In the heart of rainy Manchester in 1938, just a year after Baracuta's inception, the legendary G9 Harrington Jacket was born. Today, 85 years later, this timeless piece of British fashion history stands as an enduring symbol of style and authenticity. To commemorate this remarkable journey, Baracuta embarked on a journey back to its roots in Manchester, capturing the essence of what the G9 represents to people of all backgrounds and generations. The result is a groundbreaking narrative that weaves together 13 captivating stories from diverse British individuals, which will be unveiled every week, with each sharing their deep emotional connections with the Original Harrington Jacket.
Over its 85-year history, the G9 Harrington Jacket has been embraced by a plethora of subcultures, from the Mods and punks to the skinheads and ska fans. Across the Atlantic, it found a place in the hearts of Hollywood's biggest stars and Ivy League enthusiasts, transforming it into a preppy essential.