Women tourists have been criticized for "messing up" & # 39; Oktoberfest walking & paralytic & # 39; wearing & # 39; dresses porn & # 39; that expose her cleavage – and the Australian girls have been criticized as the worst.
The harsh criticism comes from a crime writer based in Munich, who accused the revelers of the Oktoberfest with light clothes of over-sexualizing the annual event.
In an interview with The Times, the author asked why so many people felt the need to imitate badly the traditional Bavarian clothing, specifically Australians and Italians.
The number of people wearing traditional Bavarian attire at the world's most popular beer festival, which begins on September 22, has increased over the last 10 years (stock)
The Oktoberfest revelers have been accused of over-sexualizing the annual event and using it as an opportunity to wear & # 39; dresses porn. Model Alessandra Geissel seen enjoying the beer festival in 2012 (left) and another woman seen drinking a beer in 2013 (right)
"With young women it is often seen as porn dresses, short and low cut and cheap material," he said.
"It has nothing to do with identity."
The number of people wearing traditional Bavarian attire at the world's most popular beer festival, which begins on September 22, has increased over the past 10 years.
Franz Thalhammer, 70, former chairman of the folk group Georgenstoana Baierbrunn of Munich, said it was a shame that the costumes were denigrated.
Some Germans believe that the traditions of the Oktoberfest have been cheapened by the imitations of the Bavarian costumes. Women celebrating in the celebration of last year (in the photo)
& # 39; A dirndl is something nice, can make almost anyone is beautiful. But some of the dresses you see these days are crazy, "he said.
You're going in a tent and it's full of paralyzed Australians and Italians and they've saved € 250 [£224] for a complete Bavarian set and think that they are Bavarian. It's like I was walking half naked and saying I'm Australian.
Waitress holds four jugs of beer en masse at Oktoberfest in Munich last year
Franz Thalhammer, 70, former president of the folk group Georgenstoana Baierbrunn of Munich, said it was a shame that the costumes were denigrated
After the author made his controversial claim, many people turned to social networks to share their different points of view, and shared some comments in Daily Mail Australia.
& # 39; & # 39; "You go to a tent and it's full of paralytic Italians and Italians", what do you expect of him is a beer festival and it's good to see Australians keeping tradition ", wrote a person.
& # 39; They look great and have fun. We saw more exposure on the red carpet, especially the older ones who seem to want to be noticed, "said another person.
A third person added: "No matter what, someone somewhere will be offended by something." What a bunch of miserable boys that we humans have become.
British costume shops said that customers now want "sexier" items compared to traditional costumes.
Ulku Stephanides, who has run the Carnival Store in Kensington, west London, said: "For women, we have dresses up to the knee or shorter than the knee, people used to be of normal size. Models wear these costumes, the girls come to the store and say: "I want to look sexy".
In the last 10 years there has been an increase in the number of people wearing traditional Bavarian attire. In the photo: a woman drinking a beer while the crowd watches
Stephanides, 55, said that although the locals preferred knee-length skirts, the cut of the dress around the neckline was more exposed.
She said: & # 39; They have their tits out & # 39;
Although that trend was not limited to Germany, he told the Times that his British clients also wanted to express themselves.
A group of three girls smile as they hold their big beer glasses at last year's celebration
Ms. Stephanides added: "That's the new generation. Last week I was serving a girl; She was like the Queen of Sheba. She was buying a costume for £ 20 and taking pictures to show her friends on Instagram. She said: I do not look sexy enough. I have to go to Germany, to the Oktoberfest. "
Around 6.2 million people attended the Oktoberfest last year, where they drank 7.5 million glasses of one-liter beer. The British were among the ten best visitors of the annual festival, which has been in operation since the 19th century.