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From the Archives: Flag Day

Posted on 25 February 2011

In honor of Flag Day,

we have dug in Double D Ranch's archive and have come up with a photo of Audrey rock'n the Original Flag Jacket!

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Anybody have one of these in their closet?

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This photo brings back a lot of memories for me.

  • This was our first EVER spring collection.
  • The Persian Gulf War had just broke out and wanting to be patriotic, Neiman Marcus ordered a bunch of these flag jackets.   Then I cried when I saw their left-overs marked down at Last Call.
  • The photo was taken on the fly in downtown Yoakum across from the railroad tracks.  (Notice the "Dinky Stop Cafe" window signage urging long gone, train passengers in for a meal)
  • The old truck belonged to an employee and we just grabbed it and threw it in the photo at the last minute.
  • The skirt fabric was my first attempt at reproducing an old fabric.  I came across this haggard bandanna in New York and convinced somebody to print it for us.  It still looks good.
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10 comments

  • Penny Kling: May 16, 2016

    Audrey always was and still is my favorite Double D model – nobody rocked it like she did!

  • Vicki Barker: May 16, 2016

    I still have this jacket in my closet !!

  • Janet Blaschke: May 16, 2016

    I Love all my DD flag items! My father inlaw was a WWII vet that was shot down while on a bomb run and was a POW. We are laying him to rest on Tuesday 3/1 at Willamette National full military honors! Every time I visited him and had on a DD piece of clothing he would tell me how much he liked what I was wearing! Every time that I put my Double D on I will think of my father inlaw!

  • Helen McCarty: May 16, 2016

    Love the Jacket and the skirt rocks too…..Thanks for sharing

  • ivykoehler: May 16, 2016

    Penny, we’ll let her know!

    Hahaha! Salute away Karen!

  • karen greer: May 16, 2016

    Ditto! Still remembering getting those flags straight on the back of those jackets. Had the urge to salute but could not sew one handed! lol

  • Cheryl: May 16, 2016

    Janet, I sincere thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family this week as you lay a true hero to rest. Blessings.

  • Doris Loredo: May 16, 2016

    You did a great job Karen! We miss you. I am with Vicki above. The flag jacket is one I too will always keep in my closet.

  • Doris Loredo: May 16, 2016

    Wow Janet! Very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and Thanks to you, your father-in-law and family. I bet he was an awesome man!

  • Cheryl: May 16, 2016

    Awe, Audrey will appreciate that, Penny. I think she is relieved she doesn’t have to do it anymore, but we have a good time looking back at all of the photoshoots!

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