people
people

Marching Orders: Celebs Wear Military-Style Jackets

Beyoncé Knowles, Kanye West and Rihanna have all been spotted sporting cadet-style jackets.

View Slideshow

Beyoncé Knowles in Balmain.

Photo By Dara Kushner/INFphoto.com

Without question, The Beatles are one of the most influential musical acts of all time, and lately the Fab Four have been having a fashion impact once again. Beyoncé Knowles, Kanye West and Rihanna have all been spotted sporting cadet-style jackets — the kind first made popular by the group on the cover of their revolutionary 1967 concept album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” (Michael Jackson donned a similar style during his “Thriller” days, and Britney Spears is currently rocking the topper on her “Circus” tour.)

But now the look has left the stage and been spotted on the street: Knowles and model Eniko Mihalik both opted for versions with metallic embellishments to dress up a pair of skinny jeans for a night out on the town. Rihanna, meanwhile, selected a simpler version of the look (paired with white shorts) for a daytime ensemble. And the members of another four-man band, Coldplay, each selected a different color of the same style to hit the red carpet at the Grammys. Perhaps they were hoping to channel a bit of Beatlemania?

Click to view full-sized images of celebs in military fashions>>

View Slideshow
load comments

ADD A COMMENT

Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.
News from WWD
Newsletters

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

LatestPublications
getIsArchiveOnly= hasAccess=false hasArchiveAccess=false