Tailor Toyo

Now an enduring icon of Japanese heritage, the souvenir jacket - commonly referred to as the Sukajan, origins lie in post World War II, after servicemen began to decorate garments with their base names. These jackets were generally hand embroidered with motifs representing their time spent there and featured oriental motifs such as tigers, eagles and dragons. Popular for their Sukajan Jackets, Tailor Toyo by SugarCane has a very rich history of producing these stunning pieces. Made popular by servicemen of US armed forces while stationed in Japan, who took embroidered jackets back home. These pieces soon developed the name Souvenir Jacket, as it was usually taken back home after their Japan tour.