In 2004 inspired by the books and letters ofHunter S Thompsonmost notably“Fear and Loathing in America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist 1968–1976″
Six Eight Seven Six developed a collection which would reference but modernise classic American workwear styles; utilising & developing these garments with new details, trims and producing them in unique & progressive hybrid technical fabrics.
One of these styles was theThompsonjacket which we have decided to produce again as part of ourScotland Project.
BShop Japan project : Ventile Duror Jacket , Printed Lambswool Tartan scarfs , Le Tricoteur Knitwear and a classic Brady bag reimagined. Primarily available in Japan, with a very small amount on request from 6876.
Fullwood Jacket : Distinctive outerwear style with 4 angled pockets; manufactured utilising cotton/nylon aged ripstop with a dry wax finish.
Scotland Project : Thompson Jacket in two colours of herringbone dry wax and The Isla Jacket produced in heavy organic cotton proofed ripstop with wool thermal lining
Wild Bunch styles : suede boots with Vibram soles continuing the longstanding relationship with founder Neil Morris
Orea Overshirt : New version in 40z denim and check poplin tartan lining.
This authentic fabric construction initially developed by The Shirley Institute in the 1930s is the world’s most effective, natural, all-weather cotton textile that is grown sustainably. It’s the best choice for durability, reliability and all-round performance.
This edition of the Sonora has two vertical top pocket zips, drainage pocket eyelets and self fabric zip pulls.