Tailor Toyo King Kamehameha x Ukulele Sukajan JacketTailor Toyo
The roots of the Souvenir Jacket, or Sukajan in Japanese, can be traced back to American soldiers stationed in the Pacific following the end of World War II. During the post-war occupation, American troops began using traditional Japanese designs and hand-stitching them into the backs of their jackets to commemorate their time in Japan Popular designs included Japanese (and Chinese) style dragons, cherry blossoms and trees Some would also opt for artwork that could have ranged from local maps to Geisha girls. These pieces would often use rayon and silk
Drawing from the post-war American presence in Japan the Sukajan jacket of the 40's through 60's has been beautifully reproduced by one of the best out there.
The body of the garment is cut from a unique acetate rayon, original to Tailor Toyo. Their choice and design of fabric is aimed at producing the most aesthetically vintage looking piece as possible. Taken from their vast archive in Japan, Tailor Toyo are able to successfully create a garment steeped in post-WW2 history with a true authentic, vintage feel.
The King Kamehameha x Ukele Sukajan Jacket for this SS21 is a playful number with a nod to traditional Hawaiian motifs. King Kamehameha, also known as Kamehameha the Great, was the founder and first ruler of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
- 100% acetate rayon for outer shell
- Fully reversible
- Embroidered Palm Trees & Ukulele
- Surfers & King Kamehameha on reverse
- 100% rayon embroidery
- Two slash pockets on both sides
- TYE Zipper
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