. . . → Read More: A Real Uniform Story for Memorial Day
Yesterday I came across a news story about Catholic Cardinals arriving in Rome to select the next Pope. It was accompanied by the photo you see above. Naturally, I loved the striped uniforms being worn by the two saluting gentlemen. According to the caption, they were “Vatican Swiss guards.” I googled that term . . . → Read More: A Different Kind of Striped Uniform
I’ve written many times about the assorted vintage uniform catalogs that I collect. But Kirsten recently pointed me toward a post on the history site Retronaut, which featured something I’d never seen before: a Ku Klux Klan uniform catalog from 1925, produced by a Klan robe manufacturer in Atlanta.
Leaving aside the Klan’s . . . → Read More: A Different Kind of Uniform Catalog
Yesterday I attended the opening reception for a new museum devoted to elevators (yes, really). The work uniform you see above — which was being worn by a mannequin, not by a live person — was one of the exhibits. Super-nice chain-stitching, no? Other uni-related items on display included elevator jackets, elevator sleeve . . . → Read More: Until the Uni Watch Museum Opens, This Will Do