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Fashion August, 16 2012

Buyers Guide: 8 Waxed Jackets – Because There’s More Than Only Barbour

A classic waxed jacket is an item most of us have in their closets. Barbour is sure leading on the market when it comes to the ‘Waxed Jacket’. But there’s more out there than only Barbour. We’ve found a variety of great models, all by different brands, for you to choose from. And of course we’re also featuring a special edition by Barbour.

Read Wall – Wilson Wax Jacket

Read Wall is a brand making updated classic American sportswear, for the modern customer, with an emphasis on impeccable quality. All items are made by hand at artisan factories in the USA. The Wilson Wax Jacket is made from 6.25oz. waxed cotton has angled button-close pockets, Oxford lining and a peaked hood. You can Choose between navy and orange.

Pre-order for shipping on September 28th at Read Wall.

 

Maison Kitsuné – Waxed Cotton Worker Jacket

The navy and green waxed cotton worker jacket from Maison Kitsuné has a very light tartan pattern. The rounded collar holds corduroy details and an attached hood. Its fully lined and has five press studs in front with a concealed zip for closing. There are three front flap pockets, one with the designer’s signature French flag motif.

Buy your Maison Kitsuné waxed jacket at Browns.

Belstaff – Roadmaster 6oz Wax Jacket / Military

Constructed from a 6oz Military waxed cotton the Belstaff Roadmaster Jacket features a high collar, a belt around the waist, and four front pockets. The Belstaff patch is placed on the left arm.

Buy the Belstaff Roadmaster Jacket at Seasonsclothing.

Filson – Yesler Waxed Wool Cruiser

Filson is renowned for proprietary fabrics such as heavyweight Tin Cloth and warm, rugged Mackinaw Wool. The Yesler Waxed Wool Cruiser is made of the water and wind-resistant waxed Mackinaw Wool. It has four front utility pockets, a three-slot pocket, two handwarmer pockets, one open inner pocket and a map pocket in the back. Its design follows function and looks great.

Buy it the waxed wool jacket here.

Carhartt – Columbia Coat

The parka style Carhartt Columbia Coat has a waxed cotton outer shell and a plaid cotton flannel lining. In the front it has five  button down pockets and one inner pocket with velcro closing. The the waist is adjustable with a pull in toggle also is the hood.

Almost sold out. Get yours on sale here.

Orvis – Heritage Field Coat

This dry-waxed cotton canvas field jacket turns away briars and repels rain. It has a traditional red brushed-twill lining, lower pockets with snap-closure flaps also two upper slash handwarmer pockets and two interior pockets . The adjustable button cuffs are detailed with a corduroy trim. The collar of the jacket is also made of corduroy. It closes with a full frontal zip with a button-closed wind flap.

Buy your Heritage Field Coat at Orvis.

Burberry Prorsum – Waxed Cotton Field Jacket

Burberry Prorsum also takes its approach to the military inspired field jacket. The durable slim style waxed cotton jacket is detailed with four larger front flap pockets that close with golden press studs. A hood is zipped up hidden inside the collar.

Buy your Burberry Prorsum waxed jacket at Mr.Porter.

Barbour – Baker Jacket / The Steve McQueen Collection

This limited edition jacket by Barbour is dedicated to the legendary actor Steve McQueen. It is a 8oz heavyweight wax jacket inspired from the original A7 jacket with a multi-pocketed clean finish. The Baker is belted and most awesomely lined with the American flag. It also features an internal velcro fastening pocket to keep some basic items safe.

Purchase you limited edition Baker Jacket at Barbour.

 

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