Oberst Femme Spring 2012 Collection

The name Oberst originates from the southwest region of Germany, in the area known as the Black Forest. The name first appeared in the thirteenth century and refers to the “tribe that lives the highest on the mountain” or “the family that lives the highest in the village”.

Spelled with a capital O, Oberst is a noun and defines the military rank of colonel or group captain. Spelled with a lower case o, oberst is an adjective, meaning top, uppermost, highest, or supreme.