The Rise and Repercussions of Tactical Apparel

From outdoor gear to everyday apparel, tactical clothing has been growing more and more ubiquitous. At the same time, however, gun violence and armed militias have also been surging. The coinciding upticks prompt the question of whether they might be linked. To explore this, Gear Patrol’s Associate Editor (and CH alum) Evan Malachosky traces the style’s rise beginning with its origins when it was intended …

Patchwork Military Field Shirt Jacket

From Brain Dead, a collective of artists and creatives from around the world who share a love of post-punk and skateboarding, comes the Patchwork Military Field Shirt Jacket. This jacket (available in XS to XL) is 100% cotton, designed with camouflage style patchworks and fitted with chest pockets on either side. Earthy tones—navy, green and brown—work together through wavy color-blocks and create a refreshing take …

Bravo Sierra’s Military-Tested Line of Wellness Goods

High-quality products that withstand extreme conditions

Founded last year by Benjamin Bernet and Justin Guilbert, Bravo Sierra develops high-performing products for US military members, studies their feedback and then offers the results to the civilian market—all while returning 5% of their top line profit to the military’s MWR program. With logo design by Patrick Li, the creative director of T Magazine, and consultation from Sarah Andelman (the founder of the beloved …