Seventy-Five Years Later, Ketums is Reborn

World War II shuttered this Parisian brand, now it's been revived on the shores of California with classically styled outerwear

In 1925 Joseph Smutek set up shop on a leafy street on the western outskirts of Paris. His business was raincoats and Smutek quickly become known in the area for the quality and utility of his garments. As his sons took over the family business in 1940, World War II found its way to the heart of the city. The family went into hiding, eventually …