We’re back again with the 7th edition of ‘YMZ Style Base.’ For this edition, we check out the limited edition MA-1 SOUVENIR Jacket which also fits in your winter wardrobe.
Items: MA-1 SOUVENIR Jacket
Store: Shesha Lifestyle
Retail Price: R 3,999.99
Limited Edition Collectors Piece Jacket, Only 300 Made for Africa, With a Special Metal Plate on the storm flap Interior.
Towards the end of WWII, a popular customization trend emerged amongst U.S. servicemen and women preparing to head home. Eager to bring back a small memento of their time abroad, soldiers and pilots frequently took their government-issued clothing to local craftsmen to be embroidered with unique patterns or regional motifs. Popular designs included dragons, tigers, eagles or even maps of forward areas they had served in.
The MA-1 Souvenir Shinto pays homage to the popular customization trend that emerged amongst U.S. servicemen at the end of WWII. The color-blocked jacket features the Shinto gods: the Japanese gods of rain and thunder & lightning. Only a limited number were produced so each has a special metal plate on the storm flap interior.
Here is the preview: