After WWII had ended, US soldiers looking for a memento took their tanker jackets to local Japanese craftsmen to have their garments embroidered with animals, maps, patterns, and other Asian iconography. 70 years later brands like Gucci & Louis Vuitton are creating their own Sukajan inspired bombers, and they look dope.
BTW “Sukajan” is short for “Yokosuka Jumper” and comes from the translation “Sky Dragon”. If you call me “Sky Dragon Stefan” then I’ll be excited and send you a GIF.
Glossy satin construction features raglan sleeves and striped banded trim at the neck, cuffs + waist. There are two pockets conveniently located for your hands. The front pockets have a contrast satin trim and one interior pocket. The embroidered tiger on the back is supposedly the great grandfather of Tony.
Content + Care
Pre-worn, pre-loved. For the rock, punk, Yakuza street fashion style with attitude. I only got my hands of a few of these in size Medium so text me quickly if you want one.
The Flying Tigers American Volunteer Group was composed of various pilots in WWII. These are the guys who made the shark-faced nose art one of the most recognizable images of any combat aircraft in history. Sick jacket.
It’s expensive, don’t get it. Just look at it. Would you just look at it?