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Breaking the hearts of girls who enjoy leafing through back issues of Popeye

It’s jackets like this that make Engineered Garments the cult-like, obsessed-over, in-the-know brand it is. Look like a regular, slightly-retro looking wind-cheater to you? You’re in the wrong place. Look like the dopest thing a bro could be wearing moving into Spring? You’re in the right place disciple, let’s peep the deets like men…

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It’s called an Activecloth Ground Jacket and what ‘Activecloth’ is is beyond me, but a cursory Google suggests it might have an environmentally friendly lean. It’s definitely made of 80% Cotton and 20% Nylon, so you know, that’s that.

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We’re also talking about a double-zip, a couple of slanted front pockets, press studs, a drawstring waist and extra pockets on the left sleeve and back. Tucked away in that collar you’ve got a concealed hood too.

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All of which are the strongness. But for me it the pattern that’s the murderiser. Clash it up with a floral shirt, get a loose cotton navy blazer going on under there too and you’re in the business of breaking hearts. Specifically the hearts of the kind of girls who recognise Japanese designed Americana-re-workings at a hundred paces and spend their free time leafing through back issues of Popeye magazine. And, in my head at least, that’s 90% of the female population right there.

 

 

2 Comments

  1. Ktpearie

    would you see this working with a pair of straight denim or olive workaday fatigues?

  2. Personally I’d wear this with navy fatigues, to keep the blue thing connected. But to be honest, I tend to mix things up after I’ve owned a piece for a while, so would totally try it out with both your suggestions and just see what feels right. I’d enjoy wearing a casual blazer under it definitely – clashing up a bit of relaxed formality with the casualness of the jacket. Thanks for the comment, hope you enjoy the blog.

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