Nigel Cabourn's Vintage Streetwear Line is Inspired by a British Army Unit

By: Riley von Niessen - Jun 23, 2016
References: cabourn & hypebeast
UK fashion designer Nigel Cabourn's latest series of vintage streetwear is inspired by the 7th Armoured Division of the British Army in World War II. The unit, otherwise known as 'Desert Rats' are honored in the historical vintage streetwear collection through its prints and styles.

Nigel Cabourn translates the army wear into the modern day by making use of the same quality fabrics and techniques for a detailed and antithetic feel. With this, the collection is durable, stylish and wholly unique, with the careful care in creation making the pieces standout. The line includes various jackets, t-shirts, backpacks, boots, hats and accessories. This gives consumers their pick of modern looks and more historical styles, with the neutral tones and classic cuts of the collection offering a certain versatility that allows them all to work together.