Aware of the saying, ‘when in Rome…’? There may not be a more compelling reason to get yourself genuine leather lederhosen, for Germans take their culture as seriously if not more than the Romans. So it is best to follow suit. Oktoberfest is not just a festival about beer and amusement, it is the celebration of the Bavarian culture and if you are unwilling or unable to acknowledge that, it may deprive you of the whole essence of the event.
The charm of the festival is in its historical stories, the wedding of the royals, the horse race, and of course the famous German beer being a crucial part of the merriment. This 18th century festival has survived and now flourished into such a big international attraction for the tourists is because of the sense of originality and simplicity that an old culture holds for the people of this decade find precious. The locals take pride in preserving their culture as it is and you may be able to find a lot of them eager to educate you on it.
However, the attire of the event is something that you should educate yourself beforehand because it may be a small thing but it contributes a lot to your experience of Oktoberfest. Genuine leather is the authentic material for German Lederhosen and anyone making you believe that any other material might pass off is not your friend. First of all, genuine leather lederhosen, may it be made from cowhide or deerskin, is going to make you appreciate the comfort and the style of the attire than cotton or any other stuff cannot do. Secondly, genuine leather has many advantages, which is why the old, brilliant, merry-making Bavarians choose to fashion their lederhosen.
Leather does not tear easily and hence was as an outdoor attire. So you can be as clumsy and carefree as you can be, for having a thick skin is a material reality. It is easy to clean, no need to put it in laundry and dust and stuff can and should be dry cleaned easily. Leather means that you don’t have to worry about rain or snow as it will keep you warm and will last a long while. And lastly, genuine leather lederhosen is a beautiful attire and should be worn exactly as it was meant to.
So get yourself this authentic leather attire not only to pay homage to the beautiful, rustic culture of Bavaria but also because this will enhance your whole experience of the Oktoberfest. The locals will appreciate you, share with your different styles and information about the traditional event but also add to the countryside, good-natured merriment that the event holds the allure for all. Besides, it is not just for the event, Genuine German Lederhosen lasts a lifetime and used to be passed down generations, so you can bring yours out to enjoy a day of German beer festival in your backyard.