TYPES OF COATS

We have listed  different types of coat. Hope this artical gives you informative information about different types of coats:)

BALMACAAN

A balmacaan coat  is a loose single-breasted overcoat designed to be worn over layers of clothing as protective gear. Vvariety of textiles can be used to make balmacaans. The  general rule the overcoat is designed to be functional, rather than dazzlingly attractive.

TRENCH COAT

A trench coat o is a raincoat made of waterproof fabric. Fabric used are-

 heavy-duty cotton drill or poplinwool gabardine, or leather. It generally has a removable insulated lining. The coat  is usually knee-length.

CHESTERFIELD

 The Chesterfieldcoat is a long, tailored overcoat. TheChesterfield has no horizontal seam or sidebodies, but can still be somewhat shaped using the side seams and darts. It can be single- or double-breasted, and has been popular in a wide variety of fabrics, typically heavier weight tweeds, or charcoal and navy, and even the camel hair classic. It has often been made with a velvet collar.

DUFFEL

 A duffle coat, is a coat made from duffle, a coarse, thick, woollen material. The name derives from Duffel, a town in the province of Antwerp in Belgium where the material originates.  There are many varying styles to the duffle coat, although the most common British style would be composed of the following features:

  • Made of genuine Duffel, lined with a woolly tartan pattern.
  • A hood and buttonable neck strap
  • Four front wooden or horn toggle-fastenings (known as "walrus teeth") with four rope or leather loops to attach them to.
  • Two large outside pockets with covering flaps.
  • It should be three-quarter length.

The wooden toggle-fastenings were made to be easily fastened and unfastened while wearing gloves in cold weather at sea. Current designs have toggles made of buffalo hornwood or plastic. The oversized hood offered enough room to wear over a Naval cap. After rain, a duffle coat has a characteristic smoky smell.

 

 

POLO

The polo coat may have begun as a wrap coat but for me the quintessential version is double breasted. Camel colored, with sleeve cuffs, patch pocketsand a half belt.

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