Baracuta was founded near Manchester in 1937 by brothers John and Isaac Miller.
The created a short jacket named the G9 (also called the Harrington Jacket).
The G9 became very popular due to stars like Elvis Presley, who wore it in his 1958 movie Kid Creole and Steve McQueen and James Dean in the 60’s.
In 2012 WP Lavori in Corso bought the global licensing rights.
They have launch back the classic collection and a more high end one called Blue Label.
For the Blue Label they choose Kenichi Kusano as Designer.
For the ones of you who don’t know Kusano, we used to be the creative director for Beams Plus.
He is a real encyclopedia when it’s about american and european fabrics and fashion.
When you see the collection that he have design, you understand the skill that he have on army and work wear.
A nice product with a nice heritage and Made in Italy : perfect !