The Valstarino was created by Valstar in 1935, inspired by the A1 flight jacket issued to American pilots. After the end of second world war, soldiers in the US and Europe adapted the look of military clothing for civilian use including leather jackets and the Valstarino became widely worn
Cut from luxurious super soft suede, it features soft ribbed trims and a two button stand collar. Two characteristic button front pockets with hidden hand warmer pockets. Semi-fitted cut allowing layering. Lined in viscose with two inner pockets.
Size and fit
All items are individually measured by the Fishtail crew.
Take measurement of your best item, lay it flat and measure in cm.
This way you can easily find the right size.
Remember many fabrics will shrink when washed, make sure you have some extra cm.
Chest: Armpit to armpit
Body: Length from shoulder to bottom
Arm: Length armpit to the end of the arm
Waist: width from hip to hip
Today, Valstar is a relatively small operation with a couple dozen employees and prides itself on always spending a considerable amount of attention on selecting superior materials, as well as on all the construction details and trimmings, making their products some of the best pieces of outerwear manufactured today.
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Valstar's signature product and a menswear classic ‘Valstarino’ was originally designed in 1935 as a sporty take on the traditional A-1 flight jacket. The Valstarino has its characteristic appearance with a short body, highest-quality goat suede, spacious pockets the knit cuffs, waistband and collar. It is now considered an icon of Italian design.