CAP has now apparently made it big in Japan.
The Civil Air Patrol has become a serious fashion statement overseas.
Volunteering to serve in the Civil Air Patrol has been a lot of things, but stylish has never been one of them. Until now. Seriously. I’m gobsmacked.
My squadron-mates Jason and Stefan both happen to be in Japan and met up in Tokyo to find, of all things… CAP has been been co-opted into fashion.
Now just a tick, before you just assume it was some random hipster who was sporting something they grabbed on eBay….
…wait for it
Yes. This is the AVIREX storefront in Tokyo. No kidding. Their display window full of Civil Air Patrol inspired merchandise.
Apparently… the cool kids over there love this stuff…
Really… I can’t… I just can’t. So I’m just going to post a bunch of glamorous fashion photography and go now. Enjoy.
Japan has given us some crazy cultural phenomena… but this just about made my head explode.
Semper Vi my friends… Semper Vi…