It was the preferred outerwear for the likes of Frank Sinatra and Steve McQueen, the Manchester-based http://baracuta-g9.com” target=”_blank”>BARACUTA still retains much of that prominence some 50 years later to a new generation of trend setters. Recently, Japanese retail giant http://beams.co.jp” target=”_blank”>BEAMS launched a new rejection of the classic BARACUTA G9 Jacket for Spring 2009 Season. Though the appearance of the jacket remain much of the same as other BEAMS x BARACUTA collaboration in the past. The new BEAMS x BARACUTA G9 Jacket features 2 unique exceptions. One, its shell is fabricated from a Teflon processed fabric by hi-tech Italian mill http://olmetex.it” target=”_blank”>Olmetex. Second, unlike other BARACUTA, the Fraser tartan plaid lining in this special edition is made out mesh. A great element to aid the dissipation of body heat during the warmer Spring climate. Retails for JP¥ 40,950 (~US$ 460), the BEAMS x BARACUTA G9 Jacket for Spring 2009 is available in colors tan, navy & black. Quantities are limited at BEAMS+ retail locations and over at ZOZOTOWN shopping network.
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