Bow to the right: The woman is spoken for
If the dirndl wearer ties her apron to her right, according to tradition she is married, engaged or in love, i.e. spoken for. How do you remember the rule? Well, right is also the side where you will usually find a man’s wedding ring. What the bow means for men: You can assume that the woman is either actually in a relationship or just wants a bit of peace and quiet.