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Freshness Grid: Camo

A celebration of the populist pattern
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Never mind its military origins, or the inconvenient fact that it's often seen on the backs of authoritarian dictators: camo is the pattern of the people. It crosses gender lines, political lines and even timelines. It's found in streetwear and workwear, as well as Fashion Week runways. You'll find camo in Tokyo, Milan and Austin; on jackets of the bold, on watch straps of the discreet. So it's high time we pay tribute to camo, the populist design embraced by punks, club kids, average joes and dedicated followers of fashion.

Sherpa Camo Pen
Like its Tibetan namesake, the Sherpa is a vessel and guide. In this particular case, the Sherpa is a case for your disposable pen or marker, allowing you two scribble your signature in high style.

Herschel Supply Winlaw Backpack
A handsome, classic design is enhanced with durable Cordura fabric and a traditional woodland camo. Striped front pocket detailing and vegetable tanned leather detailing add subtle premium touches.

Carhartt WIP Marshall Jogger
Built with durable 6.5 oz cotton "Columbia" ripstop, these joggers feature a distinctive print that ensures you won't blend into the background.

Hex Camo Leather Focus Case for iPhone 6S
Protect your most essential handheld in style. A stitched goldenrod leather base nicely complements the brown and olive tones of the snap case.

The North Face Millerton Jacket
Why says camo and technical outerwear can't work together? Aside from the eye-catching print, this garment is benefited by a fully waterproof seam-sealed DryVent 2L shell.

L.L. Bean Hunter's Tote Bag
Specifically made for the outdoorsman, this is a traditional tote, meaning you can use it tote your gear in the city. A full-length zipper top keeps debris out and your valuables in.

Oakley Frogskins LX Eric Koston Signature Series
An example of camo being utilized as a motif that simply accents the design. In this particular case, the design takes the form of a classic handmade frame, built with lightweight and durable acetate.

FUTURA x A Bathing Ape 02 Tee
The graffiti legend adds his distinctive touch to the iconic Ape Head trademark, rendered in Bape camo on a white crewneck tee. A must-have evoking A Bathing Ape's glory days.

Canada Goose Freestyle Vest
Versatile and classically styled, this insulated vest is lightweight enough for any activity, with 625 fill power white duck down for warmth in frigid conditions. 

Saint Laurent Billfold
An example of camo delivering an unexpected fashionable edge to an everyday accessory. Pebble grain leather and plenty of pockets make this wallet a functional piece imbued with a premium look and feel.

Converse Chuck Taylor  All Star II Reflective Camo
Originally previewed here, the Chuck II gets a visually striking update, featuring a reflective finish and a unique camo print. Lunarlon cushioning and a host of comfortable upgrades are the complementary features on this Chuck Taylor reboot.