Seersucker Summer Jacket

Seersucker Summer Jacket

Regular price
£645.00
Sale price
£645.00

Seersucker, is a thin, puckered, cotton fabric. A favourite for summer and for travelling as it doesn't need ironing.

A couple of things you may not know about Seersucker:

1. The term "seersucker" comes from the Hindi word "sīrsakar" that had itself been borrowed from the Persian compound "shīroshakar" (meaning "milk and sugar").

2. Seersucker first became popular in Britain's warm weather colonies like British India (just like our other favorite preppy fabric, madras).

4. One of the best things about the puckered fabric? It doesn't need to be ironed (so it's great for traveling).

5. The traditional seersucker fabric is blue and white,

6. When seersucker made its way to the United States, it gained popularity right away, especially with Southern gentleman who preferred a light fabric for their region's heat and humidity.

6. When seersucker made its way to the United States, it gained popularity right away, especially with Southern gentleman who preferred a light fabric for their region's heat and humidity.

7. Seersucker was used for summer service uniforms of the first female United States Marines. 

Have a look at some of the Seersuckers we offer here 

These are a small selection of the fabrics we offer. If you wish to see more, please do arrange to come in to our Cirencester Showroom or book our visiting tailor