The Type A-1 flying jacket is a strange beast, but not in the way you might expect.
Journal - July, 2014
Not content with inventing the rip chord parachute, Leslie Irvin went on to design the go-to flight jacket of the time.
The open aircraft of WW1 created a need for thick flight gear, helping pilots to brave the hazards of high altitudes.
One of the most instantly-recognisable images of doctors and medical care, all made of leather.
When we think of leather footwear, we tend to think of boots, brogues and loafers - forgetting athletic footwear entirely.
There are a number of theories of how the cowboy boot came about, but no one knows for sure, if we're honest.