The story of … the military jacket

Payne, Alice (2014) The story of … the military jacket. The Conversation.

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Fashion and war don’t seem an obvious pairing, but the military jacket is a fashion staple. It may take the form of a double-breasted dress uniform with brass buttons and epaulettes, trimmed in rock star braid, or it may be a khaki combat jacket, worn with Doc Martens and a scowl.

Here I explore how these two forms of the military jacket were frogmarched into fashion...

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ID Code: 90769
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: fashion, military, uniform
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Textile and Fashion Design (120306)
Divisions: Past > Disciplines > Fashion
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Conversation Media Group Ltd
Deposited On: 25 Nov 2015 22:41
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2015 04:29

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