Thompson Jacket Navy

In 2004 inspired by the books and letters of Hunter S  Thompson most 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 the Thompson jacket which we have decided to produce again  as part of our Scotland Project.  

Fabric : “Dry Wax” Herringbone 100% cotton from Dundee’s Halley Stevenson

 Corozo Buttons custom dyed by Courtney & Co 

 

 

Thompson Jacket : Scotland Project.

In 2004 inspired by the books and letters of Hunter S  Thompson most 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 the Thompson jacket which we have decided to produce again  as part of our Scotland Project. Fabric : “Dry Wax” Herringbone 100% cotton from Dundee’s Halley Stevenson & manufactured in Scotland.

Corozo buttons custom made in the UK by Courtney & Co. 

Tartan Scarfs AW2023

As part of our A23 collaboration we have reintroduced and updated our work with Lochcarron of Scotland’s  100% lambswool scarfs. Hand printed in London  incorporating text and the 6876 original woodcut font.

Buchanan Tartan : “Madison Square Garden 26/7/1972 New York City”

Ken Buchanan v Roberto Duran WBA Light Middle weight Title Fight

Thompson tartan

” Yesterday’s weirdness is tomorrow’s reason why”

Gonzo / Hunter S Thompson : Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail ’72

New York City Tartan

“Make your Mark in New York  and you are a made man”  Mark Twain

Created to celebrate Tartan Day on the 6th of April 2002, held in New York City. The tartan depicts the colourings of the streets and buildings of the city, with the green section representing Central Park. The two black stripes are to honour the memory of the twin towers of the World Trade Centre, with the blue section recognising the island of Manhattan surrounded by the Hudson & East rivers.

Autumn & Winter 2023

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.

Plus more surprises

 

Black Shetland knitwear

 

Crew neck Shetland Knitwear traditionally crafted in The Shetland Islands  using Super soft Shetland wool.  Seam-free meaning each garment is knitted in a single unit, eliminating all wool waste.  Crew neck, saddle shoulder,Ribbed Cuffs, Hem & Neck.

100% Lambswool Made in Scotland

Jennifer Kent x 6876

Collaborative project with Glasgow based knitwear brand Jennifer Kent Studio.

100% wool manufactured on The  Shetland Islands

Photography : Daniel Jenkins from Purposeful Activity

Location Heytesbury Salisbury Plain

Woodcut Stencil printed Scarf

100% Lambswool Scarf produced by Lochcarron of Selkirk in Scotland Established 1892 and printed by our specialist printer in London who worked with renowned Artists & design projects.

Woven scarf printed with the unique 6876 Woodcut Stencil Print

Colours Grey & Black Watch Tartan which is a collaboration with C’H’C’M

Scotland:

Haley Stevenson / Hancock  / Jennifer Kent / Lochcarron

A series of products produced in Scotland or using components that are manufactured  in Scotland for Six Eight Seven Six featuring Outerwear,Knitwear and accessories.

Launching for Autumn Winter 2019 and continuing into Spring Summer 2020

Photography : Donald Milne

Location: The Forth Road Bridge