smart dirndl dresses, showing the characteristics of their kind: square décolleté and fancy lacing, gathered, wide skirts (a short, b covering the knee), short dirndl blouses with puff sleeves and aprons.
This shows proper seam placement. the shoulder seam is NOT at the top of the shoulder.
Der Dirndl-Dekolleté Guide für üppige Oberweiten
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