VG+ CHORE COAT

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Product Description

  1. Crafted from sturdy cotton canvas military surplus, this coat is a fortress of durability, destined to stand the test of time with its robust construction.
  2. The coat's pattern, inspired by venerable French workwear designs, promises a classic allure that remains eternally stylish.
  3. It boasts fortified buttons, two adeptly positioned front slip pockets, and a breast pocket, each reinforced with meticulous double stitching and bar-tacking.
  4. For a brief period, this coat can be adorned with patches from Friedman's, a store with deep military roots and a history intertwined with Nashville's evolution. These patches are not mere decorations; they're narrators of your unique style story, allowing you to carry a piece of Friedman's tradition wherever you go.

Additional Information

Showcasing the VG+ Customizable Chore Coat with Friedman's Patches, this limited edition is a timeless testament to the iconic Friedman's Army Navy store based in Nashville, TN. While the store is concluding its final chapter after 75 years in business, we hope to immortalize the legacy of this establishment and its connection to quality workwear in this coat.

Reviews

How Friedman's Became Infamous

How Friedman's Became Infamous

I grew up in the neighborhood of West End in Nashville TN. Friedman's Army Navy Store was across from the grocery store my family shopped at, and it was a place we stopped by in between the grocery store and home. An old army surplus store, with an army man with his gun my mom found "a little off putting"

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History

History

Once a cornerstone of Nashville's robust scene, Friedman's has been a destination for adventurers looking to suit up and for blue collar work wear. It all began in a humble 1952 building on 21st Avenue South, a one-time grocery turned surplus haven. For over half a century, Friedman's Army Navy Store decked out Nashville locals and serving as a community hub.

SURPLUS

SURPLUS

More than a simple storefront, Friedman's matured into a cultural nexus, a hub where stories of intrepid expeditions intermingled with the strident strums of classic Nashville tunes. The digital age ushered in a seismic shift from tactile browsing to the sheer convenience of online shopping, altering our consumption of surplus gear and military classics.

The future

The future

Navigating the tides of changing consumer trends, this alliance delivers products forged with care, blending eco-conscious components with designs that radiate elegance and utility in the modern world. It's travel gear redefined, possessions that embody not only Friedman's resilient ethos but also the adaptive, forward-looking spirit of Nashville. This run of products includes items made from salvage picked from Friedman's for this project.

legacy

legacy

In the twilight of Friedman's physical presence, Tucker-Bloom seizes the baton, charting an inspired course for aficionados of military memorabilia, intrepid explorers, and the style-savvy. The Infamous Friedman's Collaboration extends beyond mere merchandise; it's a vessel of nostalgia, a paean to a bygone era of military surplus culture.

With the dawn of the collection, it stands as a tribute to Nashville's perpetual adventure and melodic soul. Tucker-Bloom is honored to perpetuate this narrative, ushering the vibrant cadence of Friedman's from tangible artefacts to the digital sphere, ensuring the rhythm resounds from the untamed backcountry to the cosmopolitan bustle, from the tactile sensation of lasting goods.