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Get in Liner: Milsurp Liners That Double as Outerwear

March 4, 2019

Get In Liner: Milsurp Liners That Double As Outerwear

Fortune favors the prepared. A few years ago, while surfing for deals on eBay, I stumbled across a cheap Ten…

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Navy Football’s New Shoe Rules

August 30, 2017

Navy Football’s New Shoe Rules

The Washington Post offers a fascinating look in on Navy’s football team, and a unique injury risk they face. Like all…

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Inspiration LA 2017: Shoot Your Shot (Part Three)

February 14, 2017

Inspiration LA 2017: Shoot Your Shot (Part Three)

Here’s our third and final round of awesome shots from Inspiration LA, the annual vintage-industry-Americana-Japanese-American-hybrid show in Los Angeles. To…

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Adventures in Waterproofing

September 11, 2015

Adventures In Waterproofing

A few months ago, I bought a surplus Scandinavian military snow jacket at the flea market. At $20, it was…

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Military EDC Watches Under $100

May 26, 2015

Military EDC Watches Under $100

Everyday Carry has a great post on military styled watches under $100. A cheap watch fan myself, I’m partial to…

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The M-42 “Jump Jacket”

May 11, 2015

The M-42 “Jump Jacket”

We’ve covered a lot of vintage military garb lately on Put This On. Here’s one of my favorite styles: the…

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Scenes From the Rose Bowl

April 13, 2015

Scenes From The Rose Bowl

My mother’s in town, and since she’s an antiques dealer, that means a trip to the flea market. One of…

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How Army Jackets Became a Civilian Staple

March 6, 2015

How Army Jackets Became A Civilian Staple

The New York Times Magazine has a nice article today about how army jackets became civilian staples. An excerpt: But…

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Militaria and surplus shops online

May 3, 2014

Militaria And Surplus Shops Online

One of my favorite ways to waste time is browsing through militaria and surplus shops online. These days, your average…

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There’s Nothing More Classic Than A Pea Coat

December 2, 2013

There’s Nothing More Classic Than A Pea Coat

I bought my pea coat at a yard sale in Portland. I was in high school – maybe 15 or…

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More Military Surplus: Leathers

September 13, 2013

More Military Surplus: Leathers

Last week’s field jacket roundup addressed primarily cotton field jackets, omitting some other massively influential categories of military outerwear–today we’ll…

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Field Guide to Field Jackets

September 3, 2013

Field Guide To Field Jackets

In the last couple weeks at Put This On we’ve set up midcentury utility- and sportswear as ideal for easy,…

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creating a waxed cotton Swedish Army anorak

August 15, 2013

Creating A Waxed Cotton Swedish Army Anorak

I enjoyed seeing Reddit user Manoucher’s process in creating a waxed cotton Swedish Army anorak for himself. It cost him,…

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Esquire UK: Dressing Michael Jackson

April 30, 2013

Esquire UK: Dressing Michael Jackson

Esquire UK: Dressing Michael Jackson A cutter from Gieves & Hawkes describes making military clothing for Michael Jackson’s Bad tour.

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An A-1 Flight Jacket from Lost Worlds Inc.

November 11, 2012

An A-1 Flight Jacket From Lost Worlds Inc.

All I want for Christmas is an A-1 Flight Jacket from Lost Worlds Inc.

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