Archive for January 28, 2014
Not all clothing trends last, but camouflage clothing has been in style for a few decades now. It first became popular in the 1980s in the U.S., according to Time Magazine, and since then, it has survived each decade’s changing fashions.
Commonly used by all the branches in the U.S. military, camouflage clothing has been a part of American culture for at least a century. The design is meant to be visually disruptive, and confuse an onlooker with its puzzle-piece-like patterns. The traditional green, black, and brown colors also help to disguise soldiers from enemies. The same type of gear is used by avid hunters, as it hides them from game when they go hunting. Hunting fanatics also often wear this gear for fashion purposes.
These camouflage patterns have also lent themselves well to various types