Before anything else, Bombers Original is a pioneering brand, intimately related to eachevolution’s key-step of this cult fashion item called Bombers.
The iconic navy blue or khaki military jacket was created in the early 50’s for the US AirForce’s pilots. Since then, it adopted a flashy orange lining, the « warning signal » aimed atfacilitating rescue of pilots in distress.
Hence, marketed by a handful of leading brands including Bombers Original, its popularitygrew dramatically until he came in a large variety of colours. The short jacket model withpuffed sleeves is now a cult article of clothing made famous both by Vietnam veterans andHollywood’s superstars like Marilyn Monroe or James Dean.
Hijacked through the years by all the crews who took part in fashion and pop culture’shistory, from the Mods and Skinheads not to mention Hip-Hop movement’s initiators, theBomber became gradually a must have.