Having a Moment: Drag Military

by Melissa Goldstein
We're anxiously anticipating the filter-down effect of Thom Browne's recent Paris presentation, in which male models with crimson pouts donned colour-blocked military uniforms for a result Style.com dubbed "Joan Crawford goes to West Point." But rather than stake out Topman for signs of frilly socks for him, we decided to take this haute vision for a decorative spin, and broke it down to its most basic (training) elements. dh-having-a-moment-90s-grunge-thumbs-header
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  • The Inspiration: The collection's patriotic colour palette.
  • The Translation: A fantastically swagged vintage red, white, and blue flag. $298, Free People
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  • The Inspiration: Polarised aviators and ripstop nylon military coats.
  • The Translation: Jonathan Adler's equally shiny lacquer hexagon tray. $175, Jonathan Adler
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  • The Inspiration: Anchor-embellished naval captain hats and double-breasted jackets.
  • The Translation: A sea-worthy domed glass paperweight. $35, Mark and Graham
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  • The Inspiration: Ankle-length sleeveless coats with exacting, expansive silhouettes.
  • The Translation: The Panton heart chair, a study in peaked precision. $4115, Hive
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  • The Inspiration: Brass button detailing on everything.
  • The Translation: Giagni Hardware's brushed antique pulls. $2, Plumbing Depot
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  • The Inspiration: Ruffled tulle ankle socks paired with military boots.
  • The Translation: Jocelyn Warner's ultra-femme dimensional lace wallpaper. $99, Wallpaper Direct
 Photographs: 1. Courtesy Lonny 2. Courtesy Style 3. Courtesy Free People 4-5. Courtesy Style 6. Courtesy Hive  7. Courtesy Lonny 8. Courtesy Balmain 9. Courtesy Style 10. Courtesy Elle Décor 11. Courtesy Style 12. Courtesy Robert Couturier 13. Courtesy Style 14. Courtesy Wall Paper Direct 15. Courtesy This Ivy House 16. Courtesy Gilles and Boissier 17. Courtesy Jonathan Adler 18. Courtesy Elle Décor    

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