Great men sometimes gain acclaim, but more often go unrecognized -- in fact, you probably didn't even realize that was Robson and Jerome who just served you that hamburger. Honoring the anonymous -- plus a few big names -- Garbstore's Spring/Summer drop.
Labeled "Men Who Did", Garbstore's latest maintains the brand's "unfamiliar vintage" ethos of resurrecting yesteryear's cuts with their own take, this time inspired by the last century's army, navy, police, and even farming fellows, who are just as vital in the fight to secure the globe (artichoke). Some examples:
Deck Shirts: Once de rigueur on WWII US Navy battleships, the Deck also comes in a long-sleeved Officer's version, to cover up the fact that the higher up the command chain you go, the less likely your guns are to be 16in.
French Policeman's Trousers: Styled after 1960s cross-Channel copper's uniforms, these green khaki cargo-esque numbers are also equipped with a tiny "ticket pocket" originally used to "steady the baton", presumably while those brutal French policemen went about the fearsome business of handing out tickets.
Motor Sweat: The exception to the collection's rule, these '50s-styled cotton crews slap across their chests a quartet of well-known Brits: Brunel, Monty, Churchill, and Stephenson, known for inventing the modern train, and by extension the anger-management industry.
The collection fills out with smart/cas collarless mess shirts w/ pinstripe placket/forearms, '50s college training tees, cotton-filled denim provincial farmer's vests, two-tone jungle shorts, and WW1 safari blazers, perfect kit for the unknown Soldier Soldier.