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Many coat options for men are decidedly unattractive.
Leave your ski jackets at home (unless you are hitting the slopes, of course) and put your pro-team bomber jackets back in your closets until the day of the big game.
The Peacoat most likely saw the light of day in Holland in 1723, before spreading throughout Europe and the United States.
The origin of the name, however, provokes dispute: some say it derives from the Dutch word or pijjakker, meaning “jacket made of thick fabric”, others believe it comes from the word “pilot” or the military grade “petty officer”, in a word: “P-coat”.
It is closely related to the blazer - a subject we will cover soon enough - and is a sophisticated mainstay of the male closet, a complex one, often misunderstood and misinterpreted nowadays.The version that offers the most room for bespoke interpretation is, without a doubt, the one made by Charles Camplin who, in 1857, became the official supplier of the Royal Navy, thanks to his version of the coat, unbeatable in quality and content.It was lined in contrasting red fabric, and was cited by Henry Lloyd in 1966 when he designed for Sir Francis Chichester the legendary “Consort Jacket” with its so-called cordage (the short length of cord) used both as an extension for blocking the final two buttons, when crew members wore heavy sweaters under their Peacoats preventing them from buttoning them up, and to attach the fog whistle.Brown leather jackets, also known as “Bomber Jackets” were worn by aviators and other members of the military.However, don’t think the military look was the only attractive persona that the leather jacket has helped produce.
Here’s what you want to look for when you buy a pea coat: • High-quality U. Navy issue pea coats or civilian produced pea coats will be made from • durable and winter chill thwarting wool, so be wary of any brand of pea coat that isn’t primarily composed of quality wool or another cold-resistant fabric for its outer layer. This type of coat can look very bulky on a man with a thin frame.