I noticed a pop-up ad the other day selling the Desert Hats our guys wear in Iraq. In the NYPost today there’s a picture of Sex & the City star Kim Cattrall wearing one of those hats. The clothes shop across the street from me that features the latest women’s urban-wear (and that hitherto hasn’t been associated with patriotic themes) is selling camouflage U.S. Army T-shirts. I’ve walked by stores in the city with camouflage jeans and belts in their windows. My keen fashion sense tells me: This must be a trend. If you’ve noticed similar things, or if–more importantly–you know anyone who follows fashion who I could talk to about this, I’d love to hear from you.
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