Boob Ban Averted

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.”

Article here; via Melanie Colburn at Hit & Run.