Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Tuesday Trends - Military Inspiration - Function, Utility, Simplicity

Tomorrow, I will announce last week's giveaway winner and the answer to my little name puzzle, in the meantime let's talk Tuesday trends.

The military fashion trend has been around a couple years now and doesn't appear to be going anywhere.

It does continue to evolve though from a historical infatuation toward a more modern focus.

In 2008 and 2009 the military trend was more focused on the uniforms of the Victorian and Georgian eras while the current trend is all about 20th century's focus on functionality and utility.

How and if you might work this trend into your own work is up to you, but here is what a few Etsy peeps and others are doing:

1. Flying rabbit wings pin by Cosmic Firefly
2. Sleeveless jacket by Malam
3. Wallet by Urban Heirlooms
4. Kevlar wallet by RAGGEDedgeGear
5. Drink charms by Clinks
6. Hand embroidered jacket by RiordanRoache
7. Vintage wallpaper triple switch plate by Fondue
8. Giuseppe Zanotti boots


donauluft said...

Your trends are cool!.. discovered new favorites!

(I´m waiting to hear your second name, I love riddles, but I could not solve your´s! though I know Luke Skywalker and his whole family!).....

E² - Esther Eve Metalsmith said...

Thank you for sharing, I'm currently totally obsessed with military functional style!

Working on how to fit a few pieces into my fall wardrobe, thanks for the tips ;o)