KOSHO & CO. Embroidered Black Velvet Bomber Jacket Tailor Toyo Sukajan Men's Japanese Souvenir Jacket Skull x Eagle TT15197 Black
This sukajan jacket is made in Japan and produced by Tailor Toyo from Toyo Enterprises. The Tailor Toyo label, a division of Toyo Enterprise in Japan, is famous around the world for its expertly-crafted authentic Japanese souvenir jackets. Starting out in the 1940s as Kosho & Co, an import and export business for clothing fabric, Toyo Enterprises was founded in 1965 at Tokyo, where it still has it's HQ today. This embroidered black velvet bomber jacket is a reproduction of the iconic vintage Ko-Sho sukajan jackets (Japanese souvenir jackets) combining classic details with a modernize fit. The fabric of this jacket is made up of 2 layers. This jacket is constructed from a 100% cotton velveteen outer shell and 100% acetate satin lining shell. It features fully reversible, and front and reverse sides are decorated with the embroidery. The graphic on this sukajan jacket is based on the skull-and-crossbones x white eagle, which graphics are reproduction that once existed. And this product is a reproduction of the fabric, sewing, zips and embroidery techniques of the Japanese souvenir Jackets produced by Kosho, the predecessor of Toyo Enterprise, from the 1940's to the 1950's as they were in those days. This embroidered velvet bomber jacket is brand new but has been made to look for the fashionable vintage feel. This product is made for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes. And this japanese souvenir jacket is originally intended to wear as a boxy fit (regular fit in chest with short in the body length) for a more vintage fashionable feel and look. This light piece of outerwear can be worn year-round, especially in spring and fall. This jacket is new original creations by Tailor Toyo Kosho Collection by Toyo Enterprise.
Gender : Men.
Fit : This product is made for Japanese market and made for Japanese clothing sizes. As a guide, Tagged size Japan 大 would fit better on a US/EU S-M/36-38. And this item is cut to wear as a boxy fit (regular fit in chest with short in the body length) for a more vintage fashionable feel and look. Please also refer to the following actual measurement of the garment itself to choose the right size. Fits may vary by style or personal preference.
Our model wears a tagged size Japan 大 (US/EU S-M/36-38) and is 175 cm/5'9″tall, 59 kg/130 lbs and 91 cm/36" chest. He normally wears size US/EU S/36.
・Tagged size Japan 中 : would fit better on a US/EU XS-S/34-36
・Tagged size Japan 大 : would fit better on a US/EU S-M/36-38
・Tagged size Japan 特大 : would fit better on a US/EU M-L/38-40
・Tagged size Japan 特々大 : would fit better on a US/EU L-XL/40-42
The following provides approximate garment measurements. (Not body measurements).
Please compare actual garment measurements of our product to another you may own.
・Tagged size Japan 中 (US/EU XS-S/34-36)__Width: 21.7"__Length: 21.7"__Sleeve: 31.1"
・Tagged size Japan 大 (US/EU S-M/36-38)__Width: 22.8"__Length: 22.4"__Sleeve: 32.3"
・Tagged size Japan 特大 (US/EU M-L/38-40)__Width: 24.0"__Length: 22.8"__Sleeve: 33.1"
・Tagged size Japan 特々大 (US/EU L-XL/40-42)__Width: 25.2"__Length: 24.0"__Sleeve: 34.3"
Width is half chest.
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side.
Made in Japan.
Brand-new, new condition with tags.
*All measurements are taken with the garment flat on the ground.
*Sleeve length is taken from the center back of the neck.
*Please understand that measurements may vary somewhat.
*Note that actual color may be slightly different from one in the photo.
Fully Reversible. Front and reverse sides are embroidered.
Fabric : The fabric of this jacket is made up of 2 layers. This jacket is constructed from a 100% cotton velveteen outer shell and 100% acetate satin lining shell. Made of lightweight, no stretch, pre-faded 100% cotton velveteen and 100% acetate satin. This jacket is brand new but, has been processed to give it a fashionable faded vintage feel. The fabric is produced with minimal tension and offers a unique flowing drape, silky hand and subtle luster with a sophisticated wrinkles on the face of the fabric. The satin fabric with sophisticated wrinkles and runs caused by pulls or snags gives it a true vintage feel. The satin is smooth and sleek so you can take the jacket off and put it on easily.
Interlining (Type of insulation) : No padding. Lightweight outerwear, suitable for spring and fall seasons. And this light piece of outerwear can be worn year-round, especially in spring and fall.
Types of garment closure (Placket type) : Front zipper closure. Retro 1950s Style zipper.
Storage : The front and reverse sides have slant double welt pockets.
Pattern Type : Embroidery. The embroidery is created like hand work for a vintage-like effect.
Collar type : A classic turn down collar.
Sleeve Style : Raglan sleeve.
Sleeve Length : Long sleeves.
Other details : Two-ply knit ribbed sleeve ends and waistband are comfortable and flexible with a 100% wool fabric. *This item has been specially treated to produce a vintage-like effect. Please note that this may cause some of the threads in the base material and embroidery to appear loose or split and runs caused by fabric pulls or snags in parts. Please note that this is entirely consistent with the vintage effect and is intentional. This isn't an error - this is how this product should be. * Please note that the material used in this product is extremely delicate. The material is susceptible to damage from friction and wear, and its color may wear or fade in the sun. Note that the embroidered accent is extremely delicate, so avoid striking it against surfaces. It snags easily when the fabric comes in contact with sharp objects. Tumble drying should be avoided, as it can cause the garment to lose shape, fray, or shrink.
Model name : TT15197 Tailor Toyo “KOSHO & CO.” Special Edition Collection by Toyo Enterprises Men's Casual Fashion Embroidered Velvet Jacket with Classical and Fashionable Forms of a Vintage Sukajan (Japanese Souvenir Jacket) / Mens Sukajang / Fully Reversible, Velveteen x Acetate Satin, Embroidered Black Velvet Bomber Jacket for Men / Lot No. TT15197-119 / Mid 1950s Style Velveteen × Acetate Souvenir Jacket “KOSHO & CO.” Special Edition “SKULL” × “WHITE EAGLE”.
How to measure the clothing
Garment measurements ( Not body measurements )
How to measure the clothing
Body Width (Half Chest)
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side
Lay the clothing flat and measure from base of collar seam (excluding collar) down to the end of the hem
Lay the clothing flat and measure from center back of base of collar seam to the end of the cuff
Lay the clothing flat and measure shoulder seam to shoulder seam
Lay Jeans/Pants flat, face up and do not stretch or pull fabric.
Measure flat across the back waistband from one side to the other with the natural dip. Double the number to get actual waist size.
Measure from the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg on the inside seam.
If you are unsure of the size to order, we will assist you. Please contact us by e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) with the following information : Height, waist circumference measure, chest circumference measure, body weight, (and type of clothing to be worn beneath the jacket most of the time), as well as the type of fit you prefer : Trim, roomy or oversized.