Bomber Jacket, More than the Piece of Fashion

The model took over the catwalks in recent seasons and won the streets is not a passing wave, is a classic item and full of story to tell.

Bomber Jacket, More than the Piece of Fashion

As well as other classic pieces of wardrobe, the bomber jacket was born in the military environment, more precisely during the first world war in 1917. Made of leather with fur lining, it was developed to heat the pilots of military aircraft, whose cabins lacked coverage at that time. According to RECIPESINTHEBOX.com, the vintage bomber jacket has been making other changes and materials, but the one that looks like the current versions of nylon, is the MA-1 Bomber Jacket or MA-1 Flight Jacket. Developed in the mid-1950 to the pilots of the US air force, replaced the B-15 Flight Jacket, when technology allowed the planes fly higher and, consequently, at very low temperatures. Therefore, the need for a jacket that was lighter and more resistant to cold and water.

In fashion, she soon gained adherents, mainly from the years 60 and 70, having become a symbol of rebellion by groups such as skinheads and punks. But it was in the Decade of 80, with the success of films such as Implacable Hunter (The Hunter), with Steve McQueen, and top gun (Top Gun), with Tom Cruise, the bomber jacket your definitive place in the wardrobe won. More recently, since the pop star Kanye West switched to using and selling the original version with your own patches for your brand Yeezy, about two years ago, the piece reproduced like never before.

On the catwalks of brands like Gucci and Chloe, the most desired model is satin fabric and embroidery. But the bomber can also be stamped, lisa, sports, brand new or vintage, directly from other decades. And the way to use also evolved into a thousand possibilities, from basic jeans and t-shirt until the party dress, going through all the styles, as in looks more copied from street style around the world.