More than 50 years ago, Alpha Industries began making military clothing in the basement of a rented Knoxville, Tennessee factory using leased sewing machines and just a handful of employees. Specializing in manufacturing many types of jackets and pants for U.S. military forces, the MA-1 flight jacket and the M-65 field jacket were almost exclusively made by Alpha for the military and the brand was instrumental in working with the U.S. military designers to improve their performance and design. Today, those two iconic pieces are still two of the most sought after garments and only made with the quality which Alpha Industries is well known for. Adding a touch of modern style and flare, the historic brand has teamed up with Palladium Boots on an exclusive limited edition collection for the fall season. he storied boot brand and military outerwear manufacturer partnered on a collaborative capsule inspired by a shared heritage in the military and in aviation. The unisex collection includes six boots in classic Palladium silhouettes and a slim fit reinterpretation of Alpha Industries’ iconic MA-1 flight jacket dubbed the City Explorer. Available now at Palladium flagship stores, Urban Outfitters, additional specialty retailers and online, the new collaborative effort is priced at $75.00 to $175.00(USD).