants.
Pants (dark, lots of black) with tops and blazers can go everywhere.
A short rain jacket can be very handy.
We will be in London at that time, too, and it's usually pleasant. It showers often, but it's usually brief and not heavy. A small, folding umbrella is important.
Have a great time!
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Aug 26th, 2003, 06:57 AM
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I'm a terrible overpacker - I'm certain I will end up bringing way too much! Thanks for everyone's advice!!!
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Aug 26th, 2003, 07:44 AM
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Hi Sandy,

I live in northern England. We have had an incredible summer here - one of the best summers England has had in YEARS. Simply gorgeous.

I can't tell you exactly what London will be like in a few weeks, but I can tell you that up here (we're about 5 1/2 hours north of London), we're still having nice days, but the temps have dropped and it feels like we're into Fall, now. A mixture of sunshine, gray skies, high winds, rainy days, chilly nights...

So definitely bring a light jacket, preferably one that is waterproof.

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