Highsnobiety
Arknets

Brand: Readymade

Season: Fall/Winter 2021

Price: ¥72,600 (about $640)

Buy: ARKNETS

Editor's Notes: Japanese label Readymade is practically owed a The North Face collaboration by now but it'll probably keep dropping riffs on the outdoor label's signature fare in the meantime. Its latest creation is a very Denali-like fleece jacket.

Part of Readymade's Fall/Winter 2021 lineup, its fleece boasts a large quilted panel atop fleece sleeves and a chunk of fabric upcycled from military tents. The tent textiles are a Readymade signature but the eco-fleece and quilting — borrowed from vintage liner jackets — speak to founder Yuta Hosokawa's fascination with old-school militaria.

In that sense, his spin on the Denali is distinct in the way that it utilizes army aesthetics to create something fresh. I mean, the shape and style is certainly similar — the parodic logo and pocket placements are very intentional — but can't imagine that anyone would confuse Readymade's fleece jacket with an actual Denali.

It's like Yuketen's Air Jordan 1, kinda, in that Readymade is taking a staple garment and doubling down on quality to create something far more elevated (and expensive).

Like I insinuated earlier, Readymade has tinkered with The North Face motifs before. Its Military Down Jacket from a few years back used that inverted TNF-style logo and Nuptse-style puffer detailing, though it was very much not Nuptse (Not-tse?).

But Readymade isn't just repurposing familiar imagery for the sake of lazy design. The repurposed military fabric is genuinely cool to behold — it makes each piece unique, too — and the intelligent detailing throughout make it clear that the brand only upcycling textiles: Readymades designs stand on their own.

We Recommend
  • Blauer SS24 Has the Jacket for Every Occasion
    • Style
    • sponsored
  • Pharrell's Phygital $8,500 LV Jacket Isn't For Everyone
    • Style
  • These 1-of-1 Designs Take a Barbour Jacket to New Places
    • Style
  • A Light Jacket Makes Lightwork Of Transitional Seasons
    • Style
  • New Year, New NOCTA x Nike (Dad Shoes & Fleece Included)
    • Style
What To Read Next
  • These ASICS Aren’t Just Weatherproof, They're Made for Monsoons
    • Sneakers
  • The Essential ’Fits to Have Ready for Every Summer Outing Still to Come
    • Selects
  • adidas Drops YEEZY Sneakers Again, One Last Time
    • Sneakers
  • New Balance Dad Shoes Became Literal Shinin' Stars
    • Sneakers
  • Mules! Yep, Just More Mules
    • Style
  • Pass~Port's New Vans Slays Fishnets Better Than Most
    • Sneakers
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titel Media GmbH (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titel Media GmbH strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titel Media GmbH tests, remediates and maintains the Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.