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History of the Blazer

    How old is the blazer? Surely almost 200, because it was 1825 when the students of St. John's College in Cambridge created the Lady Margaret Boat Club, which had its own "social uniform" represented by a red jacket. But 1837 is also a historic date for the birth of the blazer, I would say the most famous. Yes, because in that year the frigate captain John Middleton Waugh received the prestigious visit of Queen Victoria on board his boat called HMS BLAZER. For the occasion the captain wanted to redo all the uniforms not to disfigure before the queen. Reading various theses we can say that those jackets were double-breasted with gold buttons and as a color was...

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