Avant is a biannual magazine based in Paris which celebrates the history of vintage clothing in the past, present, future. Each issue focuses on a specific topic, offering a fresh and modern perspective on how vintage clothing interacts with the way we dress today. Stories and interviews of Avant Magazine are narrated by a core of passionate, creative contributors who stand for the same values : craftsmanship, lifestyle and heritage.
For Volume 2, Avant Magazine explores the long clothing history of the US Armed Forces, specifically during the First and Second World Wars. Expect the usual stellar interviews, photography, and historical articles, as well as insight into the vintage clothing market. Highlights include the history of custom painted A-2 bomber jackets, an interview with renowned military collector Jeff Spielberg, and even discussion around the philosophy of collecting militaria. Avant Mag does not miss!
"In this second issue, An Anthology of American Militaria, we dig into military clothing with particular focus on the U.S armed forces during the Great Wars of the 20th century.
We converse with Paul Milbury, Bob Chatt, and Jeff Spielberg, three vintage dealers and collectors passionate about History and Militaria. We talk with eight experts about the impact of social media on the vintage market. We discuss the deontological limits associated with collecting Militaria.
We explore the West Coast Militaria collectors show in Pomona, an event you definitely can’t miss if you’re a Militaria fan. We also teach you how to decipher the labels attached to military garments."
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