I pinned this to my Americana board because I think this represents American culture and history because America was the one to pioneer into the fashion world and come up with jeans for the working man and its also funny to see how much jeans have evolved in America back then they were for working men like farmers, miners, ect and they were so cheap, you could get them for a dollar and some cents but now famous people wear them now and now they can cost up to hundreds of dollars.
Detail Japanese Boro coat.. Boro textiles were made in the late 19th and early 20th century by impoverished Japanese people from reused indigo-dyed cotton rags. Never intented to be viewed as a thing of beauty they just are amazingly beautiful, patched and sewn piece-by-piece, handed down from generation to generation they became objects of desire because of their beauty , history and soul.
Haiti, known as the "jewel of the islands", was the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean, the first black-led republic in the world, and the second republic in the Americas when it gained independence in 1804 as part of a successful slave revolution lasting nearly a decade. Our Heroes Toussaint Louverture and Jean Jacques Dessaline.
60s English Rude Boy Skinheads - Wad'ya mean we look like something off Oliver Twist, this is our best clobber. Watch out for these guys ... walk on the other side of the street and above all, avoid eye contact.
Knights Hospitaller, 13thCentury Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, Knights of Malta, Knights of Rhodes, and Chevaliers de Malte. Active: c.1099–Present Allegiance: Papacy