Lagenlook refers to a layered style in clothing, and appears to be credited with appearing in the 1970’s.
I saw the term about a week ago. Then I went on-line and started educating my eye & intellect. Then I spent time thinking.
Since the 1990’s I’ve favoured a summer outfit topped with either a blouse or a long jacket. I still have two jackets from that period, each of which I’ve worn and been complimented on this summer.
I’d planned to make several more, in solid colours, including the mustard handkerchief linen in the top photo (doesn’t allow a caption), using the Casablanca pattern below (black version).
Trolling back in my mental archives, I realized something: I’ve been using my own version of Lagenlook for a very long time.
If you’ve time & interest, here’s a short on-line list of places I encountered.
And a short list of some independent pattern makers from the 90’s.
A few I own…