japanese checkered denim slim nehru-collar Savoie jacket

japanese checkered denim slim nehru-collar Savoie jacket



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japanese checkered denim slim nehru-collar Savoie jacket


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In case you don’t know hollington’s nehru-collar jacket, just try it on and you will not be able to go without it anymore. Patric Hollington designed it shortly after he opened his first store in 1974 and it soon became one of the brand’s iconic pieces.

At first, its cut was straight. But many of you expressed a desire for a slightly slimmer fit. Patric modified the cut, still keeping it comfortable by adding a back pleat that allows you a great freedom of movement.

Being detail-oriented, maybe you did notice that its buttons are made in a natural material. They are made either of horn or of corozo, a natural ivory that is actually palm fruit albumen.

Inside is a zipped chest pocket large enough to contain your wallet. Outside, three patch pockets aremaintained by topstitched seams.

Hollington favours double, symmetrical seams to underline the ‘work wear’ aspect of the garment even when it is not made of work wear canvas.

Inside are two pen pockets and four zipped pockets to slide your favourite items.

Its collar, now called ‘mao collar’ to make it standard, was first named ‘nehru collar’ by Patric Hollington. A nehru collar goes slightly higher on the neck than a mao collar – this is the key of its increased elegance. 

Are you not very familiar with the name of Jawaharlal Nehru? He is best know under the name ‘Pandit’ Nehru and was one of the figureheads of India’s fight for independence, opening the way to a secular and modern state. If you look at pictures of him, you will see that he wore shirts and jackets which collars resemble hollington’s.

The jacket shown here is made of japonese checkered denim. This very unique canvas is woven not far from Osaka. Tetsuro and her mother-in-law are really talented. We work with them since long and this time they really made miracles. They imagined and woven a denim whose design takes up the squares of the go game. Each box is black or very dark indigo. The result is both discreet and original.
The pre-washed treatment which has been done at the factory gives a very pleasant patina and hand to the fabric. So to sum it up: here you have a truly premium Japanese denim, different but not ostentatious. Tetsuro has already won many awards for its highly elaborate fabrics. For denim fans, and for all the others, a fabric not to be missed.


  • Nehru-collar Savoie jacket
  • Lined with the same fabric
  • Straight, slightly slim cut
  • Three patch outside pockets
  • Four inside zipped pockets
  • Back pleat
  • Back length size 46: 75 cm
  • 100% cotton composition
  • Cleaning instructions: dry cleaning


Gaël is 1.82 m tall and wears a 46 size. 

Color: Black, Blue, Other
Collar: without collar
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