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Men’s Wear Trend: The Bomber Effect

Designers are shaking up the traditional bomber jacket by updating it with a mix of fabrics, colors and textures.

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From left: Sacai’s wool jacket, Christopher Kane’s sweatshirt and Mark McNairy New Amsterdam’s cotton pants. Tim Coppens for Common Projects sneakers; Jonathan Saunders’ nylon jacket and T-shirt and Public School’s wool pants. Andrea Pompilio shoes.

Kristiina Wilson

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Men'sWeek issue 04/17/2014

Furry textures, inventive paneling and bold graphic patterns are just some of the style elements designers are using on bomber jackets to transform the heritage piece into a novelty fashion statement.

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This story first appeared in the April 17, 2014 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

MODELS: PAUL BOCHE AND FERNANDO CABRAL AT FUSION; GROOMING BY JESSI BUTTERFIELD AT EXCLUSIVE ARTISTS USING CHANEL AND ORIBE HAIR CARE; FASHION ASSISTANTS: LUIS CAMPUZANO AND KAYANA CORDWELL; LOCATION: SUNSHINE LAUNDROMAT & PINBALL, GREENPOINT, BROOKLYN

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