Words matter. In most cases, terms like “track jacket”, “bomber jacket”, and “varsity jacket” are used interchangeably to describe this classic silhouette. Why do I specifically make a Kali Made Track Jacket? Because the way we choose to describe the world around us is a reflection of who we are.
I believe that our society is already too saturated and dependent on militarization as a cultural touchstone, and just because we’re familiar with certain seemingly innocuous words and terms doesn’t mean we have to ignore their history.