Writing about “Veterans Day Sales”, and using that specific term, has always felt more than a little strange.
For retail in the U.S., almost any holiday has been used as an excuse for markdowns. But that’s not the case in many other countries.
Today, instead of seeking out another great deal on clothes, maybe consider spending some of that style budget on a donation to the USO. Or, another organization that helps make the lives of military members & their families a bit more enjoyable, and more like the lives of those of us in the regular civilian population.
Because their choice to put on that uniform gives us, among many other more important things, the freedom to wear whatever the hell we want.
A Traditional “Remembrance Poppy“, as worn in Britain, Canada,
and other parts of the former British Empire leading up to 11/11.