The Japanese brand Buzz Rickson's are today counted among the few high-end reproduction manufacturers of military and casual garments in the world! They strive to make true replicas by carefully researching and analyzing original vintage garments, taking great care to duplicate the material while paying close attention to technique and quality. Their goal is to bring back old forgotten techniques and machines needed to make garments of outstanding quality without compromises.
This is Buzz Rickson's version of the M-43 trousers worn by the US army during WWII. It's a wide legged trouser with a high waist, a true 1940's fit made to be worn on any occasion. These got a button fly, waist side adjusters and width adjusters at the leg opening, made to be tightened when wearing boots.
The fabric is a nice and sturdy 8,2 oz cotton herringbone twill, a fabric that got its name because the texture resembles the skeleton of a herring. This weaving technique is most commonly used in wool textiles and for more dressed up suits, but during the 40s and 50s it was also used in the military and and in work wear garments, and that's were this shirts find it's inspiration. The cotton herringbone fabric was referred to as the "HBT twill".
Johan is 173 cm tall, weighs 67 kilos and wears a size W30.
Hemming is always included when you purchase a pair of pants from us! Give us a comment during check out and we will shorten them before we send them. Keep in mind that you won't be able to return the pants if we alter the length for you.
- Buzz Rickson's M-43 HBT Twill Trousers - Lot nr: BR42390 - 100% Cotton - Military spec 8,2oz HBT Twill fabric - Pre-washed and wont shrink - High rise with wide legs - Button fly - Made in Japan
All measurements are in centimeters and measured on a flat surface. The thigh measurements are taken 10 centimeters down from the crotch straight across the pant leg.