Let’s Talk About #1: The Duffle Coat

Have you guys read about my latest column for Mainline menswear?,  It was all about coats and outwear, and one of my favourite styles is the Montgomery known as well as The Duffle Coat. 
You can read the post here by clicking the link here http://blog.mainlinemenswear.co.uk/2013/jacket-style-guide


The Duffle Coat:

If you wish to protect yourself from the cold British winter, a jacket such as the duffle coat will help you stay warm, even at minus degree temperatures. Taking direct inspiration from the British Royal Navy and used in the military during WWI, the duffle coat has become an extremely versatile and stylish outwear garment.

Fashion houses have all added their own vision and twist to the good old Duffle coat, giving it a bright makeover or adding patterns such as the hounds tooth and tartan check. This particular type of coat has become one of the British favourites.



What makes the duffle coat so special is the vintage-look, the classic three-quarter cut and its extreme simplicity to mix it with potentially any outfit. I recommend to mix a Navy duffle coat (a classic neutral colour is great if you are planning to use it on a daily basis) with a pair of brown/khaki corduroy chinos, a cream turtle neck cable knit jumper and a good thick pair of leather boots. Don’t forget to keep in your pockets a pair of stylish leather gloves and a scarf around your neck for those incredibly freezing mornings.

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