Most of Europe and many of their former colonies observe November 11th, the anniversary of World War I’s end, as a day to remember war dead. It’s common to wear a poppy to mark the occasion. In the US, we honor living veterans on November 11th, and Memorial Day in May is when we remember war dead. I frequently wear a poppy on both holidays.
Jacket: Logan’s of Midway (local store label), thrifted, $5
Shirt: Land’s End, thrifted, $3
Trousers: Brooks Brothers, thrifted, $5
Shoes: Alden, consignment store, $60
If I’d paid retail prices: Well over $1000.