Men in Lederhosen: Actors, Athletes, Male Models

Will Germany’s lederhosen become as popular as the Irish/Scottish kilt? We sure hope it does. Men’s fashion would be a lot more interesting if guys around the world include lederhosens in their wardrobe, right? For the time being, let’s appreciate these famous men in lederhosen.

Let’s begin with one of our favorite actors, Samuel L. Jackson who wore a pair of lederhosen during an Oktoberfest festival a few years back.

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Proof that wearing lederhosen is cool is the simple fact that Samuel L. Jackson is wearing one. He can do no wrong and everything he does is cool, cool, cool.

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While promoting Iron Man III in Munich, Robert Downey Jr. snubbed the usual suit and tie and opted for this lederhosen which looks pretty good on him. That’s our RDJ!

celebrity lederhosen - robert downey jr - ironman 3 photocall in munich

Another actor seen in lederhosen is American cutie Austin Nichols who wore this in an episode of One Tree Hill.

austin nichols lederhosen in one tree hill

We should not also forget Sacha Baron Cohen who donned a shorty shorty lederhosen in his movie mockumentary, Bruno.

sacha baron cohen lederhosen

In the world of sports, football players of the Bayern Munich football club usually wear lederhosen during Oktoberfest. For instance check out Mario Gomez and his pals:

mario gomez and bayern munich teammates in lederhosen

Then here’s Bayern Munich vice captain Bastian Schweinsteiger with girlfriend Sarah Brandner.

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Likewise, here’s Thomas Mueller and his girlfriend during Oktoberfest.

Thomas Mueller lederhosen