Matthew Miller drew his inspiration from the mass-produced, sober “demob” suits handed to Britain’s World War Two soldiers as they returned to civilian life. Miller cut similar suits in a patchwork of pinstripe fabric for cropped trousers and short jackets with patch pockets. He even took his scissors to denim fabric, creating rough-edged, pieced-together jeans.

The sober spirit of the demob suits also shone through in fly-front car coats with an oversized pleat at the back. Grosgrain straps with anti-war slogans on the clothing and small wreaths of dark flowers on models’ necks and wrists reinforced Miller’s sympathy for the former soldiers’ plight.

Matthew Miller drew his inspiration from the mass-produced, sober "demob" suits handed to Britain's World War Two soldiers as they returned to civilian life. Miller cut similar suits in a patchwork of pinstripe fabric for cropped trousers and short jackets with patch pockets. He even took his scissors to denim fabric, creating rough-edged, pieced-together jeans.

The sober spirit of the demob suits also shone through in fly-front car coats with an oversized pleat at the back. Grosgrain straps with anti-war slogans on the clothing and small wreaths of dark flowers on models' necks and wrists reinforced Miller's sympathy for the former soldiers' plight.

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