Design classics: lessons from cult icon Nigel Cabourn

Military clothing and history: enduring influences

Nigel Cabourn was born in 1949 to a father who laid signal lines in Burma and India during the Second World War. He discovered his father’s field service book in a drawer, kindling an enduring fascination for 20th century history – a world of military men, mythic sports stars, and brave mountaineers.

Cabourn’s first label was Cricket Clothing Ltd, which took inspiration from The Who and other popular Mod bands. Read more at The Drum