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Tuesday, 16 March 2021

The history of the bomber and camouflage jacket
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Military camouflage uniforms date back to 1915, when the French enlisted the help of artists to develop new uniforms after a crushing defeat by the Germans during the First World War. The French army abandoned its uniforms consisting of white gloves and red pantaloons. The United States followed suit in 1917.
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What is the history of the bomber jacket?

The ultra-stylish fashion item traces its origin back to military wear. It was in the early 1900s during the First World War that the German fighter pilots began wearing the brown leather jacket – that later, in World War II, came to be known as the bomber jacket
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““Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.””

We all know everything comes back into trend after a while. By the late 60’s through the 80’s, the bomber began crossing into a more trendy “fashion” territory. The jacket was perfect for the mild winters in Europe and Australia, and it became a highly popular fashion item for those associated with various countercultures. They them came very popular between 2016 and 2018 especially with the teenagers.

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