I Wore a Dirndl for 14 Days Straight and These 6 Things Happened

By Erika Neumayer on Email @RareDirndln

Just over 2 weeks ago I challenged myself to wear a dirndl every day for 2 weeks. As the owner and designer of Rare Dirndl, I have a lot of dirndls and I could probably do a 3 month challenge before repeating an outfit, so that was not going to …

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Model Shows Off 100 Years of German Beauty in 90 Second Video

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A media company based in Seattle has been releasing “100 Years of Beauty” videos throughout the past year showcasing hairstyle trends of women around the world, and last week the latest 90 second video focused on the fashion trends of Germany. The video, like its counterparts, starts off in 1910 and …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Are Germany’s 2014 Winter Olympic Uniforms A Sign of Bad Fashion Taste or a Political Statement?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

As soon as Germany revealed their official uniforms for their participating athletes in the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the internet went ablaze with speculation on whether or not they were making a political statement against the recent “anti-gay” legislation passed in Russia.  Others wondered if Germany has …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Twitter Follow of the Month: @RareDirndln

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

We are going to try to highlight a specific Twitter user every month that we believe provides interesting or quality content that you might enjoy.  Due to the craziness of last month’s Steuben Parades, we completely forgot to highlight a September follow… oops!  For the month of October though, we …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Designer Brings Luxury Paper Bag To Market For $290

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The traditional brown paper bag is a common item in many school and work lunchrooms across America, and when we’re done with our lunches, we typically throw the bag in the trash.  However, German designer Jil Sander has just released a brown paper bag that you’ll want to make sure …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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American Apparel Partners With Amazon In Germany to Reach More Customers

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Los Angeles based clothing company, American Apparel, has just announced a major online retail expansion in Germany, the UK, and Japan, by partnering with Amazon.com.  American Apparel lives up to its name by manufacturing and distributing all of their products in the United States instead of farming it out …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Rare Dirndls Are Not your Oma’s Dirndl! A Rare Twist on the Traditional Clothing

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Dirndls are a Oktoberfest staple and are also one of the most recognizable images American’s associate with Germans.  If you have gone to any Oktoberfest here in the States, you probably have a picture in your mind on how all these dirndls look…  Fairly plain dresses with little flowers and edelweiss …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Berlin Chic

By Magazin-Deutschland.de on Email

She sports a conspicuous tooth gap, doesn’t like walking in high-heels and would thus seem rather unsuitable for an international career on the catwalk: nonetheless Lara Stone is one of the most sought-after models who is attracting many looks this week in Berlin. The 28-year-old blonde beauty from the Netherlands …

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