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Reimagined Military Fashion

Bauer USA Transforms American Military Designs Into New Styles

— February 14, 2018 — Luxury
Italian fashion designer Enzo Fusco is the owner of Blauer USA—a label that transforms authentic American military designs into full fledged high-fashion apparel. Fascinated by the utilitarian appearance, directed purpose and rugged material of the garments, Fusco identifies military equipment and sportswear as the "beginning of [his] experience in fashion and clothing" and an "influence that has been really important to [his] journey as a creative person."

In recent years, military designs have become ubiquitous and predictable in the fashion industry. However, Bauer USA provides a strong history that is integral to its authenticity and brings up the qualitative appeal of the product. While most brands upcycle military designs, Bauer USA is an original brand and a leading technical supplier of performance garments for the police, the navy, the army, White House special agents, firemen and rangers.

Photo Credits: Highsnobiety
Trend Themes
1. Reimagined Military Fashion - Bauer USA transforms authentic American military designs into high-fashion apparel, offering a disruptive innovation opportunity in the fashion industry.
2. Utilitarian Appearance in Fashion - The utilitarian appearance of military equipment and sportswear provides an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the fashion industry.
3. Authenticity and Qualitative Appeal in Fashion - Bauer USA's strong history and qualitative appeal of their products bring up an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the fashion industry.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - The fashion industry can explore opportunities to incorporate military designs and the utilitarian appearance into their products for a disruptive innovation.
2. Performance Garments - The performance garment industry can leverage military designs and materials to create innovative products for law enforcement, military personnel, and other professionals.
3. Upcycled Apparel - The upcycled apparel industry can differentiate by focusing on original designs rather than solely upcycling military designs, offering a disruptive innovation opportunity.
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