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These Are The Celebrities Bringing Back The Capri Pant

Retro trend alert.

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Over the past few months, we've seen A-list style stars including Bella, Gigi, Selena and Kendall, sporting capri pants, which has prompted a resurgence in popularity for the retro trend. For those uninitiated with the capri style, it's a tapered three-quarter-length trouser that has also been referred to as a pedal pusher and a knickerbocker, among many other peculiar names. 

The trouser's 2017 comeback marks its third time around the block: the capri pant was first created by European fashion designer Sonja de Lennart in the late '40s. Within a decade the style had become particularly popular on the Italian island of Capri, after which the trousers were officially named. Grace Kelly was one of the first celebrities to don a pair of the pants when she visited the island, leading to its first outing as a major trend. However, styles come and go, and it wasn't until roughly 30 years later, in the '90s, that the pant cropped up in the mainstream again. 

This year has been a big one for throwback fashion, so channel your inner Avril Lavigne and pair your capris with a chain belt and Converse high-tops, or opt for a sleek office-ready power outfit à la Gigi by picking out a matching blazer worn over an embroidered shirt and finished with a pair of bedazzled slide-ons. The best part about the capri pant is its versatility: available in wide-leg, tapered and flared styles (we told you that throwback is back, didn't we?), there is a type to suit all sartorial personalities! Not only can the item be dressed up or down, but the cropped mid-calf length makes them the perfect summer-to-fall transitional pant. 

Whether you're a '90s kid and can finally relive one of your favorite childhood trends, or are looking to show off your rad new ankle tatt, it's time to opt for the cropped look. 

Check out how these A-listers have been rocking their pedal pushers and scroll down to shop our selection of Capri pants: 

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BDG Patchwork Cropped Pant - $79
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ASOS Capri Pants - $40
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Free People Mystic Valley Pull-On Pants - $70
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ZACRO Cropped Pants Co-Ord - $43
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Boohoo High Waist Cropped Trousers - $36
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Mango Cotton Crop Trousers - $23
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Warehouse Palm Print Cropped Pant - $64
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Missguided Orange Kick Flare Cropped Trousers - $43
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Eloquii Printed Crop Pant - $80
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Adidas Originals Awkward Length Pant - $65
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River Island Cropped Trousers - $80
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Forever 21 Korirl Striped Capris - $34
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Boohoo Crop Woven Tailored Trouser - $30
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Nasty Gal Check Mate Cropped Pants - $50
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Miss Selfridge Tie Waist Cropped Pant - $49
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Silence + Noise Cropped Paperbag Pant - $69
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ASOS Cropped Peg Pant - $45
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Free People Kimmie Pant - $68
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Noisy May Grid Print Cropped Pants - $21
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Mango Crop Slim Fit Trousers - $30
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Boohoo Tailored Crop Kick Flare Trouser - $40
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Topshop Crop Wide Leg Trousers - $55
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River Island Cropped Kick Flare Trousers - $20
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Nasty Gal Take Sides High Waisted Pant - $50
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Eloquii Contrast Trim Cropped Pant - $33
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Missguided Grey Tassel Bardot Top Cropped Trousers Set - $68
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Ribbed Capri Pants - $9
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