Interpretation of a classic 6876 sweat,utilizing the original “freedom” raglan sleeve and loop back cotton fabric whilst constructing using the methods perfected on the Good Measure M-21.
The fabric itself is custom made using an Italian jaspe yarn which is produced by twisting two colours of thread together,in this case black and white which is knitted on an extremely rare English Wildt Mellor Bromley 3 thread knitting machine,which creates a very distinctive fabric finish.
Historically the colour of this particular yarn was known as “Newcastle”and appears to be a reference to Newcastle United Football club’s black and white stripe shirts.
Made in England 390 GSM and 100% cotton
Traditional fit,cover stitched seams which are bar tacked at the ends to add strength,back neck crescent and Six Eight Seven Six x Good Measure branding
SOLD OUT but available at Good Measure.
“In the years prior to establishing 6876 and in its formative period i collected many publications and artworks from a myriad of sources to further my understanding and interest in the counter cultural ideas of such groups as the Situationists,Red Army Faction,Red Brigade and The Weather underground.
Six Eight Seven Six utilized these images to develope the aesthetics of a non-conformist, non-corporate and independent organization.
In 1995 this seemed a logical and direct way to stand aside from the mainstream,however over time the use of such imagery/influences has at times become fetishised and misappropriated to the point where we’ve been content to consign this aesthetic as part of the brands evolution.
However this season as part of our collaboration with Kazuki I suggested we use some less well known images from the American counter cultural period of the late 1960’s that we had originally printed as T-shirts for circa 2003—2004 as after all, we are still 6876.
To be continued in 2015 as an anniversary project with classic and new imagery….” Kenneth Mackenzie 6-5-2014
Eyam jacket is item two of the Black project and is a collaboration with Mamnick.
Originally developed circa 2000 and recently produced with Cash Ca in Japan this distinctive “cape” style jacket has been produced in 205 gram Ventile and manufactured to the highest speck in our London factory.
The jacket has stud side openings,a front pouch pocket and distinctively cut hood.
Fittings are dark gunmetal studs,cord ends and pullers.
Complimentary cycle clips courtesy of Mamnick and manufactured with stainless steel in Sheffield
The Capandula has a broad shape and low raglan sleeve which helps accommodate the large front stow pockets which also have front zip entry.12th edition: Made in England taped seamed, M.O.D facility, Aqua guard Ykk zips, metal cord stops & ends.
Fabric: 100% Cotton high performance L24 Ventile 2005 Gsm.Collaborators: Casual Co and Our Culture have a limited unique version with contrast zip puller.
Our third collaborative collection with Kazuki Kuraishi and Cashca features the third edition of the sought after Sonora jacket, the reinterpretation of a Technical worker jacket from the 6876 archive circa 2003 , a long sleeve double entry pocket work shirt exclusive to this collection and a new departure in the shape of a zip pocket track pant again exclusively designed for this project.
This is the first instalment of the 2014 collection to be followed in part two by a classic circa 1998 short sleeve shirt and two graphic T-shirts.
Sizing is based on a Japanese format so please pay particular attention to the chart provided? Manufactured in Japan: extremely limited production and exclusive distribution worldwide
Third edition of this iconic 6876 style first premiered in 2007 and subsequently featured in our collaborative work with Rohan in 2012.Manufactured in Japan utilizing 100% cotton with Pu coating and Ykk zips.
Produced in limited numbers worldwide and sizing is based on a Japanese grade.