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Instead, more and more army-influenced gear is coming to a store near you. Buy it if you must—but first ask yourself: Do i really want to look meaner than i am?

1. Giro Bad Lieutenant helmet

For intimidating slacker lifties into sweeping the snow off your chair. $60,

2. Quiksilver Stifler sweater

Named for the character in American Pie, but decidedly more Black Hawk Down. $65,

3. Dragon Foil goggles

The optical equivalent of fake vampire teeth. $85,

4. Oakley Elite Special Forces Assault Boots

In case you end up at happy hour behind enemy lines. $225,

5. Grenade Gloves Bullet Belt

Nothing says "I'm feeling randy like fake shells around your hips. $28,

6 Burton AK 3L Vent Pants

In case you get hired by Halliburton. $300,

7 Dakine Canteen

The Army has pretty much switched to hydration systems—but so what? $15,

November 2004