Friday, June 6, 2014

Fact of the Day: Nehru Fashion

India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru was well known for his style of coats. It became known as the Nehru jacket, and both The Beatles and The Monkees helped make it popular in the western world. 

12 comments:

  1. This style of jacket is such a classic IMO.

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  2. Well I'll be darned. My mother was a HUGE Monkees fan when she was younger. I'll have to let her know this :)

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  3. Oh, I didn't know that. That is quite interesting.

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  4. he was huge when I was a lil' kid

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  5. I didn´t know this. I knew that there is a type of neck in clothes called Mao because of Mao Tse Tung. Kisses:)

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  6. Never could imagine *_*

    Happy weekend,

    Nicole

    www.nicoleta.me

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  7. Started it before the famous folks did, never knew

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  8. Oh gracious! I remember those days. We didn't wear those in Hawaii, but remember the fashion statement.

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  9. I recall my mother buying one of these for my dad. He never wore it.

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