TSPTR Zip Thru Mojave Smock – Olive HBT


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The TSPTR Zip Thru Mojave Smock comes in a sturdy olive herringbone twill and is inspired by deadstock and second hand US Navy Gunner Smocks bought and adapted by Californian hotrodders and West Coast surfers in the 1960s.

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About the TSPTR Zip Thru Mojave Smock

The TSPTR Zip Thru Mojave Smock is inspired by the surplus US Navy Gunner Smocks which were appropriated by California’s Dry Lake Hot Rodders as functional racing jackets, with the originals, which came in white, overdyed in a variety of colours. These smocks also became a staple for surfers on the West Coast of California in the early 60s, readily available from second hand and military surplus shops, they were easy flexible, easy to remove pieces that were regularly seen during the first and last light of the day on the beach.

The original US Navy Gunner Smock was first made by the Zielinski Company in the 1930s and came in white denim. Later versions, such as those seen in photographs from the Second World War, were indigo dyed. Its design was intended to give its wearer a wide range of movement and TSPTR have adapted the ergonomics of the original garment to into a contemporary wardrobe. Some of the details in this adaptation include a flatweave front, rear adjusters with drawstring at hem and cuffs and a hood.

Regular fit, so choose your usual size.

Key features

  • Full-zip adaptation of the standard TSPTR smock
  • Constructed from Portuguese cotton Herringbone Twill in naturally dyed Faded Olive
  • Nickel YKK zipper with donut puller
  • Side toggles at hem for waist adjustment
  • 100% cotton mill-spec Herringbone Twill cloth
  • Made in Portugal

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Herringbone Twill






TSPTR is an acronym standing for Truth, Symmetry, Pleasure, Taste and Recognition, the five design principles of Louis Sullivan, American modernist architect, designer and ‘the father of skyscrapers’. His viewpoint was that “form should ever follow function”. The brand takes its inspiration from American counterculture, citing pop culture, war, protest and music amongst the influences it uses.


The garment has been rinsed so expect no further shrinkage. When necessary, wash by hand or on a gentle 30 degree cycle.

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We’re happy to accept returns or exchanges of orders in new and unworn condition with original packaging within 14 days of receipt. To return your order, please contact us first at [email protected].

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