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And now we know what a dirndl is.
In case you don’t, it’s a traditional German dress like one might see in, say, a production of The Sound of Music.
And Carrie Underwood is wearing one in the first promotional picture released for the upcoming NBC production of The Sound of Music, starring Carrie as Maria von Trapp.
Carrie’s team put it out Monday (Sept. 16) via Twitter to start whipping up excitement for the Dec. 5 live television event.
Carrie will star alongside True Blood chief vampire Stephen Moyer, who will trade in his fangs for a, well, whatever the male version of a dirndl is.