Category Archives: Fashion

What fashion elements began as utility but ended up purely decorative?

A recent question I worked on What are the loops on the back of shirts for? inspired this question. I posted it on /r/malefashion and received the following responses:   Sleeve pocket on bomber/flight jackets (/u/YungFambruhgini)   Neckties (/u/Kilbourne)   Supposedly uniform insignia during the the Thirty Years War of France, used by Croatian soldiers as scarfs,… Read More »