Ultrasuede men's jacket

This jacket was designed by Irving Kroll during his time as a pattern maker for El Jay. A small number of these jackets were sold through the Ultra Suede shop on the ground floor of the 246 Shopping Centre. Read more about Gus Fisher and the El Jay label in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication Looking Terrific: The story of El Jay.


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of J Kroll
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Irving Kroll
Maker: El Jay
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Men's casual jacket
Material: Ultrasuede – polyester / non fibrous polyurethane
Features: The lapel and collar have raw edges – possible with Ultra Suede – giving the jacket a soft casual finish
Colour: Grey
Label: El Jay Monsieur
Date: Circa 1985