Item 2016.181.4 - C.P. Company Urban Protection Metropolis Jacket - Anti-Smog Mask

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2016.181.4

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C.P. Company Urban Protection Metropolis Jacket - Anti-Smog Mask

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  • Autumn Winter 1999 (Creation)

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Following the success of the Chester Perry brand in Italy and overseas during the early 1970s, English clothing brands Chester Barry and Fred Perry simultaneously took legal action against the use of their names. In order to avoid a lengthy legal case, Massimo Osti soon changed the brand’s name to C.P. Company.

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Oval shaped anti-smog mask of black synthetic material with cut outs and black felted liner with round black plastic filter in the centre. It has four popper studs, two on each side to attach to the hood of the jacket. Designed by Moreno Ferrari the 'Metropolis' jacket was the first piece in the C.P. Company Urban Protection line.
Country of Design: Italy
Country of Manufacture: Italy

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METROPOLIS No smog, for protection, a shell for consciousness.
Jacket with anti-smog removable mask adjustable to the face through coulisses into the hood. Anti-wind double opening pockets, computer, mobile phone and document holder pockets. Detachable C.P. Company logo. Protective fabric in Dynalfil TS-70 on nylon base, anti-rip, anti-abrasion, oil and waterproof. High density double fleece lining.

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D.CP.12 - 2016

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