“I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern.” – Karl Lagerfeld
Many famous people are still remembered, not for their wise words or brave deeds, as they would like to be, but for the clothes they wore.
Giuseppe Garibaldi, the Italian revolutionary, is associated with the red shirts worn by his volunteers in lieu of a uniform. The Garibaldi jacket, a red woollen jacket, especially with braid or black embroidery, first became popular in the [more…]