Nigel Cabourn collaboration with Eddie Bauer for the upcoming Fall/Winter 2011 seasons was one of the most sought-after collections from this past January’s Pitti Uomo. The collaboration pieces have been designed alongside Cabourn, drawing on their archive classics and produced in Canada using the techniques and experience used back in the day.
The final product is very limited but we’ve sighted the first batch in the form of EB’s Canadian vest at Superdenim. Available in both an orange check and olive, the Canadian vest is based on a military design. The olive shell features a lightly waxed cotton outer that’s hand filled with goose down and packed tight to give amazing insulation and quality finishing with Tweed details and a Coyote fur collar to finish things off. The orange check comes with a Harris Tweed outer and cotton quilted inner with fine details like the calf skin shoulder yolk and a Coyote fur collar similar to that of the olive shell to complete the piece.