A casual buy no. 22

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A vintage kagoule from K-Way, folds up into its own bumbag and we’re good to go. I picked this up for peanuts off eBay, where there’s always a cheap deal for rare and out of stock clobber.

“One rainy day in Paris, 1965, Leon-Claude Duhamel observes attentively as people rush by in soaking wet clothes (a familiar sight round these parts too).

It was this day that K-Way was born; a lightweight, completely waterproof jacket folded in a small hip bag. Soon everyone begins to look to the practical jacket in nylon with enthusiasm, happy to leave the old umbrella at home. In the first year alone, more than 250,000 pieces are sold.

Perfected with time in terms of practicality and breathability, by 1970 the K-Way jacket had become a cult phenomenon. It’s clear to see why, they’re stylish, practical and unbelievable value for money. Don’t dilly dally now…”

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8 Responses to “A casual buy no. 22”

  1. Ben Says:

    I have one in Royal Blue, They are quality jackets for in the rain and look very cool, I find you dont see a lot of them about, not round my parts anyway.

    Decent pick up steve, Just carry some anti-persprent with you if you are wearing it!

  2. The Hovian Says:

    Cheers bud!

  3. Lee Says:

    Nice. Very nice. Unfortunately, I cannot justify the purchase as I have a rather smart Paul Smith number that does the biz.

    Love the blog by the way.

    Up the Albion!

  4. The Hovian Says:

    Cheers Lee

  5. 19sixtysix Says:

    Just bought a Ben Sherman cag, we should start a Kagooligan Kampaign!

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  7. Jason Says:

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