Bomber, Army - Tupuārangi print

$120.00
This funky number is new to our collection, 100% cotton drill this bomber carries our Tupuārangi print on a handmade patch.  This is a limited run item, due to stock availability.  So get in quick! Design:  This collection is based on the star Tupuārangi (male), one of the stars in the...
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This funky number is new to our collection, 100% cotton drill this bomber carries our Tupuārangi print on a handmade patch.  This is a limited run item, due to stock availability.  So get in quick!

Design:  This collection is based on the star Tupuārangi (male), one of the stars in the Matariki Constellation. Tupuārangi is similar to Tupuānuku (the star of all cultivated and uncultivated food products) in terms of its connection to food and growth; however, in this instance he is associated with food that comes from the sky.  Tupuārangi is linked to nga manu (birds).

For this collection we drew inspiration from the manu, the kererū, the kākā and the kāhu. We have also used the overall theme of Tupuārangi as a hunter of birds.  

The main tohu (pattern) for Tupuārangi is the kākā pōria, which are small leg rings usually fashioned from bone or stone such as pounamu. This was so that the birds could become mōkai (pet) which were then used to help hunt more Kākā birds.

The patterns within the kākā pōria link to matariki by using elements of nine.

 

Style: This bomber jacket is longer in length, made from Cotton Drill and supplied by AS Colour.  We have paired it with a pair of tights and heel boots in the photos.

Models: Our model Haylee is wearing a size LRG. 

Sizing This jacket is classed  as a mens (tāne) jacket so the sizing for wāhine (women) is quite relaxed as tāne sizing is normally slightly bigger than wāhine.

**please note these are approx.  We have a sizing guide attached in the photos as well.

XSML: Size 8

SML: Size 10

MED: Size 12

LRG: Size 14

XLG:  Size 16

2XL: Size 18

3XL: Size 20

Garment details:

Regular fit. 
Heavy weight, 300 GSM
100% cotton drill.
Shell jacket, metal anti-black YKK zipper, two side pockets, ribbed collar; hem & cuffs, preshrunk to minimise shrinkage.  Please note it is not lined on the inside. 

Care instructions: 

Machine wash in cold water separately.

Do not blench.

Line dry in the shade to avoid fading and do not tumble dry.

***COLOUR VARIATION - Please note while all measures are taken to ensure the colouring of our photos match the actual product, there may be slight variations due to device colour matching***

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