The contest is a tribute to the classic 1956 "I Love Lucy" episode "Lucy's Italian Movie," in which Lucy, her red hair tucked in a kerchief and wearing a peasant blouse with a dirndl skirt
tucked up around her knees, stomps grapes barefoot - and ends up fighting a fellow grape-stomper who thinks Lucy is not working hard enough.
Ria Vergara, JC Buendia made a dirndl skirt
of traditional malong fabric with a lavender dyed pina top and veil.
If you dislike the way you look in a dirndl skirt
, picking up a vintage pattern with a dirndl element won't change the way you feel about dirndls, no matter how cute or glamorous the vintage illustration is.
CINCINNATI -- Picture this: A woman walking down the street wearing a dirndl skirt
and bust-hugging bodice paired with ankle boots.
Fingering the delicate lace mantilla of the Spanish doll, the tiny dirndl skirt
of the Swiss, the gold flecks on the Mexican's sombrero, or the shiny black boots of the Russian was an unmatched pleasure, a flight of fancy to faraway regions of the imagination, to rivers and mountains and steppes, to languages and sounds, to songs and dances that were as exotic to us as the Orient had been to the European imagination.
ALBERT FARROW, Middlesbrough Over the heads of the crowd in a dirndl skirt
BACK in the Fifties I played for British Rail Ladies Football team in Middlesbrough (not so much publicity then).
I wore a black dirndl skirt
adorned with two felt poodles - tres chic - and a scarlet and white polka dot dress in a fine cotton.
Take something you already have in the closet, say the dirndl skirt
from last season, and make it into this season's bubble skirt," Ms.
For that big summer soiree, Bill Blass (NY) offers a gorgeous classic princess ball gown with lace halter bodice over a full taffeta dirndl skirt
, all tied together with pale teal ribbon.
Something in me cannot bear to part with the shorts that looked rather flattering twenty years ago or the dirndl skirt
that seemed so charmingly rustic in a little Greek island shop window.
The thought of questioning the line of neatly placed vest, liberty bodice, blouse, pullover, dirndl skirt
, long socks and anorak never entered our heads.
Geri Halliwell may look taut and toned in her halter top, denim dirndl skirt
and pink cowboy boots, but almost anyone else would look like an extra from the stage revival of Oklahoma