The Forever Jacket

This jacket is made from premium, hand-stitched kantha, slowly made over several months. We have carefully repurposed this kantha quilt into a timeless, cosy, snug jacket which is truly one of a kind. Suitably named 'The Forever Jacket' as this will last you a lifetime, and can be passed onto many generations to also treasure.

  • Relaxed boxy style with dropped shoulders,
  • Full length sleeves that can be rolled to your desired length
  • Deep pockets
  • Fully reversible - label is partially sewn on the side seams and can easily be removed so you can wear both ways.
  • Matching belt if you want to really want to snuggle in and wrap up warm.
  • Oversized fit great for layering and wearing all seasons
  • This jacket is lightweight, made from thinner kantha 

Sizing

Regular Fit S/M: suits UK 6-14 approximately - chest 44"

Free Size M/L:  suits sizes up to UK 20/22, available for all sizes for an oversized fit, chest 50" 

This jacket is Free Size 

Length: 21"

We have used vintage textiles that are over 50 years old. These have been hand stitched far and wide by village communities in West Bengal, and have been ethically and sustainably sourced. We are supporting important livelihoods across rural regions. Imperfections in vintage, re-purposed fabrics, are not uncommon and are a part of its rich life story. Woven together to form its character and charm and a reminder of it's previous life, and its unique one-of-a-kind piece. 

Kantha: is the term used to describe the typical 'running stitch' needlework. This work is carefully done by hand (mostly by women) who sit together and stitch slowly, over several weeks and months. Our kantha embroidery features multiple layers of old fabric stitched together in its purpose to provide quilting and warmth. The thickness of each jacket depends on the amount of layers used, so each jacket can vary.

Jacket depth: light

100% cotton. Due to its needlework, cold hand wash is recommended, though it may be washed on a delicate machine wash setting, in a cool temperature (under 30 and low spin).

£95.00
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