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You may never have heard of Massif before, but you have definitely seen their clothes – not on the street, but on the battlefield. The Oregon-based company has been manufacturing the apparel, or more correctly referred to as gear, to people with truly dangerous jobs all around the world. Having traveled the globe, it has now landed at Bloomingdale's in The 900 Shops, one of the only stores in the Midwest to carry the collection of high-end sportswear.
In their first venture in dressing men for everyday wear-and-tear, they stayed true to their original mission of making clothes that can be worn in any situation – whether fighting the wind on Michigan Avenue or running to catch a plane at O'Hare, each piece is cut to the true shape of a man's body, while still having the ability to comfortably move around with fabrics that feel like you're wearing an unbreakable rubber band.
The typical Chicago guy is not used to staying in one place, so wearing clothes that allow you to be mobile, but not look like your in gangster-trackpants is a great thing and can only be found on the Men's Floor of Bloomingdale's. -Tim Schroeder
· Massif [Official Site]