One social media user suggested all the Military Jacket needs is “a cap with a red star to complete the ensemble”. Photo: Screengrab from Uniqlo Japan

‘Purely coincidental’: No, Uniqlo’s new Military Jacket not inspired by Chairman Mao, says company

  • The US$63 Military Jacket is utterly nondescript, apart from four very large pockets on the hip and the chest
  • Amused online commentators have been quick to point out the similarities of the design with the man-of-the-proletariat look that Communist dictators have long favoured
Topic |   Japan

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One social media user suggested all the Military Jacket needs is “a cap with a red star to complete the ensemble”. Photo: Screengrab from Uniqlo Japan
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