North Sea Clothing Knitwear

Vintage inspired but with a modern fit, these certainly are the real deal. I’ve been wearing one of the Expedition shawl collar sweaters for a couple of weeks now and it has quickly become one of my favorite pieces with the cold wet weather that Seattle has been getting lately.

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A closer view of the wool. It looks a bit rough, but I’ve found it to be pretty comfortable.

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The shawl collar style was popular with motorcyclists going as far back as the early 1900′s and there are several great examples shown in Rin Tanaka’s Harley-Davidson book.

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Described as a roll collar sweater from 1918. Below, another view with a man in the lower left corner wearing a “sweater coat”.

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Stockists:
Couverture and the Garbstore (also currently on sale)
The Mandon Store
Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold

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