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Rock Steady SKA Jacket - In The Style of...


Black and White SKA Jacket

Ska (/ˈskɑː/, Jamaican [skjæ]) is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae. Ska combined elements of Caribbean mento and calypso with American jazz and rhythm and blues. It is characterized by a walking bass line accented with rhythms on the off-beat. Ska developed in Jamaica in the 1960s when Prince Buster, Clement "Coxsone" Dodd, and Duke Reid formed sound systems to play American rhythm & blues and then began recording their own songs. Some suggest ska dates to earlier times, however. In the early 1960s, ska was the dominant music genre of Jamaica and was popular with British mods. Later it became popular with many skinheads. (Wiki)

In the Style of The Specials, Madness et al.
SKA fashion is synonymous with black and white, two tone. Here we have a replica jacket from the SKA revival in 1980s. Front Zip closure. Zip side pockets. Zip on the sleeves. Turn up and down collar. Shoulder Epaulets. Inside pocket. Black silk lining. Black and white check pattern. Has stretch. Light weight ideal for spring and cooler summer nights and early fall.

Fabric, Cotton and polyester.

Inches Chest Sleeve Shoulder
M 37.7 24.4 15.74
L 39.3 24.8 16.53
XL 40.9 25.19 17.32

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