Reinventing old styles to create a new fashion style is one of the best things about vintage clothing. Wearing old clothes in an entirely different fashion context is a way of making a unique statement. Wearing vintage clothes is a way to pay homage to the old style, while keeping in mind the aesthetics of the present.
Vintage clothing enthusiasts love military fashion because of the sense of political nostalgia that they give. Certain military uniforms just remind people of their history. Wearing vintage military clothing also makes people feel like they are playing a role. Soldiers are very courageous men, and wearing old uniforms can definitely inspire people to have courage that only soldiers have.
Military fashion is also very functional. Most military uniforms are very durable, and they are tailor made to function effectively in all sorts of conditions. One of the best reasons why people love wearing military clothes is that they can be worn comfortably all day, not to mention that they add style to the rest of the ensemble.
Combat pants and military jackets are commonly worn by vintage fashion enthusiasts because they are very comfortable and they can be worn to match with almost anything like any street and urban outfits. Many people are seen wearing camouflage jacket in the streets on a regular basis. Their popularity can also be attributed to the fact that they are very common in charity stores and other vintage and specialty shops.
The military shirt, although also commonly found in vintage military stores, require clever styling because it does not always match with regular street clothes. But when used wisely with other clothes, military shirts can be a great fashion asset because the resulting styles, most often than not, are very unique.
Two of the most stylish items when it comes to military fashion are the trench coat and the wax jacket. These items work really well with any kind of outfit. They are extremely functional especially in the cold months because they have been made to last in the worst of weather conditions. They also look very elegant and depending on their condition, they can be highly sought items in the vintage market. Trench coats made of leather, for example, when maintained in good condition can be valued for a lot of money. When leather trench coats are maintained well, they can be the best vintage fashion items in any body’s closet.
For more information read this guide to vintage military clothing