Starting with lots of classic clothes like suit jackets, trench coats, chinos, followed by pieces that found their new homes on the streets worldwide, bomber jackets, field jackets, parkas, cargo pants and colors like olive green, camouflage patterns, military uniforms had and have strong influence on how people dress all over the world.
Stripped from most of its pro-military and later anti-war connotations, military (inspired) clothing has proven to be comfortable, durable and – if you know how to wear it – stylish. Made to withstand different climates while offering freedom of movement, it proved to be suitable for every kind of leisure activity and can also be dressed up for your office job if wanted.
Judging from the past decades it won’t disappear soon, but will gain even more popularity and get more diverse. As vintage shopping gains popularity, lots of „niche“ garments have emerged, attack the throne where US Army clothing has been sitting over the past decades and serve as inspirations for upcoming collections.