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kleinbl00  ·  464 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Craft Fair v3.5 - March 13, 2020

It's faux military surplus is why. The real stuff is generally better built and more meticulously crafted; Hugo Boss designed the uniforms for the Waffen SS.

That jacket you have is kind of a derivative of a derivative of the Bundeswehr jacket and M65 jacket of the Cold War. The actual army surplus stuff is subject to weapons-grade otaku fetishism at this point; a Buzz Ricksons jacket is damn near a character in William Gibson's Pattern Recognition.