Jackets have also been seen in all of the major fashion mags. Of course the jackets they are showing are designer with price tags in the $300 - $700 range.
Have no fear my frugal friends. There are some great sources for military jackets at prices that will fit your budget. Your best sources are military surplus sites and stores. Online you can find lots of jacket options at Supply Sergeant. You can also do a search in your local area for military surplus stores. In the DC area there is Ranger Surplus.
Below are options from Supply Sergeant, side by side with designer options.