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Inspiration: Super Pay Day Jacket

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—01. Made in the USA.
—02. Mid 1930s details.
—03. Branded buttons.

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It's always interesting to see what garments spark a certain inspiration for designers. This mid-30s Pay Day jacket was one of those items for Takeshi Ohfuchi of Post Overalls. The details in the garment from the different types of stitching to the first use of Sanforized denim cotton to the natural wear and pocket details all contributed to the way he sees clothing today. If it now looks familiar, it's because its a strong reference point for Takeshi's current Engineer's jacket in the Post Overalls collection.

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Reader Comments (2)

Fascinating. I would thought this piece was from the sixties or seventies. We are so much closer to the past in the garments we wear than we generally appreciate.
July 16, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChris
A great post. Am I correct in thinking that the buttonhole shown in image 1 was originally intended for the T-Bar of a pocket watch chain?
July 16, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKaz

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