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.