#CraftsmanInspirations

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If you’ve been following us on social media, you’ll know that we like to feature a lot of people.  Not just guys who like to rock our products, but a whole manner of stylish gentlemen who we think look great all the time!  In this post, we’re going to highlight a few of them and see what kind of inspiration we can gleam off of them. After looking to the past for inspiration, it’s also nice to see what people are doing today!
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The Tried & True A-2 Flight Jacket

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Compared to most, the A-2 flight jacket is a humble one.  While it may not be the first one used by the US military (the A-1 holds that honor), it is probably the most iconic and well known models.  It was first introduced in the 1930s and was worn through most of WWII, marking it a part of the uniform worn by the aces of the Air Corps. It unfortunately was phased out in 1943, being replaced by the similar G-1, which we have discussed before.  Who would’ve known that shearling was all the rage! In comparison, the A-2 is certainly more understated, but that’s why we love it. 
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Why Details Matter

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You’ve probably heard the oft-repeated phrase “details matter”.  Yes, it may be something you’re tired of espousing, but it’s true and present in everything. Details make the difference between a bland outfit and one that turns heads.  It’s even considered between a bland pizza and a pie that waters your mouth simply by the aroma.  In most cases, it’s something you just don’t notice until you take a closer look. In others, it's extra something you just can’t your finger on.  All you need to know is that details definitely matters, and we’re here to tell you how you can pay attention and try it for yourself.


I mean it’s 2020; it’s time to pay attention to these details and use them to your stylistic advantage!

 

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Announcing the Dean Harrington: A Jacket Fit For A Rebel

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James Dean will forever be a source of inspiration for us.  That’s why we’ve decided to bring our artisanal outerwear talents and create a special jacket as a tribute to this Rebel Without A Cause.
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Announcing MTO Shearling: The Bomber and the Grizzly

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We all love the G-1 here at Craftsman Clothing. It’s such a classic piece of military-inspired outerwear with it’s iconic shearling collar.  But that’s not the only thing we got that has shearling. We’ve heard your cries and are bringing in two new models for you to order, the Shearling B-3 and the Grizzly Jacket!
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