Waterproof City Coat

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Nick's Design Notes: There are two times in life when a waterproof is vital - up a bloody great mountain, alone, as the dark sets in. Or walking from The Tube to that make-or-break board meeting, just the heavens open. I wanted a jacket that protected you in both scenarios. Super tough, but very simple & elegant. This is it. 

A smart, true waterproof to complement a suit and tie. We wanted to add greater longevity and a wider range of use too, so it can be taken on country walks and it's ok getting chucked into a pile in the pub.

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Fabric is everything. What strikes you immediately is the beautiful matt finish, unlike most waterproofs that have that nasty plastic crinkle. It has fantastic structure - holding an elegant shape, even when folded or even crushed. It doesn't crease.

It is independently rated an outstanding 20,000 for waterproofing and breathability, rare even for hardcore mountaineering jackets.

There's a lot of thought put into the hood and collar. The hood is buttoned on under the collar and is removable. The crisp collar can be turned upwards if preferred. The hood itself isn't floppy, with a smart button closure across the neck. Italian cord adjusters and leather stops mean you can tighten it in heavy storms and stay smart.

As ever, everything is beautifully detailed, in a simple package. An zipped internal chest pocket maintains clean lines and protect your phone. There are flashes of deep red internal trim. The internal waterproof lining is has contrast waterproofing tape across the seams. A ticket pocket and two elegant hand pockets just where you'd want them.

As ever, we have built a jacket with room to move and room over a suit, and rated 20,000 breathable fabric. The shoulders and hood are pleated for movement and fit, with large rear shoulder vents to dump warm, moist air.

Lastly, the arms offer lots of movement, with more length and scalloped cuffs for extra protection.

Brilliant, beautiful, tough and understated.

Ideal weather range is 1c (room for a thick jumper or suit) to 20c, in all conditions including torrential rain and high winds. 

Technical Info:

  • Extremely tough 3-layer 20,000mm waterproof & 20,000mm breathable fabric from Como, Italy
  • Thorn & abrasion resistant cotton twill outer, with inner waterproof membrane and non-sticky internal bonded lining
  • Suitable in all conditions, including prolonged torrential rain
  • Unique shoulder vent system dumps warm, moist air
  • Hood is cord adjusted & removable, via hidden buttons
  • Leather cord stops
  • Smart collar, closed with brushed Italian horn button can be turned up
  • Subtly cut for movement and to go over a suit or multiple layers
  • Flush hand pockets for sleek, elegant style
  • Scalloped adjustable button cuffs cover the knuckles
  • Split at the hem, for sitting and ease of movement
  • Internal ticket pocket & zipped internal chest pocket
  • Twin needle stitching in high load areas
  • No external branding
  • Dry clean or hand wash, delicate

£10 from each jacket sold will be donated to Mind mental health charity.

Customer Reviews

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P.B.
It does it on a wet and windy night in Scotland
K
K.T.
Well what can I say
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C.S.
City Coat
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J.E.
Mens Waterproof City Coat
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S.
My beautiful FRAHM jacket