August 31, 2012

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Times of war forced clothing manufacturers to be pragmatic and utilitarian.  On the right page, upper left shows a practical, inexpensively made plaid flannel jumpsuit, and on the right, a suit made without lapels or pocket flaps---features that were considered superfluous at the time.  That lapel-less jacket wouldn't be out of place at a Damir Doma or Siki Im show today.

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