Austrian designs luxury lederhosen line
An Austrian designer is taking orders for personalized luxury lederhosen and recently sold a diamond-studded pair for $114,000.
Christian Wohlmuther, who owns a clothing business that sells traditional Austrian attire based in Bad Mitterndorf, Styria, said Friday the cost of his creations varies depending on the decoration.
Those interested can choose from an array of stones, including garnets, rubies, emeralds and diamonds, that are then mounted on buttons made either of sterling silver, gold or platinum.
"We generally focus on the client's budget and then show him what's possible," Wohlmuther said.
Wohlmuther, who works with a local jeweler in the Styrian town of Liezen, said his first pair of luxury lederhosen decorated with 166 dia…