Here's How To Rock The Military Jacket Without Unintended Top Gun Vibes
Originally written by Corey Kelly for Askmen.com and published on November 21st, 2016. Click here to read the original post.
By Corey Kelly
From fall 2016’s breakthrough of bomber jackets to spring 2017’s courtship of camo, the fashion world has gone army strong for military-inspired outerwear. It’s safe to say that classic items, from pea coats to field jackets, will never go out of style. But trends surfacing out of New York, London, Milan, and Paris clearly reveal how the military is currently having its moment.
“Fashion always follows power,” explains Patrick Michael Hughes, a fashion and style historian at the Parsons School of Design. “The resurge of military garb has had steady momentum since the first Gulf War in the Nineties. Desert tones to new digitalized camouflage prints worn by troops have inspired numerous fashion brands to follow suit and re-invent the look.”
With winter slowly approaching, we’re breaking down the best seasonal outerwear that’s practical enough for any soldier yet cool enough for the catwalk. We present our rundown of the coolest military outerwear (under $250), broken down into three helpful categories, that’s sure to G.I. Jones its way right into your winter wardrobe.