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The C17 Mandarin Selvedge Denim Jacket

The C17 Mandarin jacket is made with a fine Japanese selvedge fabric from the legendary Kaihara mill. Is features an iconic Mandarin collar, and features unique details that make this jacket ready to go for each day.

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The Story Of C17 Jeans

The story of the C17 brand started back in 1972, and after their launch, they grew in popularity over the years. During the mid-1980’s they were the second-largest distributor of jeans in Europe, selling around 22.4 million pairs of jeans. Now, after all those years, the C17 brand is making a strong comeback for men. They’re back in business again, and going further with their denim journey.

Recently they re-released their denim collection after months of research, designing, and development. The outcome is a full new collection of denim. Their collection contains many different pieces, made with the best fabrics available, so they’re working with American Cone Denim, and Japanese mills Kaihara, and also Kuroki. The denim collection contains many washing options which go from washed, rinsed, patched to fits as regular, relaxed, and tapered.

Next to their denim collection, they have a wide range of t-shirts, sweaters, outerwear, shirts, knitwear, and accessories.

Each pair of C17 jeans features a classic 5-pocket design with their branded leather patch and C17 blue tab on the back pocket. The jeans feature copper buttons, sturdy rivets, and reinforced belt loops. Their jeans have all the classic workwear details that are designed for everyday use and with comfort in mind. Timeless styles that serve you for years of joy.

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The Mandarin Jacket

The C17 Mandarin jacket is made with a sturdy 16.5oz right-hand selvedge fabric with a blue ID from the Japanese Kaihara mill. The selvedge fabric has been dip-dyed by hand for consistently dark indigo all over. The denim fabric has also been treated through the wash process to give a lighter feel and give softness to the fabric inside, this makes it comfortable to wear.

The jacket features solid brass rivets and buttons and is finished with the C17 jeans navy tab in the center of the back. Japanese workwear-inspired with a Mandarin style collar and a double placket on down the front. Two front diagonal pockets with Cedixsept embroidered patch featured on the left pocket.

Inside of the jacket, they added a selvedge inner pocket, so you can easily carry your keys, wallet, or phone with you. On the pocket, they added a leather branded patch with tanned leather which will age nicely with the jacket itself.

There’s also a C17 jeans branded woven patch inside the jacket, this can be unstitched and placed on the back of your favorite C17 jeans as decoration.

The entire jacket is stitched with a Tobacco colored thread and red thread-stitched detail on the waistband. There’re side adjusters on the back, button-up sleeves, and a C17 Jeans ‘Cedixsept’ embroidered patch on the front pocket.

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Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrating my 10th anniversary with Long John this year.