Tuesday, September 27, 2016

What Are You Wearing This Halloween?

Halloween is right around the corner and Rothco's getting ready with some classic costume ideas. We've put together lists of all the items you'd need to create your own costumes from a Zombie Hunter to Lumberjack. Be sure to also check out our Military Costume Digital Catalog for more costume ideas and accessories!















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Friday, September 23, 2016

Gear Talk


Our friend The Daily Shooter put together an awesome recap of some of his favorite Rothco gear that you have to watch. 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

From a Field Necessity to a Fall Staple



The M-65 Field Jacket has been around for OVER 50 years and in that time we’ve seen it evolve from combat to everyday use. The Field Jacket was first introduced into the US military to replace the M-1951 field jacket and was widely used during the Vietnam War. 

The military jacket was designed for all weather conditions with a built in protective hood that rolls up into a pouch on the collar and hook & loop fasteners that allows for a secure fit. Four large snap-up or button-up pockets create ample amount of storage for soldier’s equipment while on the field or whether you’re on-the-go and need a spot to store your keys and wallet. Authentic M-65 Field Jackets include an insignia holder and name and branch tape for personalization. Rothco’s M-65 Field Jackets are made with a water repellent poly/cotton twill outershell to stand the harsh winds and rain. 

The versatility of the M-65 Field Jacket allows for cooler fall and spring weather wear, but a button-in quilted lining can be added to survive the cold winter months. The M65 Field Jacket is optimal for any environment and has created a timeless trend that doesn’t seem to be fading out anytime soon.

From Vintage to Tactical M-65’s, Rothco offers any Style, Color or Camo Pattern you need this fall.

  • Rothco Camo M-65 Field Jacket: One of the most popular Filed Jackets used by the U.S. Military. This jacket comes in 6 different Camo Patterns!
  • Rothco M-65 Field Jacket: A classic piece of military outerwear with a removable button-in liner, perfect for fall and winter weather!
  • Rothco Vintage M-65 Field Jacket: Nothing says vintage military clothing like an M65 Jacket! This M65 will keep you up to date with this fall’s trend of army inspired looks. 
  • Rothco Vintage Lightweight M-65 Jacket: This lightweight jacket is the perfect transitional piece from summer to fall with the temperature starting to cool off. 
  • Rothco Soft Shell Tactical M-65 field Jacket: This jacket combines elements of two great military jackets into one; the jacket features the style of the classic M65 with an updated tactical soft shell fabric.
  • Rothco M-65 Storm Jacket: The M65 Storm Jacket offers the classic M-65 style, but with added wet weather protection for those rainy and snowy days. 






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Friday, September 16, 2016

Do You Know What Is The #1 Jacket This Fall Is?


Flight Jacket, Bomber Jacket, MA-1 Jacket, this iconic military jacket may go by a lot of names, but the only name you need to remember for style, selection, and stock is Rothco. And NO jacket is hotter this year than the Bomber Jacket aka the MA-1 Flight Jacket

Google recently released the Fall Search Trend Report which gives readers the latest consumer insights via search patterns and the #1 trend for this year is the bomber jacket. Searches for bomber jackets grew by almost 300% over last year according to their report, and the trend looks like it will continue strong for a very long time. 



So whether you have been carrying the MA-1 Jacket for years or you are new to this trend, now is time for you put this jacket front and center in your store or site. 

Rothco now offers over a DOZEN different styles and colors of our Flight Jackets including 4 new styles added this fall. If you haven't seen our new Concealed Carry MA-1 (which arrived yesterday) or Soft Shell Flight Jacket - check out our new Fall 2016 New Product Collection here. We've also added Coyote Brown and Maroon colors to our existing line of MA-1 Flight Jackets. 

Find our entire collection of Flight Jackets at Rothco.com



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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Discover Over 130 New Items

Good News, Rothco's 2017 Catalog is on its way BUT even better news the digital version of our Fall New Product Collection is ready to view today! The Fall 2016 New Product Collection contains over 130 new and exciting items, click on the catalog below to see what's new. 


Thursday, September 08, 2016

Rothco's Expanded Thin Blue Line Collection

The Thin Blue Line.... No doubt you've seen the symbol somewhere; on Facebook, on the back of a truck, a shirt, on a flag. The symbol is associated with support for the law enforcement as the police are the blue line that separates the two sides, civilians and criminals. Some may believe that this symbol was recently created, given the recent socioracial turmoil in the United States, but the symbol has been around at least since 1965 (when William Friedkin made a documentary on the police force) and actually originated in the United Kingdom, not the United States. There are also many other, less known, thin lines associated with other branches of public safety personnel; Thin Red Line for firefighters, Thin Orange Line for search and rescue, and Thin White Line for EMS, to name a few.

In light of the recent popularity for Thin Blue Line Gear, Rothco is expanding upon our existing line. Take a look at some of the latest and upcoming items:

  1. Rothco Thin Blue Line T-Shirt (coming this September)
  2. Rothco Thin Blue Line Flag (coming this September)
  3. Rothco Thin Blue Line Low Profile Flag Cap
  4. Rothco Thin Blue Line Paracord Bracelet
  5. Rothco Thin Blue Line Deluxe Paracord Bracelet
  6. Rothco Thin Blue Line Low Profile Cap (coming this October)
  7. Rothco Thin Blue Line Concealed Carry Bag (coming this October)
  8. Rothco Thin Blue Line Concealed Carry Hoodie (coming this Winter)
  9. Rothco Thin Blue Line Bandana
  10. Rothco Thin Blue Line Headwrap (coming this November)
  11. Rothco Thin Blue Line Watch Cap (coming this November)
  12. Rothco Thin Blue Line Iron On Flag Patch (coming this September)
  13. Rothco Thin Blue Line US Flag Patch
  14. Rothco Thin Blue Line PVC Flag Patch (coming this September)
  15. Aquaforce Thin Blue Line Watch



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Tuesday, September 06, 2016

What's In The Pack?




 Versatile |  Durable Long - Lasting | Massive Selection

So What's In The Pack? Rothco's Medium Transport Pack features a large main compartment with serval interior pockets and three additional zipper pockets & storage compartments on the exterior of the pack. In addition to being MOLLE Compatible, the pack is also Hydration Bladder Compatible with a Water Repellent LiningFor comfort, we've added a padded mesh back and adjustable padded shoulder straps.  The compact bag features a narrow profile and measures 17"x10"x9 overall. 

Rothco's Medium Transport Pack is the ONLY backpack you will ever need. But don't just take our word for it...see what others had to say. 


Rothco offers the largest selections of Medium Transport Packs out there with dozens of colors and patterns to choose from, including our exclusive two-tone and camouflage patterns. Find Rothco's Medium Transport Pack Here




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Friday, September 02, 2016

5 Items to Prepare for Hurricane Season

The first big hurricane of the season, Hurricane Hermine, is here. Hopefully everyone is prepared to face her but she won't be the last of the season so make sure you're prepared for this and every storm to come. We've put together a small list of items you should have on hand in case of a hurricane:

1. Sandbags - if you're close to the shore (and sometimes even if you're not) flooding becomes a major issue during a hurricane. Stack up some sandbags to keep the water out.

2. Emergency Lighting - you can't always count on the power staying on in a storm but you'll need light that can be powered by something other than a plug. Some people prefer old fashion candles or kerosene lanterns, but we recommend some hand crank flashlights and lanterns.

3. Solar/Wind Up Radio - as was mentioned, you can't count on the power staying up but you'll want to be able to keep up with any emergency broadcasts that may be going out. With a solar powered or wind up powered radio, you'll be assured you won't miss out on any vital information.

4. First Aid Kit - hopefully you'll never need to use it, but better safe than sorry.

5. Go-Bag/Tactical Pack - the items above are things you'll want to have around the house in case of an emergency but you should have a go-bag ready as well in case you need to move out. Pack it out with emergency food, blankets, ponchos, can openers, and more, just in case you're forced to relocate and can't bring the comforts of home with you.

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