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Jumpsuits, Yeah!

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Parker, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. Parker

    Parker Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    jumpsuit |ˈjəm(p)ˌso͞ot|
    noun
    a garment incorporating trousers and a sleeved top in one piece, worn as a fashion item, protective garment, or uniform. ORIGIN 1940s (originally US): so named because it was first used to denote a parachutist's garment.

    here's where we laugh at, I mean, talk about how cool jumpsuits are.

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  2. sipang

    sipang Distinguished Member

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    I call them coveralls and they're a pain in the ass
     


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    Anyway, I briefly tried this last winter but couldn't find the right body/leg length combination.

    I think the only tolerable option is something similar to that Harnden model aka old workwear 1:1 copy : cotton twill, buttons front, wide legs.

    A cheap and readily available milsurp option that fits those criteria is the old US army type 1 coveralls in od green sateen cotton from up until the 1970s or so (I think), there's a later version that's still 100% cotton but with velcro closure, which sucks.
    You may need to size up.


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  4. Parker

    Parker Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    ^ that looks really cool to me :blush: love the pockets.

    utilitarian fabric and design seems to jive better with this than the desginery luxe versions.
     


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    happyriverz Senior Member

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    What I think I look like when I think about wearing a jumpsuit:

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    What I actually look like if I wear a jumpsuit:


    But this has not stopped me from wanting to get a jumpsuit.
     


  6. happyriverz

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    I like this Y-3 one from FW 15:

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  7. Parker

    Parker Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    +1 for the Freaks & Geeks reference.
     


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    Well, you've forced my hand and now I have to post these



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    Harnden zipped


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    I'm trying to remember who this guy is


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  12. happyriverz

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    Well you've convinced to give the US army type 1 a try: I mean, for $30 on ebay, there's nothing to lose
     


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    I have a few sets of coveralls that were Marine Corps issued that I use when I'm working on Jeep or helping my father-in-law on his old Model As and Model Ts but, no matter how cool some of the photos I see of folks wearing them in other settings look, I just cannot bring myself to wear them outside of the garage.
     


  14. Parker

    Parker Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    ^ yeah, it's a very deliberate choice to wear them as fashion, outside of the utilitarian purpose.

    a few more random photos:



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    edit: I think Mick is wearing matching shirt/pants but I swear I've seem a photo of him in a jumpsuit. also, beret + jumpsuit = nxtlvl
     


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    Nah, that’s a jumpsuit and looks dope as hell. Think I’ve seen fotos of both him and Paul wearing them... Captain Sensible too, perhaps?
     


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