The Army Combat Shirt in Multicam by Massif is the current issue combat shirt for Army units deployed in Afghanistan. Retail price on this shirt is about $200 but as troops return from overseas, these shirts can be found for as little as $30 at surplus stores. At this price, I would consider this to be the best combat shirt for the money by far.
Here is a long term use review on the Mechanix line of gloves by world renowned gear reviewer Nutnfancy. As you will see he is very detailed and thorough in his reviews and he gives you a no nonsense look at the good and bad of every product he reviews.