That's right, Urban Outfitters, the preeminent retailer for overpriced of mil-swag is at it again, this time with the Vintage US Navy Coverall for $120. This totally not idiotic piece of apparel was first spotted by J.D. Simkins over at Military Times, who astutely pointed out that "consumers can be forged by a sea of terrible fashion decisions."
The toughest part of almost joining the military is finding a way to subtly express the value of your hypothetical service to others, especially your would-be brothers in arms, had you, you know, actually enlisted or pursued a commission.
Tactical gear — packs and clothes that are 90% pocket, camouflaged, and covered with straps and buckles — are all the rage among civilians right now. This should surprise no one given American society’s years-long love affair with “military-style” anything, but this trend has become especially egregious in recent years. Just take a look at how prevalent MOLLE has become.