Rediscovering the Timeless Appeal of the M1951 Field Parka

In the realm of military attire, certain pieces stand out not just for their functionality but also for their enduring style. One such example is the M1951 Field Parka, a garment born out of necessity during the Korean War but destined to become a fashion icon in its own right.

Originating as an evolution of the M-1948, the M1951 Field Parka was the U.S. Army's response to the bitter winters of Korea. Recognizing the need for clothing that could withstand harsh conditions while accommodating soldiers' equipment, the parka was designed with a removable inner lining and a generous cut.

Despite initial challenges, including shortages of wool and cotton, the M1951 Parka quickly gained popularity for its functionality and durability. Though it didn't arrive in Korea in sufficient quantities during the war, it remained in service for decades, undergoing only minor modifications while proving its worth time and again.

Beyond its military service, the M1951 Field Parka found favor among various subcultures, including the Mod scene, thanks to its ability to withstand wind and weather without sacrificing style. Its practical design and timeless appeal made it a staple for generations.

Today, we're proud to reintroduce the M1951 Field Parka, faithfully recreated according to the original specifications from the early 1950s. From the densely woven poplin outer fabric to the iconic Talon zipper and removable quilted nylon lining, every detail has been meticulously reproduced to capture the essence of this classic piece.

Key features of our M1951 Field Parka include its authentic cut, two large outer pockets for ample storage, a waist cord for adjustment, and its production in Turkey to ensure quality craftsmanship.

It's important to note that our parka comes in an oversize fit, so we recommend choosing one size larger for the perfect blend of comfort and style.

Rediscover the timeless appeal of the M1951 Field Parka - a symbol of rugged functionality and enduring style that transcends generations.