April 16, 2015
Quintessential British brand Gloverall have now moved away from their comfort zone – the iconic Duffle coat that made their name. With a focus on wind and water resistance, comes a new range of tech jackets made from 100% Cotton and layered with a water repellent Teflon coating have been introduced to keep you dry while also keeping you cool during the summer. Designed with new colour-ways and patterns, the new camouflage print is a must have for the season.
The jackets are designed, developed and manufactured in Britain, while the performance fabrics are sourced from Italy.
The famous duffle coat has been made by Gloverall for over 50 years, starting in a London factory close to St Paul’s Cathedral.
Following the days of World War Two, the ex-Navy surplus stock was snapped up by Gloverall and sold, until the brand created their own market for the duffle coat until the iconic style was featured in the film Cruel Sea in 1953. The Iconic Duffle coat has been recently seen in films and TV with character Jonathan Creek wearing one in every episode and Michael Bonds creation and much loved Paddington Bear adopting the style.
Demand soared and Gloverall were forced to start manufacturing their own duffle coats from scratch. In the generations since, they have perfected the design and while different types of fashions come and go, the duffle coat remains a staple in many a stylish wardrobe.
Prices range from £199- £325
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