Many civilians who take interest in the military or simply admire the work they’re doing commonly get themselves fitted in military clothing – and who can blame them, when you have a look at some of the modern uniforms and the interesting ideas going into them.
Even if you’re not such an avid fan of the army, you can still find yourself looking quite good in a pair of camouflage pants, or perhaps donning a military vest.
It’s all a matter of personal preference, but you’ll never know how you look in military clothing unless you try some on, of course.
The most basic styles of military clothing commonly use green and blue tones, with some leaning towards red or yellow.
It mostly depends on where you live and what’s popular with your own military – for example, if you live in a country with dense green forests, your military would likely be using camouflage clothes that can blend well in such environment, so you’re likely to find more clothes with green tones on them.
Even though military clothing is known for being very durable, you shouldn’t skip the quality inspection part of your shopping under no circumstances – you should have always have a close look at the items you’re buying and see if there are any flaws in the design, especially when it comes to the quality of the stitches around the edges.
If you’re buying military clothing with incorporated blazer badges or similar decorative additions, you should inspect those as well, and have a look at how well they’re tied to the fabric of the actual clothes.
Try to stay modern with your choice of military clothing too – camouflage keeps changing these days, as military engineers discovered that the commonly used patterns with ink blobs and spots tend to have imperfections, and there’s a trend nowadays that shifts towards “pixel camouflage.”
If you haven’t seen any clothes that utilize these patterns yet, the idea is simple – instead of having humans paint the camouflage pattern by hand, it’s generated by a computer using data about the environment and the human eye, producing a highly coloured pattern that looks nothing like traditional camouflage, but is much more effective due to the finely adjusted contrast.
Getting military clothing that incorporates camouflage patterns of this kind can look really cool – but it can also be a bit difficult to get your hands on, as these l camouflage’s are still considered mostly military technology and aren’t being used so widely in consumer products.
There are exceptions, of course, and looking hard enough should get you some good-looking camouflage clothes for a good price.
If you’re allowed to customize your clothes with personal designs upon your purchase too, this is another way to incorporate a camouflage design into them – though you will have to spend a lot of time finding a high-resolution pattern to use.
It is certainly not impossible though, so ask around a bit among people who’ve already bought similar military clothes.
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