This workwear jacket is made of compact cotton canvas that is garment dyed, adding slight variations of colour to its textured twill base; it is used here in two subtly contrasting tones. Inspired by classic « chore coats », this lightweight and purposeful jacket features a corduroy collar, round, articulated sleeves and all-over studding, adding flashes of multi-toned metal to its minimal construction.This hard-as-nails jacket is designed to be worn with the equally riveting Workwear pants, completing this strapping utility suit. Found exclusively in dual blacks on our web-store.
The chore coat first appeared in late nineteenth century France. A hardy piece of outerwear made from durable cotton drill or moleskin, the chore coat, or «Bleu de travail » was perfect for the laborious physical work of builders, railroad workers, and farmers, its loose fit making it easy to throw over a pair of overalls.