Building this costume
started with a sad accident. My Godfather-uncle died and leaved
some things, including a "Camal"-Safari jacket. I looked
at that part with the typical STAR WARS-costume-builder-eyes and
said to myself again "With that, there can be made something
First I turned the jacket, because it had too much bags at the outside.
At the backside, I had to sew also some parts, therefore it didn´t
look too much as a turned jacket. The normal collar I had to cut
completely away and sew it clean. I had to cut the sleeves so much,
until they were little sleeves-lets on the shoulders. From the rest
of the fabric I sewed the well-known little pockets on the sleeves,
as we know it from the movie.
Then, I built from pictures of General Crix Madine the officersplate
and the U-shaped collar-signs, which I sewed later on a dark-blue
shirt. In the same colour as the jacket, I searched for the trousers.
On them, I had nothing to change.
Finally add the uniform with black boots and a belt, ready was again