Not Wanting To Hurt Your Girlfriend’s Feelings


The Comme Des Garcons ‘Peace’ t-shirt:


$195 CAD ($155.79) from SSense.

Your girlfriend always wants to get you something really awesome for your birthday.  She pays attention to everything you say, so she knows what you’re into… military stuff, camouflage, that olive color etc.  You’re a nice boy, but like to think you’re edgy.  She saw this shirt on SSense and saw it had so many things you like, including that non threatening yet potentially edgy “Soldier of Peace” painted lettering along with the bonus flipped “Strong lover” just to let em know.  *clicked, CC info type in… shipped… wrapped*.  Flash forward two weeks to your annual special day… the celebration of your birth.  You tear the thoughtful camouflage pattern paper off the glossy white SSense box and take a deep breath while you raise the lid.  Instantly your brain says “OH SHIT”, but your smiling cheek to cheek and you give her a huge hug and a kiss, and say thanks.  You instantly feel like a piece of trash, because you’re already scheming and plotting on ways you’ll have an unfortunate accident, rendering the shirt unwearable.  The look in the picture is the exact look you see in the mirror when you’re alone and try it on for the first time.


Rootbeer Joe March 2, 2015 at 09:15 am

More beta than a sack of carrots.
Also, is that the old ww2 Airborne camo on the sleeves?


ENDO-Mike March 2, 2015 at 11:12 am

hahah “more beta than a sack of carrots”. Good call on the camouflage name! I googled around the terms you said, and it looks like it’s ww2 paramarine camouflage. Thanks!


Jeep March 6, 2015 at 01:28 am

Yep, the sleeves show the “green” side (Spring) of the reversible camouflage, used by the Marines in PTO during WW2 (the Army also used the “Spring” pattern for its uniforms, tested in the ETO and soon withdrawn, as it was too close to the SS “dot” camo)



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