Safari Jackets - Germain Tailors - Hong Kong - Shanghai

A safari jacket or bush jacket is a garment originally designed for the purpose of going on safari in the African bush. Similar lightweight, light-coloured uniforms were also worn by European soldiers serving in warm climates from the 19th century and, little altered, throughout World War II. They typically featured epaulettes, pleated pockets, belts..etc

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In 1936, author and adventurer Ernest Hemingway designed a 'bush jacket' which was made by Willis & Geiger. And in the 1960s and 1970s safari suits became fashionable thanks to designers versions for men and women by, for example, French designers Ted Lapidus and Yves Saint Laurent.

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Sources : Wikipedia