Leading interactive entertainment media publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO today officially announces its TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket. Blending the world of high-fashion with iconography from the beloved TEKKEN franchise, BANDAI NAMCO has created a very special, limited edition statement piece that any connoisseur of fashion or TEKKEN fan would be proud to own.
Gracing fashion runways from Paris to Milan, bomber style Sukajan Jackets are experiencing a resurgence in popularity. Today’s Sukajan Jackets exhibit decades of stylistic evolution and updates since their inception after World War II when homebound American GIs were seeking exotic souvenirs to bring home from abroad. Featuring very distinct and intricate embroidered patterns sewn upon fabrics that were sometimes taken from used parachutes; Sukajan Jackets have become iconic symbols of freedom and rebellion, are a mainstay of urban Japanese fashion culture, Yakuza style, and have been featured in countless films.
Designed by former Project Runway contestant, Carrie Sleutkaya, the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket features a reversible design that showcases two very different designs, both inspired by Heihachi Mishima, one of the most pivotal and controversial characters in TEKKEN. The “statement” side of the jacket features royal burgundy and gold coloring with a highly detailed embroidery of Fūjin, the Japanese God of Wind on the back, while the more traditional side of the jacket re-imagines Heihachi’s signature dark gray gi in luxurious stain charmeuse with the roaring tiger on the back. Each jacket is crafted with painstaking attention to detail, from the eye-catching dye sublimated patterns to the custom ribbing and welt pockets, the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket delivers an unparalleled level of detail using over 440,000 stitches in its intricate embroidery work. Lastly, the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jackets will be produced in an extremely limited quantity with each jacket numbered individually to preserve its exclusivity. Offered at a suggested retail price of $449.00, the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket is available now for pre-order in unisex sizes ranging from small to 2XL at the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment online store.