Was in the Twin Cities this weekend visiting my brother and made it to BlackBlue in St. Paul. Great little shop, super friendly staff/owner and a really nice selection of stuff. Expansive selection of Gitman shirting and a really solid EG buy this year. Their EG selection definitely fit their name...basically encompassing only black and blue items. Got to try on the reversible Bal coat which is really nice and finally got to check out the heathered oxford workshirts (they had both black and blue colors). Nice fabric but didn't scream "buy me" while I was there. USN jacket in black was really nice. Best part for me was getting to check out the mainline fatigues from this season. They had them in black duck canvas (didn't even know this was an option) and the fit is fantastic on them. Slim compared to the Workadays but not too slim and after being skeptical about the new hidden pocket I'm now quite a fan actually. Ended up buying them even though I'm not sure I like black pants. I've never had a pair, not really sure how to wear them, and I don't own any black shoes. They seem to work well with chambray which is good since I have a ton of that, wearing them today with FW12 chambray shirt and some brown Russell chukkas....yep, breaking that cardinal rule of brown shoes with black pants. I actually like brown and black together though so FTW. Anyway, these are so good I already have a PM into Gary to see if he has my size left in the olive reversed sateen...thinking those would make a nice Xmas gift to me from my family (they've already started asking me what I want...it's only September!).