On Thursday, July 30, Warrenton natives Matt Carson and Steve Sutherland opened the Britches Great Outdoors shop at 20 Main St., Warrenton. The shop represents the revival of the Britches brand, which dates back to 1967.

The Great Outdoors brand is often shortened to "Britches Warthog," an homage to the iconic warthog logo emblazoned on items from the clothing line that represented an "anti-brand" amid the popularity of animal-branded preppy fashion in the 1980s.

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