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MYAR SS20COLLECTION / RE_ALOHA / PRESENTS

DEJ80

GERMAN ARMY SHIRT - 1980’S


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PRESENT

German army jacket with half body vintage Hawaiian aloha shirt applied on front.

The aloha shirt of the insert will be allover, with the tone similar
to the brighter camouflage base color which is red/orange, and will always be different depending on availability.

Cotton polyester


PAST

Flecktarn ("mottled camouflage", also known as Flecktarnmuster or Fleckentarn) is a family of 3-, 4-, 5- or 6-color disruptive camouflage patterns, the most common being the five-color pattern, consisting of dark green, light green, black, red brown and green brown or tan depending on the manufacturer. The original German 5-color pattern was designed for use in European temperate woodland terrain.

A 3-color variation called Tropentarn (formerly Wüstentarn) is intended for arid and desert conditions

In 1976, the Bundeswehr in Germany developed a number of prototype camouflage patterns, to be trialled as replacements for the solid olive-grey "moleskin" combat uniform.

At least four distinct camouflage patterns were tested during Bundeswehr Truppenversuch 76 ("Bundeswehr Troop Trial 76"). These were based on patterns in nature: one was called "Dots" or "Points"; another was called "Ragged Leaf" or "Saw Tooth Edge"; another was based on pine needles in winter.


 
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MYAR commitment is to bring back to life past used military garments that have been stocked for long time in darkened warehouse, bringing back the light in the present time, for a second life in a civil environment. 

The up-cycling process involving MYAR is not only an aesthetic intervention but also a process of historical knowledge

On each garment is applied a QR code that, once scanned, will tell the historical origin of the piece and the type of workmanship that has been made.

This process of customization is also witnessed by a small white cloth sachet containing scraps of fabrics: a part of the past of this garment, which has been modified from the original to be worn today for the future coming.


MYAR a modern view of the past