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    Fashion History Classics: Who invented the Capri Pants?

    Mai 29th, 2014

    The European fashion designer Sonja de Lennart invented the famous Capri pants in 1948. Well known as Capris, long or three-quarter shorts, they end below the knee and calf. Read the rest of this entry
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    Capri Pants

    April 23rd, 2013

    Capri pants aka Capris are tight-fitting three-quarter pants that end below the knee and calf. The name refers to the Italian isle of Capri, where the pants first gained popularity in the late 1950s and early 1960s. A decade prior to its success, in 1948, European fashion designer Sonja de Lennart had invented the Capri pants, which by now can be counted in on the long lost of fashion classics.
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    De Lennart, Sonja

    September 19th, 2011

    Sonja de Lennart, European fashion designer, born in 1920. She is know for inventing the famous Capri Pants in 1948. The three-quarter pants that end below the knee got its name from her love for the Italian isle of Capri. After World War II in 1945, de Lennart began to design clothes and opened her first namesake boutique “Salon Sonja” in Munich, Germany. Three years later, the European designer designed a tight three-quarter length Capri pants that was created for the winter and summer collection. That classic Capri pants became immediately popular among women after years of wearing the rather masculine, not fitted pants. Her fashion collection became known as the Capri Collection.
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    Sonja de Lennart

    September 19th, 2011

    Sonja de Lennart, European fashion designer, born in 1920. She is know for inventing the famous Capri Pants in 1948. The three-quarter pants that end below the knee got its name from her love for the Italian isle of Capri. After World War II in 1945, de Lennart began to design clothes and opened her first namesake boutique “Salon Sonja” in Munich, Germany. Three years later, the European designer designed a tight three-quarter length Capri pants that was created for the winter and summer collection. That classic Capri pants became immediately popular among women after years of wearing the rather masculine, not fitted pants. Her fashion collection became known as the Capri Collection.
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