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EXCLUSIVE | OTR + Canadian Sweater Company 40th Anniversary Collaboration Sweater Jacket

EXCLUSIVE | OTR + Canadian Sweater Company 40th Anniversary Collaboration Sweater Jacket

Canadian Sweater Company Ltd. are considered the leaders in producing hand-made Cowichan sweaters in Canada. Since 1977, the company combines unique designs with traditional production methods to make quality, long lasting garments. Canadian Sweater Company uses natural fibers that allows each piece to last forever and be worn in coldest climates of the world. It is the highest level of sustainable quality you can find in a thick gauge sweater.

 

As part of Over the Rainbow’s 40th anniversary “collaboration series”, we put a twist on the “traditional” Cowichan sweater. We worked together with the Canadian Sweater Company to solve a key problem with wool sweaters: itchy skin. The result was lining each sweater (the body AND arms) with a breathable quilted nylon fabric typically found on the inside of a jacket. This protects your skin from the wool while still having the warm Cowichan wool exterior.

Over the Rainbow + Canadian Sweater Company ” Cowichan Sweater Jacket” is available in two different styles (the Hockey and the Snowflake) with only 25 total sweaters produced for this Fall/Winter 2015 collection. Visit us in-store or online while supplies last.

Men’s L/S Hockey Cowichan Sweater Jacket
Inspired from the great white north’s favourite sport, this “sweater jacket” is can be worn in the coldest Fall and Winter climate. The wool is individually sewn by the hands of experienced Canadian factory workers and constructed using reliable yet traditional production machinery. The quilted lining allows comfort in the skin while transforming a traditional sweater into a fully functional jacket

Fabric: 100% Sheep Wool
Colour: Grey
Price: $520
Made in Canada
Two-way heavy duty brass zipper
Cowhide main label & zipper pull

Men’s L/S Snowflake Cowichan Sweater Jacket
This “sweater jacket” pays homage to the symbol behind Canada’s chilly winter. Like its counterpart, the wool is individually sewn by the hands of experienced Canadian factory workers and constructed using reliable yet traditional production machinery. The quilted lining allows comfort in the skin while transforming a traditional sweater into a fully functional jacket

Fabric: 100% Sheep Wool
Colour: Grey
Price: $520
Made in Canada
Two-way heavy duty brass zipper
Cowhide main label & zipper pull