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McQueen’s Own Infantry

by | 29th, June 2004

‘PITY the American soldier who doesn’t look good in green.

Enough to disarm any terrorist

But help for him is on the way, and it’s arriving in the portly form of London-born fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

The Telegraph’s military fashion expert was in Milan yesterday to see a clutch of hand-pickled cadets from America’s legendary West Point academy, New York, try out some alternative uniforms.

The first-time models, chosen for their Asian looks, can be seen in a variety of battle garb passing down a runway through clouds of incense to the theme tune from the M.A.S.H. TV show.

From dispatches, Bilko wears a bright pink parachute with a matching pink gas mask the last word in chemical warfare chic.


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