, 2022-10-05 18:15:15,
Photo-Illustration: by The Cut; Photos: BackGrid, Getty Images, Retailer, Columbia Pictures, Tommy Boy Music
Camo print: a great fashion democratizer that unites 13-year-old boys who shop at Journeys, hunters in the woods stalking deer, and Tracee Ellis Ross — who, lest we forget, religiously rocked camo pants on the iconic show Girlfriends. We appreciate the range. But we want to talk about camo skirts specifically: yes, the ones you owned when you were a Girl Scout (from Limited Too, of course).
If you’re considering revisiting the style, we can help. There is a right and wrong way to style it: Think Victoria Beckham in Spice World when she wore a camo minidress versus the rest of the Spice Girls, who looked like they are going to actual boot camp. (Sorry, Ginger.)
Photo: Columbia Pictures
Camo print goes back to the early 1900s, developed to camouflage military equipment. Colors like blue, pink, and orange were later incorporated in military and hunting uniforms and for various utilitarian purposes — like in the ’60s, when the British army painted Land Rovers deployed in the deserts of the Middle East to hide during dawn and dusk. During the…
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