Mister Freedom® x Sugar Cane msfc SS2021 FROGSVILLE Collection & SPORTSMAN LookBook Preview

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020

 

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE collection ©2020

Mister Freedom® x Sugar Cane mfsc SS2021 FROGSVILLE line-up

Mister Freedom® ADVISOR WINDBREAKER, denim, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® ADVISOR WINDBREAKER, tiger, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® SCUBA TRUNKS, denim, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® SCUBA TRUNKS, tiger, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® Stanley Tees FROGSVILLE, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® FROGMAN Jacket & SWABBIES CUT-OFFS, navy HBT, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® FROGMAN Jacket, navy HBT, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® SWABBIES CUT-OFFS, navy HBT, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® SNIPES shirt, OD poplin, mfsc SS2021

 

Mister Freedom® RAIDERS FATIGUES, denim, mfsc SS2021

Mister Freedom® RAIDERS FATIGUES, OD HBT, mfsc SS2021

 

 

Mister Freedom® x Sugar Cane SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister freedom® mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog ©2020

Mister Freedom® RANCH BLOUSE & CALIFORNIAN LOT.674, double indigo denim twill, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister Freedom® RANCH BLOUSE, double indigo denim twill, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

 

Mister Freedom® CALIFORNIAN LOT.674, double indigo denim twill, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister Freedom® RANCH KERCHIEFS, royal blue & turquoise edition, SS2021

Mister Freedom® CALIFORNIAN LOT.64 “PANIOLO”, 14 Oz SC401 selvedge denim , mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister Freedom® SPORTSMAN Shirt, Island Plaid, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister Freedom® CALIFORNIAN LOT.674, gold selvedge pique, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister Freedom® P.T. Henley, tubular jersey, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister Freedom® CONTINENTAL Bermudas, Palaka plaid, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister Freedom® CONTINENTAL Sportcoat, slate grey denim twill, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Mister Freedom® SPORTSMAN Chinos, slate grey denim twill, mfsc SS2021 SPORTSMAN Catalog

Dear Friends,
Hope this finds you well, healthy, and in high spirits!

Keeping it light, here is a preview of the SS2021 Mister Freedom® x Sugar Cane (mfsc) collaboration, for your consideration.
Our seasonal output consists of two groupings.

The main theme is called “FROGSVILLE”.
Not a reference to my city of birth but rather a stylistic incursion into the world of vintage UDT (Underwater Demolition Team), Frogmen and US Navy SEALs, throwing eclectic 1940s-1970s references in the MF® blender. This is us taking many liberties on period US military garb and local-made garments, with an emphasis on active, practical, and streamlined gear.
The subtle message is not about glamorizing wars, but rather about encouraging safe and healthy outdoor activities, as an alternative to video game addiction and doomscrolling.

The FROGSVILLE collection will be manufactured in Japan (with the exception of the tees, all made and printed in USA.)
The SS2021 line-up will include:

1) ADVISOR Jacket 🇯🇵:
* Buzz Rickson’s tiger stripe
* Selvedge 2×1 “Army” denim
2) SCUBA Trunks 🇯🇵:
* Buzz Rickson’s tiger stripe
* Selvedge 2×1 “Army” denim
3) “Stanley” DIVE Shirt, stenciled 🇺🇸:
* Gold body, hand-stenciled
* Royal blue body, hand-stenciled
4) “Stanley” FROGSVILLE two-pack box 🇺🇸:
Gold and royal blue combo, solid.
5) “Stanley” 7161 HULL 🇺🇸:
Silkscreened ship grey body
6) FROGMAN Jacket 🇯🇵:
Navy blue HBT
7) SWABBIES Cut-Offs 🇯🇵:
Navy blue HBT
8) SNIPES Shirt 🇯🇵:
OD cotton poplin
9) RAIDERS Fatigues 🇯🇵:
* OD/khaki combo HBT
* Selvedge 2×1 “Army” denim

The next pile o’ rags consists of classic additions to our made-in-USA SPORTSMAN catalog (with the exception of the Ranch Kerchiefs, produced in Japan.)
The “Paniolo” reference is about the unlikely combo of Hawaiian culture and cowboys, historically documented in this book for those interested.

The SS2021 SPORTSMAN line-up will include:

1) RANCH BLOUSE and CALIFORNIAN Blue Jeans LOT.674 🇺🇸:
Double indigo denim, selvedge 12.4 Oz.
2) RANCH KERCHIEF 🇯🇵:
* Royal blue
* Turquoise
3) CALIFORNIAN Blue Jeans LOT.64 “PANIOLO” 🇺🇸:
SC401 “Hawaii” selvedge denim, 14 Oz., “Palaka” cloth pocketing
4) SPORTSMAN Shirt 🇺🇸:
NOS “island plaid”
5) CALIFORNIAN Blue Jeans LOT.674 🇺🇸:
Gold selvedge pique.
6) P.T. (Physical Training) Henley 🇺🇸:
White tubular “skivvy” jersey, olive green accents
7) CONTINENTAL BERMUDAS “PANIOLO” 🇺🇸:
“Palaka” cloth indigo plaid.
8) CONTINENTAL Sportcoat and SPORTMAN Chinos 🇺🇸:
NOS slate grey denim twill, 60% cotton/40% linen, 8 Oz.

As always, besides the classic vintage style references, the common thread in all these original garments is the Mister Freedom® on-going commitment to ethical manufacturing, original vintage-inspired designs, and resistance to fast fashion.

Drop dates for this latest Mister Freedom® x Sugar Cane SS2021 mfsc line-up will start in the coming months. We are expecting deliveries between February and April 2021, as Japan and USA factories gradually complete production. Feel free to contact sales@misterfreedom.com with questions you may have, although full specs will only be available at the time each garment is released and documented on this blog.

Lastly, I know that you, as a consumer, have many options in selecting menswear apparel to match your aesthetics, ethics, and budget. I am therefore particularly grateful and indebted to all our supportive patrons, who have yet-again made another season of mfsc possible.
Thank you for supporting creativity, for keeping small businesses in business, and for making us look good.
Stay safe, stay sane, and stay cool my friends.

Love from Sunny California,

cl

🌞✌🏼👴🏼🌴

Christophe Loiron
Mister Freedom®
7161 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
USA
(t) 323.653.2014
www.misterfreeedom.com

 

Mister Freedom® “FROGMAN” Jacket, navy blue HBT, mfsc SS2021 “FROGSVILLE”. Made in Japan.

“The Frogmen” (1951) Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Mister Freedom® STANLEY & SKIVVY Tees, Limited “SUNSHINE” Edition, Made & naturally sun-bleached in California, USA.

 

STANLEY Tees “Sunshine” Edition

 

SKIVVY Tees “Sunshine” Edition

 

Mister Freedom® RANCH KERCHIEF, western novelty print, selvedge cotton. New SS2021 colors! Made in Japan.

Mister Freedom® “SNIPES” Shirt, OD cotton poplin, mfsc SS2021 “FROGSVILLE”. Made in Japan.

 

Mister freedom® TOPSIDERS, NOS Gunpowder HBT, mfsc FW2020, made in USA.

MF® TOPSIDERS in NOS Gunpowder Tea HBT, full wash (left) and unwashed (right) ©2021

Mister Freedom® “TOPSIDERS”, NOS Gunpowder Tea HBT.
FW2020 mfsc Sportsman catalog
Made in USA

The TOPSIDERS is one of our popular and recurring naval-inspired trousers pattern.

First introduced in “Okinawa 301” denim during our Spring 2014 mfsc “Sea Hunt” collection, the style is our twist on vintage WW2 US Navy wrap-leg denim dungarees.
The TOPSIDERS were subsequently released in an original “Marine Nationale” denim, and NOS OD HBT.

For FW2020, we are bringing back on deck another NOS fabric lucky score, an all cotton “Gunpowder Tea” color herringbone twill (HBT), previously featured on our Workman Shirt. Milled in Italy, this fancy lighter-weight fabric is yarn-dyed with sulfur dye, giving it its desirable low colorfastness. Although the dyeing processes are completely different, the results are somewhat similar to indigo-dyeing, where the dye molecules cling to the outer part of the yarn, and the core remains “un-dyed”. Our NOS twill is “gunpowder tea” color (dark greenish brown) in appearance, while the core of the yarns is unbleached natural.
For those into instant gratification and quick, natural patina, this twill will rapidly ‘age’ after just a few machine washes. This is always a welcome feature for movie Wardrobe Departments.

High-waisted and full-legged, with a nice drape, our TOPSIDERS are designed with a vintage 1940’s military dungarees silhouette in mind, not yoga leggings.

The MF® Topsiders NOS Gunpowder Tea HBT edition are designed in California by Mister Freedom®, and manufactured in USA in collaboration with Sugar Cane Co.

SPECS:
PATTERN: Original MFSC pattern, inspired by classic 1940’s-50’s workwear shirting.
FABRIC:
New Old Stock 100% cotton herringbone twill, gunpowder tea color, lighter-weight 8.5 Oz., low colorfastness, milled in Italy.

DETAILS:
* Pattern adapted from an original pair of WW2 US Navy denim dungarees.
* High-waisted, roomy straight leg, vintage 1940’s military utility trousers silhouette.
* Wrap-leg construction (no side seams).
* Button fly, metal tack buttons, oxidized black donut type.
* Vintage USMC-style oxidized black Wreath & Star donut type waist button.
* Two functional rounded-bottom front patch pockets, two deep rounded-bottom rear back pockets.
* Adjustable back cinch strap.
* Skinny belt-loops for 2” wide belts.
* Flat felled seam construction for seat and inseam.
* 100% cotton tonal stitching.
* MF® Sportsman signature green inside chainstitch accent.
* MF® Sportsman rayon woven label.
* Made in USA.

SIZING/FIT:
The TOPSIDERS Gunpowder Tea HBT come unwashed and are cut so that the measurements match the labeling AFTER an initial cold soak/line dry. We recommend this usual protocol before wear:

  • Turn garment inside-out. Cold soak for about 30-40mn with occasional hand agitation.
  • Washing machine spin dry.
  • Line dry. (No heat dryer)

I opted for a W32 for a comfortable fit. I am 5.7’’ approx. 150 Lbs.
Please refer to sizing chart for approximate raw/soaked measurements.

CARE:
Launder when needed.
We recommend turning the pants inside-out to avoid potential marbling of the fabric. Wash separately from light-colored garments.
Machine wash with cold water, gentle cycle, eco-friendly mild detergent and line dry.
DISCLAIMER: This sulfur-dyed HBT fabric is not colorfast and its appearance will ‘age’ and look ‘worn-in’ after the first full cycle machine wash. Delicately hand washing might minimize the fading of the fabric, but it is intentionally designed to age fast.

Available RAW/unwashed.
Waist x Length:
W28 x L34
W30 x L34
W32 x L34
W34 x L34
W36 x L36
W38 x L36

Available from www.misterfreedom.com, our Los Angeles brick & mortar store, and fine retailers around the World.
Email sales@misterfreedom.com or call 323-653-2014 with any questions unanswered above.
Thank you for your support.

Christophe Loiron
Mister Freedom®
©2021