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AW2001 General Research ‘962’ Leather Varsity Jacket

AW2001 General Research ‘962’ Leather Varsity Jacket


Measurements & Condition


Chest - 22.5 in / 57.1 cm

Length - 26 in / 66 cm

Shoulders - 18.5 in / 47 cm

Sleeve Length - 23.5 in / 59.7 cm

Hem - 19.5 in / 49.5 cm


Condition 9/10

  • For sale is the stunning Autumn Winter 2001 General Research ‘962’ Leather Varsity Jacket. Established in 1994 by Setsumasa Kobayashi, the General Research has articulated an extreme commitment to function and quality. Driving each design practice with regard to both usefulness and necessity, Kobayashi is a designer who focuses “neither about fashion nor about sports, but more about everyday living.” This is shown by his particular use of textiles and utilitarian method, solely utilizing each with practical incentives in mind. Above all, perhaps the most intriguing part about Setsumasa Kobayashi is his sheer regard to authenticity, displayed within the minutiae of his morals. He tests each garment prior to release at his isolated retreat, enclosed by deep forestry throughout the Japanese Nango Mountains. Kobayashi emits a sense of personal connection through his clothing, a seemingly lost art in contemporary fashion. Crafting garments made to last, while humbly excelling at design, the label is now taking the fashion industry by storm.


    Featuring a chain stitched varsity logo reading “General Research”—this iconic silhouette clashes a deep navy blue with leather hits of white. Just below the embroidery, two pockets are detailed with clean white trim, in the formation of an arrow. Worth noting, intricate perforation holes are located towards the upper sleeve as well. This technique allows for needed ventilation, being lined with a quilted material to ensure warmth. This is an extremely rare piece from a coveted label, fitting a true to size medium with mere light wear aside from a missing collar tag and some yellowing along the hems. Cease the scare opportunity to purchase the stunning Autumn Winter 2001 General Research ‘962’ Leather Varsity Jacket today.

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