G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue #1)

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The G.02 Korpi Overshirt – A garment for the pursuit of calm and solitude

Inspired by the countless weeks we've spent in southern Finland's national parks, the G.02 Korpi Overshirt is a garment made for the quintessentially Finnish pursuit of the calm and solitude that nature offers. This pursuit is described beautifully by Tove Jansson's character Snufkin in the Moomin series. The ultimate serenity Snufkin has achieved through their nomadic and minimalist life philosophy makes Snufkin like a Finnish quasi-mythological version of the ancient Greek Stoic philosophers or the Buddha himself.

With design and functional cues from traditional flannels and field shirts, the G.02 Korpi Overshirt is designed for the backwoods. Whether you use this piece as a mid-layer during the coldest of months or an outer layer in three-season use, it's a functional piece guaranteed to take place as a staple in your wardrobe. A reliable overshirt for life. This shirt is packed with practical utility, with zero gimmicks.

About this Garment

Design

  • Keeps you warm and dry. The weight of the fabric makes it an easy-wearing and a lightweight piece of clothing.
  • Endless freshness. The anti-odor properties of wool shine here keeping the garment fresh over time.
  • Functional fit and design. The fit is between slim and regular to keep wind drafts from getting underneath, and the push buttons make adjusting for comfortable temperature effortless and quick.
  • Handcrafted for everyday use. The waxable reinforcement made from recycled cotton polyester keeps your shoulders dry and protects the shirt when wearing a backpack. The elbow patches keep your sleeves hole-free when you crawl in the bush.
  • Practical details. The buttoned pockets and dedicated pen pocket provide secure storage for your EDC.

Features

  • Woven wool blend is both warm and enduring
  • Push buttons for fast operation
  • Waxable shoulder and elbow reinforcements protect for increased abrasion resistance
  • Buttoned pockets for securely storing your EDC and a dedicated fast access pen pocket

Materials and origins

  • These Garments are made from a recycled wool blend from Italy
  • Waxable organic-cotton / recycled-polyester reinforcements are made in South Korea
  • Manufactured in small batches in Turku, Finland
Background

Background

At Kasperi we're passionate about products that are made for life. The nordic functional design heritage has its roots in the efficient use of resources by necessity. Up here in the North, the population was largely self-sufficient until the mid 20th century. Thus materials and usable income were sparse, items were seen as investments and had to have the highest utility and durability.

Today, we look back at those ideals, recognizing them as necessary, albeit for different reasons. Being true to those ideals we define a quality item as a piece with high utility, that is durable and repairable. We pledge to issue garments that are designed and made to high specifications, instead of just releasing new collections all the time.

True future classics are made when items are used long and extensively by their users. True classics are known as Garments.

Sizing

Sizing

Size true to your size. Janne is wearing Large at 188 cm and 88 kg. Refer to our size chart for details. If in doubt, get in touch.

Size Chart

Care

Care

Wool repels dirt naturally so this garment will stay fresh with only airing out almost perpetually. Hand-wash in the sink in cool water with wool-specific detergent or Marseille soap avoiding hard rubbing. Rinse, press, and dry flat.

Delivery

Worldwide

Products are delivered worldwide via Posti, UPS, and Express Mail Service (EMS). Delivery options and shipping fees for your area are provided at the checkout. Delivery times vary between 3-21 days.

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Finland

Products are delivered via Matkahuolto to the nearest pickup point of the address provided. In Helsinki a pickup appointment is also possible.

Tracking orders and Support

Customers are notified and sent a tracking number by e-mail to the address provided.

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G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
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G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
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G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
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G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue
G.02 Korpi – The Overshirt (Issue

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