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  1. Lederhosen were not really a German costume. (Web site)
  2. Lederhosen were also sometimes worn with a tie and jacket for a dressy, but folk look. (Web site)
  3. Lederhosen were not initially boys wear, but rather adult work trousers. (Web site)
  4. Lederhosen were commonly worn as casual wears or for hiking and other outdoor wear as they were so hard wearing. (Web site)
  5. Lederhosen were also worn with short socks, kneesocks and over-the-knee long stockings. (Web site)


  1. Hitler according to an HBC reader liked to wear lederhosen. (Web site)
  2. By the 1930s, lederhosen were no longer worn by adults with NAZI uniforms. (Web site)
  3. HBC contributor Conrad Fowler has done more than just comment on HBC's lederhosen pages. (Web site)
  4. Interestingly we do not yet have any accounts from Austrians and Germans where lederhosen are most common. (Web site)
  5. Much of the detailed information on lederhosen construction has come from Conrad who has lived and worked in Germany. (Web site)

Lederhosen Were

  1. These grey shaded lederhosen were often worn by Hitler Youth boys.
  2. The knicker-length lederhosen were always worn with kneesocks. (Web site)
  3. Well made lederhosen were almost never worn out. (Web site)

Different Styles

  1. Figure 3.-- Many lederhosen have the suspender front in a variety of different styles. (Web site)
  2. The sites show cases the many different styles of lederhosen along with the accessories worn with them like the halters. (Web site)
  3. Through five instead of four stops, this type of the suspenders is especially for heavy lederhosen ideally and is often used for kniebundlederhosen. (Web site)
  4. Traditionally supported by halter straps from the shoulders - Hosenträger - some lederhosen can also be worn with a belt. (Web site)


  1. German fashion, 'dirndl', 'lederhosen' and 'tracht' - About Germany: Tourist guide to German regions, cities, sights, culture and lifestyle.
  2. As boys all over Germany began wearing them, much shorter lederhosen were worn.
  3. After World War II, in the late 1950s, boys also began wearing lederhosen with tights. (Web site)
  4. Immediately after World War II, lederhosen were no longer readiably available in Austria and Germany. (Web site)
  5. Thus lederhosen have been worn over long stockings or tights when the climate is too cold for shorts alone. (Web site)

Shorts Made

  1. Lederhosen ("leather trousers" in German; singular: "Lederhose") are knee-breeches ( knickerbockers or shorts) made of leather.
  2. Lederhosen have a mixture of features, which distinguish them from a pair of leather shorts made elsewhere in the world. (Web site)

Knee Breeches

  1. The original lederhosen, were kniebundlederhosen--knicker length knee breeches.
  2. The first lederhosen were kniebundlederhosen, knicker like knee breeches commonly worn in the 18th century. (Web site)
  3. One source suggests that the style of lederhosen evolved from French knee breeches (culottes) in the 18th Century. (Web site)

Boys Wearing

  1. Many commercial postcard appear with boys wearing lederhosen, suggesting that they were being worn by boys at this time. (Web site)
  2. Figure 2.--American boys wearing lederhosen a folk festivals, generally do not wear kneesocks with them, unless party of a band uniform. (Web site)

Commonly Worn

  1. In recent years kneesocks, which used to be commonly worn with lederhosen, have become less common. (Web site)
  2. After the 1980s lederhosen have become less commonly worn, but some Scouts still wear them. (Web site)

Were Worn

  1. Thus increasingly shorter lederhosen were worn by the boys.
  2. As a result, a boy's lederhosen were worn for several years and were very well-worn garments. (Web site)
  3. Lederhosen once available continued to be worn, but by the 1960s and even more so in the 70s older boys wanted to wear jeans for casual wear. (Web site)


  1. The lederhosen outfits worn in Bavaria are probably the most widely recognized Herman folk costume. (Web site)
  2. A variety of accessories are worn with different types of lederhosen. (Web site)
  3. There are two types of lederhosen, short pants and knicker-like pants. (Web site)
  4. Some of the best known German ethnic costumes are lederhosen, both short pants and knicker style. (Web site)
  5. Part of the attraction of lederhosen is the way they adapt and mould to the body shape over time, particularly when worn regularly or continuously. (Web site)

Wearing Lederhosen

  1. General: Lederhosen in Bayern are black with Stickerei (embroidery) on the flap and legs.
  2. The design and construction of lederhosen was quite varied. (Web site)
  3. HBC does note images of younger boys wearing lederhosen by the 1910s. (Web site)
  4. A very extensive internet site, The Lederhosen Museum, is available on the internet. (Web site)
  5. HBC has collected some individual accounts of boys wearing lederhosen. (Web site)

Were Commonly

  1. Proper lederhosen were of course made of leather. (Web site)
  2. In Switzerland, for example, German Swiss boys often wore lederhosen, but they were not commonly worn by French Swiss boys. (Web site)
  3. Photographs after World War I (1914-18) show that boys in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland were commonly wearing lederhosen. (Web site)
  4. There were other other stylistic differences among both short pants and knickers Lederhosen. (Web site)

Been Worn

  1. Lederhosen have been worn with a wide range of hosiery. (Web site)
  2. The only country with a large German population where lederhosen have not commonly been worn is America. (Web site)
  3. Lederhosen have also been worn by boys in several other countries as well--especially countries with large ethnic German populations. (Web site)

German Boys

  1. Mny German boys went barefoot in the early 20th century and this included younger boys wearing lederhosen. (Web site)
  2. Figure 2.-- Lederhosen were popular with German boys for outings in the country, especially before the appearance of jeans. (Web site)


  1. A single pair of lederhosen may have most of these features or just a few, there is no precise definition. (Web site)
  2. One reason for the popularity of lederhosen was there durability and low maintenance. (Web site)
  3. Lederhosen can be handed down from generation to generation because of the durability of the leather hide. (Web site)
  4. Lederhosen, primarily because of the halter had a very different look from the front and back. (Web site)
  5. Among other things, we have dance groups who wear traditional clothing, like lederhosen. (Web site)

Might Wear

  1. Boys wearing lederhosen during the summer might not wear a shirt or only a light short-sleeved shirt. (Web site)
  2. S.A. members more rarely appear in lederhosen by the late 1920s. (Web site)
  3. During the cooler months might also wear his lederhosen with kneesocks or long stockings. (Web site)

Commonly Associated

  1. Lederhosen have remained regionally popular and are commonly associated with virility and brawn.
  2. Boys participating in German ethnic events commonly dress up in lederhosen. (Web site)
  3. Knee socks are commonly associated with lederhosen in the public mind. (Web site)
  4. THE LEDERHOSEN (leather pants) means to an Alpine mountain-dweller the same as a Kilt to a Scotsman.


  1. The popularity of lederhosen, however, declined in the 1960s as German boys, like other European boys, increasingly wore jeans. (Web site)
  2. Boys in many European Scout and other youth groups sometimes wore lederhosen. (Web site)


  1. Most lederhosen are made of rough leather looking much like suede. (Web site)
  2. HBC has very little information about the leather used for lederhosen. (Web site)

Very Common

  1. As far as we know, it was mostly in Germany that girls wore Lederhosen or Lederhosen-styled shorts and even here it was not very common. (Web site)
  2. Often the lederhosen they wore did not match. (Web site)
  3. We do not think it was very common for girls to wear Lederhosen, but apparently some did. (Web site)

Belt Loops

  1. Lederhosen did not originally come with belt loops. (Web site)
  2. It was not, however just ethnic Germans who wore lederhosen. (Web site)
  3. Modern lederhosen, especially those worn by Scouts, however, however, have been made with belt loops. (Web site)


  1. Ethnicity was clearly a factor in the spread of lederhosen. (Web site)
  2. These youth movement may have helped spread lederhosen beyond Bavaria and Alpine areas. (Web site)


  1. I'm not sure how the city got its name, but perhaps lederhosen were made there. (Web site)
  2. A mother is thus able to continue to dress her boy in the practical lederhosen while making sure that he is kept warm. (Web site)

Short Pants

  1. German and Austrian boys in the first half of the 20th century commonly wore lederhosen and other short pants years round and not just during the summer. (Web site)
  2. I'm not sure precisely when short pants lederhosen (kurze lederhosen) were first worn, but it was probably after the turn of the Century. (Web site)
  3. Loferls were particularly common in areas of Upper-Bavaria when wearing short pants lederhosen (kurze lederhosen). (Web site)


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