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SISTERS VERA AND OLIVERA CAPARA FOUNDED CAPARA IN ANTWERP, BELGIUM IN 2009. BORN IN
SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, RAISED IN LUDWIGSBURG, GERMANY, THEY BOTH CAME TO
ANTWERP, BELGIUM AND GRADUATED IN FASHION IN 2000 FROM THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS.

AFTER GRADUATION FROM THE ACADEMY THEY BOTH WENT ON TO WORK AS DESIGN ASSISTANTS FOR DRIES VAN NOTEN IN ANTWERP, BELGIUM. IN 2002 THEY PARTICIPATED IN THE RENOMATED COMPETITION FOR YOUNG DESIGNERS, AT THE FESTIVAL DE HYERES, AND PRESENTED THIS COLLECTION IN PARIS DURING WOMEN’S FASHION WEEK IN OCTOBER.

IN 2003 THEY STARTED WORKING TOGETHER AS DESIGNERS FOR MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA IN PARIS, WHERE THEY DEVELOPED THE ARTISANAL LINE. THIS COLLECTION WAS PRESENTED DURING PARIS HAUTE COUTURE SHOWS FROM SUMMER2006.

AFTER WORKING FOR MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA VERA AND OLIVERA SEPERATED AND WORKED FOR DIFFERENT BRANDS, FOR DELVAUX IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, EUROPE’S OLDEST LEATHER GOODS COMPANY AND FOR RAF SIMONS AT JIL SANDER IN MILAN, ITALY.

THE ASPIRATION OF THE LABEL CAPARA IS TO COMMUNICATE A COEXISTENCE OF WORDS,
STORIES AND STATEMENTS ACCOMPANIED BY A DESIGNED VISUAL WORLD, AN ATMOSPHERE.

„A GOOD CONCEPT ALWAYS CONTAINS WEARABILITY, REALITY, GOOD QUALITY,
A REFERENCE TO THE PRODUCT AND BESIDES A RELEVANT STATEMENT.“

THE VISUAL PART CONTAINS CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES, EMBRACING THE PRINCIPLES OF PROGRESS AND CONSTANT TRANSFORMATION WHILST RESPECTING THE NEED TO TAKE THE TIME TO STAND STILL, TO INHALE THE ZEITGEIST.

OTHER PIECES CAN BE ADDED LIKE FURNITURE, OBJECTS AND ART, WHICH ARE DEVELOPED IN COLLABORATION WITH DIFFERENT ARTISTS. THE STATEMENT IS REFERRING TO SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEMES, INSPIRED BY LITERATURE, POETRY AND TOPICALITY. THE PRODUCT IS SHOWN EITHER IN VIDEO FORMAT, PHOTOGRAPHY OR INSTALLATION AND IS PRESENTED DURING WOMEN’S FAHION WEEK INPARIS.

SISTERS VERA AND OLIVERA CAPARA FOUNDED CAPARA IN ANTWERP, BELGIUM IN 2009. BORN IN
SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, RAISED IN LUDWIGSBURG, GERMANY, THEY BOTH CAME TO
ANTWERP, BELGIUM AND GRADUATED IN FASHION IN 2000 FROM THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS.

AFTER GRADUATION FROM THE ACADEMY THEY BOTH WENT ON TO WORK AS DESIGN ASSISTANTS FOR DRIES VAN NOTEN IN ANTWERP, BELGIUM. IN 2002 THEY PARTICIPATED IN THE RENOMATED COMPETITION FOR YOUNG DESIGNERS, AT THE FESTIVAL DE HYERES, AND PRESENTED THIS COLLECTION IN PARIS DURING WOMEN’S FASHION WEEK IN OCTOBER.

IN 2003 THEY STARTED WORKING TOGETHER AS DESIGNERS FOR MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA IN PARIS, WHERE THEY DEVELOPED THE ARTISANAL LINE. THIS COLLECTION WAS PRESENTED DURING PARIS HAUTE COUTURE SHOWS FROM SUMMER2006.

AFTER WORKING FOR MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA VERA AND OLIVERA SEPERATED AND WORKED FOR DIFFERENT BRANDS, FOR DELVAUX IN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, EUROPE’S OLDEST LEATHER GOODS COMPANY AND FOR RAF SIMONS AT JIL SANDER IN MILAN, ITALY.

THE ASPIRATION OF THE LABEL CAPARA IS TO COMMUNICATE A COEXISTENCE OF WORDS,
STORIES AND STATEMENTS ACCOMPANIED BY A DESIGNED VISUAL WORLD, AN ATMOSPHERE.

„A GOOD CONCEPT ALWAYS CONTAINS WEARABILITY, REALITY, GOOD QUALITY,
A REFERENCE TO THE PRODUCT AND BESIDES A RELEVANT STATEMENT.“

THE VISUAL PART CONTAINS CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES, EMBRACING THE PRINCIPLES OF PROGRESS AND CONSTANT TRANSFORMATION WHILST RESPECTING THE NEED TO TAKE THE TIME TO STAND STILL, TO INHALE THE ZEITGEIST.

OTHER PIECES CAN BE ADDED LIKE FURNITURE, OBJECTS AND ART, WHICH ARE DEVELOPED IN COLLABORATION WITH DIFFERENT ARTISTS. THE STATEMENT IS REFERRING TO SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEMES, INSPIRED BY LITERATURE, POETRY AND TOPICALITY. THE PRODUCT IS SHOWN EITHER IN VIDEO FORMAT, PHOTOGRAPHY OR INSTALLATION AND IS PRESENTED DURING WOMEN’S FAHION WEEK INPARIS.

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