Saturday, 28 April 2012

Attention! This Is Not A Drill

Don't underestimate the power of an olive military jacket! The colour and cut of an army jacket is very masculine but a versatile go-to coverup for spring. You can pair it with a bold colour like a read scarf or red lipstick, a white dress for a feminine touch or simply a casual tee and jeans for an effortless cool. The soldier uniform have been reappearing on the runway and high-street stores every season and has been a source of inspiration for designers like Balmain, Marc Jacob, and Burburry to name a few.

Alexander McQueen 2012

Epaulette is a French word meaning "little shoulder" it is a type of ornamental shoulder piece or decoration used to indicate rank by armed forces and other organizations. It is fasten on the shoulder of a jacket parallel to the shoulder seam. Epaulettes first appeared on British uniforms in the second half of the 18th century. A Captain with at least three years seniority had two plain epaulettes, while a Junior Captain wore one on the right shoulder, and a Commander one of the left.

Now they have become a piece of Avant-Garde jewellery not only limited to military jackets but can we worn with any outfit separately. They accentuate the curves of the shoulders giving attitude and tough finish to your look. Designer Binkaminka is the experts on Decorative Epaulette. Her work is a piece of art, mastering beautiful bead work.

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