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10 unexpected celebrity fashion icons who brought military style to the forefront

Updated: Mar 11, 2023

"Celebrities wear military-inspired clothing for various reasons, such as making a fashion statement, showing support for military personnel, expressing patriotism, or simply following the latest fashion trend"says National award winning Fashion educator Pro. Gaurav Mandal. Additionally, the functionality and durability of military-inspired clothing make it a practical choice for their active lifestyle.

Here are 10 celebrities who have made military fashion trendy:

  1. Rihanna: Rihanna is known for incorporating military-inspired jackets, boots, and accessories into her outfits. She has been spotted wearing everything from camouflage prints to leather combat boots.

  2. Beyoncé: Beyoncé has also been known to rock military-inspired fashion, often wearing structured jackets and boots with edgy details.

  3. David Bowie: David Bowie was known for his bold fashion choices, which often included military-inspired pieces such as jackets and coats with brass buttons and epaulets.

  4. Madonna: Madonna has been known to wear military-inspired fashion throughout her career, often incorporating structured jackets and caps into her stage costumes.

  5. Prince Harry: Prince Harry has been known to wear military dress uniforms for formal events, bringing attention to the traditional and classic designs of military attire.

  6. Lady Gaga: Lady Gaga has been known to wear military-inspired fashion, often incorporating bold colors and patterns into her outfits.

  7. Kim Kardashian: Kim Kardashian has been spotted wearing military-inspired jackets and boots, often paired with more feminine pieces such as dresses and skirts.

  8. Justin Bieber: Justin Bieber has been known to incorporate military-inspired fashion into his streetwear style, often wearing bomber jackets and camo prints.

  9. Gigi Hadid: Gigi Hadid has been known to wear military-inspired fashion, often incorporating oversized jackets and cargo pants into her outfits.

  10. Kanye West: Kanye West has been known to incorporate military-inspired fashion into his Yeezy fashion line, often featuring camouflage prints and utilitarian details.

About The author

Gaurav Mandal is a fashion educator and leader, dedicated to inspiring the next generation of design professionals. He is recipient of two national awards from the Indian Government for his contributions to the fashion industry. A NIFT Delhi Gold Medalist fashion designer , he completed his Fashion Marketing master’s degree from Nottingham Trent University, UK. He teaches millions of students through his YouTube Channel and works with several NGO’s for imparting creative education.

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