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  kaangkaeng le (fisherman pants)

 

Thailand

Kaangkaeng le or Thai fisherman pants are a lightweight and oversized pair of trousers, somewhere between a sarong and a pair of culottes.

 

They are made very spacious and need to be wrapped around the waist and then tied with a string from the back, to form a belt.

 

  kaangkaeng le (fisherman pants)

 

  kaangkaeng le (fisherman pants)

 

Due to its wide trousers legs it is sometimes referred to as elephant leg pants.