History

HISTORY

Browse the posts below to find out more about the stories behind our products. If you have recently made a purchase, use your camera to scan the QR code on the HBN price tag, and you’ll be taken straight to the post related to your item. 

December Small Batch

Every month, HBN Design will be creating a featured small batch of items. These items will only available for a limited time, or until they're sold out!  This month, we took a variety of sequin designs, and used them to embellish a total of 6 jackets, 4 coolies, and 1...

869th Bombardment Squadron

869th Bombardment Squadron

The squadron was established in late 1943 as the 869th Bombardment Squadron at El Paso Army Air Base, Texas, a Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bombardment squadron that was one of the original operational squadrons of the 497th Bombardment Group. The squadron's...

61st Fighter Squadron

61st Fighter Squadron

The 61st Fighter Squadron was constituted as the 61st Pursuit Squadron as part of the 56th Pursuit Group at Savannah, Georgia, on 15 January 1941. The squadron immediately began training for its wartime missions under III Fighter Command, rapidly transitioning through...

The Chosin Few

The Chosin Few

During the Korean War, the First Marine Division met the enemy at Chosin mountain reservoir in subfreezing temperatures.  Out of ammunition, Marines called in for 60mm mortar ammo; code name “Tootsie Rolls.”  The radio operator did not have the code sheets that would...

Ghost Army

Ghost Army

The Ghost Army was a United States Army tactical deception unit during World War II officially known as the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops. The 1100 man unit was given a unique mission within the Allied Army: to impersonate other Allied Army units to deceive the...

November Small Batch

Every month, HBN Design will be creating a featured small batch of items. These items will only available for a limited time, or until they're sold out!  This month, we took an authentic, vintage, suitcase, and used it to embellish a total of 6 jackets, 2 pillows, 5...

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