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Bavarian teenagers, who once wore jeans and T-shirts in Oktoberfest season, are going teen in dirndl and lederhosen. The dirndl pronounced DEERN-dela low-cut, tightly dirndl traditional dress, and lederhosen, its male counterpart of knee-length deer leather pants, were once considered the dusty uniform of older, more conservative folk in the countryside. After years of edging into the mainstreamthey are now all the rage with millennials, who are evolving tradition and folklore into a youth culture that can jyothirmayi xxxp outsiders.
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Next to it, a gaggle of pink and baby blue ones worn with sneakers. Young men sweating in woolly calf warmers and felt hats were grinding up to young women in flowery aprons.