Jackets “Bomber” style was originally a uniform of American pilots. In a shortened jacket, it is convenient to sit at the helm. Tight elastic bands on the collar, cuffs and waist protected from the wind, because the cockpit is open. In case of disaster, the pilot turned the jacket inside out and attracted the attention of rescuers with its bright lining. The first jackets for pilots-bomber sewed from the windproof and waterproof leather. After the invention of the nylon bombers began to sew out of it, which reduced the weight of the pilot uniform and increased the level of comfort.
This style of jacket was chosen by students of American colleges. Wearing a bomber jacket was fashionable. Jackets for civilians were sewn from jersey or textiles. Over time, the ladies began to wear a women’s bomber jacket made of denim, satin, corduroy, suede, synthetic materials. Continue reading