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What is "Bomber Jacket" - Definition & Explanation

A loose, zippered jacket with fitted waist and cuffs, resembling those worn by American bomber pilots in World War II. Can be made from nylon, woven blends or leather. Usually has a fur or pile collar, double-entry cargo pockets, and set-in sleeves with a pocket on the sleeve. Traditionally, this is a heavier-weight jacket with a shearling or quilt lining. Also called a flight jacket.
Waist length cropped jacket with a rounded or puffed out body. Large but fitted arms are elasticated at the wrist, sporty looking often with zip fastening from waist to neck. examples

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