Saikou Making The Cut Once Again!

We’re back with some new ideas to deconstruct and get a fresh look from our range. Feedback from our first ‘how to’ went well so we’re back with part two of skate park inspired takes on classic garments.

We’re sticking to the black look and giving our signature hoodie the make over it’s been screaming out for. A cropped hoodie is incredibly on trend right now and very stylish option with a street edge.

What you will need:

  • Saikou Hoodie
  • Scissors
  • Chalk
  • Measuring tape
  • Ruler

Step 1:

Lay your hoodie flat on a large surface. Using a tape measure, measure a few centimetres down from the underarms to your desired length. Mark with chalk.

Step 2:

Join the chalk marks using a ruler.

Step 3:

Cut on the chalk lines.

Bonus Steps

If you’re after a neater finish, you will need to create a hem using a sewing machine.


Step 4:

Fold 1cm around the hem and fold 1cm again to create a double fold hem. Pin the folded hem.

Step 5:

Sew 1cm hem and you’re done!



Here’s a little freebie for all you enthusiasts out there

Step 1

Get a Saikou Bobble hat and place both index and middle finger near the bobble with your thumbs on the inside of the hat.

Step 2

Apply gentle pressure until hat is completely invert

Step 3

Locate white thread on hat interior; it should be very close to the central seam.

Step 4

After asking a parent or guardian for permission, use scissors to bisect this thread.

Congratulations! You have successfully de bobbled your hat. Enjoy the striking new silhouette you now cast.

Hopefully you are enjoying these tutorials on adding some attitude to some seemingly straight forward garments. We want to be doing more of these so let us know what you think so far.

Do you have any innovative ideas of how you would deconstruct other products? Even if its not Saikou items we would love if you would share your ideas with us and the rest of the community using #saikou21. If you have any suggestion for things you would like to see us do in future drops or photoshoots leave a comment below or message us on our social media platforms.

Until the next time…
Stay Safe
Team Saikou
The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists
Magaru take wa teikō suru ōku yori mo tsuyoi)

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