It looked like the EU was going to force barmaids to cover their cleavage.
But now this:
- Bavarians have been assured that proposed European rules protecting outdoor workers from sun will not prevent beer-garden waitresses from wearing dirndls.
Dirndls, traditional in southern Germany, are known for their low necklines.
Frank-Ulrich John, a spokesman for a Bavarian innkeeper's association, told Deutsche Welle that the dirndl "is an integral part of Bavarian culture and joy of living."