History buffs go wild for hoodies depicting outfits worn by figures


An online shop selling hoodies printed with outfits worn by notable historical figures sparks outrage as shoppers wonder why only one women is celebrated Philadelphia-based online retailer Gearhuman’s ‘historical costumes’ collection boasts printed hoodies of uniforms worn by Prince William, Alexander the Great and Soviet Union dictator Joseph Stalin, to name a few But of the 103 different jumpers, it appears only a Queen Elizabeth II jumper depicts a woman’s outfit Online retailer Gearhuman’s ‘historical costumes’ collection boasts printed hoodies depicting historical figures including Prince William Pictured: The hoodie is modeled after Prince William’s military uniform he wore to Trooping the Colour The only women’s jumper that seems to be available on the site is a replica of Queen Elizabeth II’s Trooping the Colour military uniform The last time she rode on horseback in the parade was 1986 Clergyman Marcus Walker spotted the website and posted his unusual find to Twitter He captioned the post: ‘Everybody. Stop whatever it is you’re doing. There is a shop selling hoodies in the style of historic costumes and it is EVERYTHING ‘But shoppers were quick to point out the site’s faux pas. Bizarrely, another jumper on offer depicts the uniform worn by Soviet Union dictator Joseph Stalin His government is considered responsible for the deaths of millions of people through wide-spread executions and famines RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next One of the rarest coins in the world that dates back to Where did Princess Margaret get £20m and how about the Queen. Share this article Share French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s uniform is printed onto a hoodie and can be bought for £38 73 (left) and US founding father George Washington’s uniform is depicted on a hoodie (right) One of the costumes up for sale depicts the chest plate ofAlexander the GreatTwitter user Jacqueline said: ‘They are amazing, but where are the women’s styles? If men can dress up as Napoleon where is my Josephine empire style?’When Mr Walker replied to say there was a Queen Elizabeth II option, Carl Anderson said: ‘One outfit from 6 pages Very disappointing.’ Kim Frinton wrote: ‘Where is Jane Austen when you need her? Or Florence Nightingale? Or Cleopatra? Or Elizabeth I? In short – WHERE ARE THE WOMEN?’Twitter used Nom de Plume questioned why Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn, wives of Henry VIII, weren’t included Shoppers were quick to point out the site’s faux pas. Twitter user Jacqueline said: ‘They are amazing, but where are the women’s styles? If men can dress up as Napoleon where is my Josephine empire style?’ Carl Anderson replied: ‘One outfit from six pages Very disappointing’ Kim Frinton had ideas about which women should be depicted by the site She wrote: ‘Where is Jane Austen when you need her? Or Florence Nightingale? Or Cleopatra? Or Elizabeth I? In short – WHERE ARE THE WOMEN?’Haley Nicole said: ‘Too bad they aren’t celebrating any historical women with these  ‘Yet they have time to make a Chronicles of Narnia and Supernatural themed ones.’The company has been contacted for comment Twitter used Nom de Plume questioned why Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn, wives of Henry VIII, weren’t included Miss Lizster bemoaned the lack of women’s outfits up for sale on the site

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