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Domesticating Your Designer Helmet

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Top Row: Gaetano Navarra, Giles Deacon, Narciso Rodriguez. Bottom Row: Karl Largerfeld, Nina Ricci, Giles Deacon

Though the current runways may suggest otherwise, this is not the first time that helmets have been a desirable accessory. Before it was the boys of WWII that loved their helmets and took them wherever they went. WWII helmets may not have had fur or headphones, but the soldiers did come up with lots of uses for their headgear. Check out this 1943 article from Click Magazine about just how multifunctional a helmet can be. The next time you want to impress your friends, remember that your Giles Deacon helmet can double as a wash basin.

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