Published February 19th 2015

«Heim» Smock – Earth

Ventile 100% cotton. Colourway Earth.

Operation Heim WWII WW2 smock artctic British Windproof Vemork silk screen print Haavard Holmaas Mads John Thomseth

Produced in a very limited quantity in conjunction with the Feb – Mar 2015 exhibition «Operation Heim» at Paleet, Oslo. The exhibition commemorates the the WWII efforts and operations of resistance – the extraordinary men and women who would go as far as to sacrifice their lives to ensure that Norway would some day again regain its freedom. The jacket was issued to dedicated brave men of the resistance; commandos and SOE agents (Special Operation Executive) who fought alongside local resistance. Unconventional fighters that, if discovered and arrested while operating in clandestinity, faced the worst of repercussions.

Crafted from a 100% densely woven cotton shelter fabric. Windproof and water-repellent. Commonly used by military personnel and for military protetction gear, dating back to the early 20th century.


Item will be released March 2015