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John Simons

Made in London Ivy Jacket Camel Moleskin

£275.00 £150.00

John Simons first purchased a traditional American Sack Jacket in 1958, whilst working at Cecil Gee on Charing Cross Road. The jacket was a lightweight, muted plaid number, complete with all of the hallmark Ivy League Details. The jacket was produced by Stanley Blacker, a forerunner in the American Menswear market and one of the first manufacturers to adorn his creations with a product label. John recalls the purchase fondly, citing the transaction as more than a simple fashion statement, rather, it provided a magic route to the Bebop revolution, which was far cheaper than the cost of a plane ticket.

Our made in London Ivy League Jacket is a modern adaptation of the classic American Sack Jacket. The jacket comes completely unlined and unstructured for ease-of-wear, in turn emphasising the natural shoulder line. In addition, the jacket features:

  • A three-button front with soft roll to the top button
  • Slim lapels
  • Three patch pockets
  • Two-button cuff
  • Centre vent

Natural shoulder spoken here!

Model is 5 foot 9″ /34″ waist / 40″ chest and wears a size 40.