Our girl RiRi could not have looked cuter during her rare appearance on The Ellen Show last week. As always she dressed to perfection, sporting one of our very own vintage Japan Souvenir jackets!

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Photo Courtesy of Michael Rozman / Warner Bros.

 

The jackets first came into being towards the end of WWII. American troops wanted to commemorate their time overseas with something that represented their divisions and troops. Thus the souvenir jacket was born, often including details such as eagles, tigers, dragons, and maps specific to their stations. These pieces were made with embroidery machines, requiring a great deal of skill, adding to the value of these jackets. This past year, these authentic souvenir jackets inspired luxury powerhouses such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Valentino for their latest collections.

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Come by any of our locations to get your hands on your own unique piece!

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The items and more above available at our SoHo boutique.