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Alpha Industries ✕ Ace Hotel Fishtail Parka

The M-65 waterproof fishtail parka was first used by the U.S. Army in the Korean War as a lightweight shell to keep soldiers dry. The design allowed soldiers to wrap the back of the coat around their upper legs for ease of movement and more waterproof surface. Recently the “hope I’m cool enough to stay here” Ace Hotel teamed up with Alpha Industries — known for military-inspired casual wear — to revive the storied coat. Retaining the classic M-65 style while updating it with a washed nylon shell, stay-dry seams and modern lines means you can throw this on and hike through unknown forest and muddy embankments before strolling directly into the board room, unscathed. Don’t whine to us if the muddy boots give you away, though.

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Because You Know Crushed Velvet Looks Terrible

Wings + Horns for Ace Hotel Robes

Hef may prefer to unwind in shimmery burgundy, but if you’re like us, sweatshirts are the go to comfort item when couch surfing is on the agenda. That’s why these french terry custom bathrobes from Wings + Horns designed exclusively for Ace Hotel ($150) caught our eye. As a cross between a classic hoodie and…

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The Hotel Your Older Brother Would Have Designed

ACE Hotel

After eye balling the hell out their first three locations (Portland, Seattle, and Palm Springs) from a far, Gear Patrol was psyched to learn ACE Hotel was finally opening an east coast locale in New York City. We got the chance to check out the newly opened location in Manhattan a few weeks back, click…