The ‘Souvenir’ Bomber Jacket Returns To Fashion

The bomber jacket gets its origins in post-war Japan when American troops had designs sewn onto their jackets during their service.  Dubbed the “souvenir” jacket, badges and embroideries of bright, ornately hand-crafted designs, mixing both Eastern and Western themes, featured Japanese (and even Chinese) dragons, tigers, cherry blossoms and trees which sat side-by-side with American eagles, military iconography…

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