A dirndl is a dress with tight bodice, short sleeves, low neck, and a full, gathered skirt. It is geberally associated with the Tyrol. Folk costumes in Austria and Germany often consists of boys wearing lederhosen and girls wearing dirndls and braided hair.
A dirndl is a type of traditional dress worn in southern Germany and Austria, based on the historical costume of the Alpine peasants. It became popular in Austria as a fashionable dress among the upper classes between 1870 and 1880.