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The 'LBD'
Our best selling Little Black Dirndl.
Available in sizes 2-26

“ Loved the attention to details in the dirndls. The fit is amazing, and the quality is unsurpassed. Shipping is super fast. I can’t wait to add more Rare Dirndls to my closet.” — Tasha B, New Braunfels TX

The Steampunk Dirndl - Rare Dirndl
Elegant Silver & Black Dirndl - Rare Dirndl
The Little Black Dirndl - Rare Dirndl
Pansy Floral Dirndl - Rare Dirndl

What We Stand For

Rare Dirndl is committed to bringing you high-quality dirndls, blouses, bloomers and accessories that break the 'rules', yet honor traditions. Run by a small group of women in Chicago, the Rare Dirndl Team are truly dedicated to your happiness and look forward to helping you make your trip to Oktoberfest or the next German Club Picnic one to remember!

Off-the-Shoulder Blouse - Rare Dirndl
Off-the-Shoulder Blouse w/ Gathers - Rare Dirndl
Classic Sweetheart Dirndl Blouse - Rare Dirndl
Lace V-Neck Dirndl Blouse - Rare Dirndl

Get The Look

Our most popular and versatile style: The Little Black Dirndl, Off-the-Shoulder Blouse, Edelweiss Charm Necklace

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Top 5 German Festivals in the US that aren’t Oktoberfest

We all know that Oktoberfest is hands down the most popular Bavarian festival both here and in Germany. But did you know that there are lots of other German events and festivals throughout the US that are NOT Oktoberfest? Here are our Top 5. 
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Ultimate Packing List for Oktoberfest Munich

Ultimate Packing List for Oktoberfest Munich

‘Tis also the season when you need to start making sure that you have everything you need for Oktoberfest. (Sadly, bulging beer-lifting biceps isn’t enough.) If you’re like me, it’s time to get your act-oberfest together. Here’s a list of what you need to bring to pack for Oktoberfest in Munich: 
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How to Wear a Dirndl

How to Wear a Dirndl

Never worn a traditional German Dirndl before? No problem, we understand that not everyone wears a dirndl once, maybe twice a week like us… but in all honestly there are a few things you should know. Here is a quick guide to getting dressed and ready for Oktoberfest in your Rare Dirndl!
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