Military Inspired Fashion
When we think of the military, our first thoughts probably turn to battle-hardened marines, suave, cocky pilots and men willing to put their lives on the line to protect their nation’s interests. I doubt however the idea of fashion and style ever springs to mind.
Yet so many items of clothing we own are taken straight from the military handbook or adapted from pieces that were designed first and foremost for the battlefields rather than the high-street. In fact, there are so many items from the Armed Forces masquerading under the style banner, we often assume they have always been part of the fashion scene.
We owe a debt of gratitude to the men and women who fight for the idea of freedom but we also owe them thanks for the clothes that have passed from military bases and war zones dating back centuries and now find themselves firmly ensconced on Civvy Street. Here are the 4 trends to stay with us.