Tenue. x Private White V.C. Varsity Jacket
Two of Europe’s finest, Amsterdam’s Tenue. and Manchester’s Private White V.C., join forces for their debut collaboration - an exclusive limited edition Varsity Jacket in Royal Navy and Forest Green. The jackets are designed in The Netherlands and produced in England. The body is made from UK-woven melton wool and the sleeves are made from fine, supple leather. In the spirit of vintage varsity jackets, aTenue. x Private White VC patch was added to the chest. To add to the mystique only 150 jackets were produced in total.
“There’s a few pieces I see as one with the heritage of jeans. The varsity jacket is one of those beautiful classic items. An iconic piece I wanted to put in the hands of areal outerwear connoisseur. There is no other factory that I know of in Europe, with more expertise and more history in creating the best outerwear. I wanted to make apiece by people that are so crazy about garments the way we are crazy about jeans.” - Menno van Meurs, CEO and Founder of Tenue.
Tenue. and Private White V.C. specialize in different areas of fashion, which is what makes this collaboration so exciting. Two different areas of expertise meet through brands that share the same core values of producing high-quality garments that can stand the test of time. In the process of production both utilize true craftsmanship and the best materials out there. The Varsity jacket was chosen as centre piece of the collaboration because it perfectly encapsulates pride and teamwork. The shared characteristics of both companies sparked the beginning of an exciting friendship leading to the collaboration. Apart from this the Varsity jacket is also an undeniably cool piece of outerwear. A beautiful, classic garment that will last for generations.
“For the past decade Menno has been one of the most revered and respected tastemakers in mainland Europe. When he enquired about a potential partnership I wasso flattered and equally excited. There are very few out there that can matchMenno’s eye or his effortless style and I hope that his flare for design and ourfascination with cut and quality shines through.” - James Eden, CEO and Founder ofPrivate White V.C