By Daniel Blockert|June 14, 2017|Fabrics, General Menswear|0 comments

Unfortunately I missed national seersucker day (June 8th), but this weekend at the Geneva Street Food Festival I could at least break out a seersucker tie. The Panama was necessary given that it’s really hot here now. Filed under the category of useless knowledge is the fact that seersucker, a Indian fabric introduced in Europe through British Colonial trade, became popular in Sweden early on and was common already in the 19th century. We even have our own word for this fabric and it’s called “bäckebölja”, which is a really weird word even for Swedish standards and to my knowledge

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