“Are you a fashion assassin or a passionate fashion pacifist? From the trench coat to the beret, fashion lovers continue to embrace military chic. But what do these ‘killer’ threads really represent? Riding a constant wave of military chic on the catwalk and sidewalk, fashionistas seem to be becoming increasingly apathetic about the politics behind their combat-inspired outfits. Reflecting the ever-present televised images of conflicts near and far, fashion design has incorporated various elements of military apparel in almost every season since 1999. Yet, few of us have ever questioned what wearing these pieces mean to us mere civilians. With a colourful history veering from statements of proud patriotism to stoic protest, military chic carries a far more potent message then just cutting-edge style.”
I am at a loss of words on what to say- call it writer’s block but I reckon I’ve already exhausted explaining my love for Military-inspired fashion. So to save time, here’s is one of my favorite songs, Vox Populi, by 30 Seconds to Mars, which was pretty much what influenced my outfit today.
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