Carhartt WIP Brews Up Military-Inspired Espresso Machine

Make endless espressos with a handsome green machine that brings coffee shop quality to your home or office.
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We've previously reported on cool collabs between Carhartt Work in Progress (WIP) and heritage footwear brands like Converse and Clarks Original. But this killer custom espresso machine from the outdoor brand-turned-streetwear purveyors is admittedly a luxe appliance we didn't see coming. 

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Carhartt WIP, aka the outdoor giant's lifestyle division, teamed up with Rocket Espresso Milano to create a compact coffee brewer designed to reside where space is at a premium. 

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Each of the 100 individually-numbered examples boasts the same olive green hue from Carhartt WIP's military-inspired garments and a stainless steel body that's powder-coated for a coarse, matte finish.

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Barista-approved features include a 1.8-liter boiler, 2.5-liter reservoir, hot water nozzle, permanent steam supply, single and double shot portafilter—the component in which hot water is run through the espresso grounds—and a co-branded tamper. 

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Sadly, all 100 limited-edition models have already been sold for $1,945 a piece, so you'll have to peruse an aftermarket retailer to score one of these rare beauties.

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If you're looking for another awesome kitchen appliance, check out this  3-in-1 Breakfast Station that makes coffee, bacon eggs and toast all at once.