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Our perennial fawn covert coat is a staple of any gentleman's wardrobe. The cloth is woven in the North of England and styling is single breasted with a navy velvet top collar and red felt under-collar.The coat is lined in a rich navy and red paisley design. In addition to the traditional internal pockets there is also an A4 sized poacher's pocket.Buttonholes are picked out in red thread.Made in England


The eighteenth century monied male was often a peacock, eager to display his taste and wealth, and fond of lavishly decorated or patterned fabrics, and bright striking colours. The usual outfit remained the three piece suit of coat, waistcoat and breeches until 1800, when trousers began to replace breeches. Fashionable suits were usually plain woollen facecloth for practical urban or rural wear; woven silks for more formal evening occasions; and highly trimmed and embroidered silk satins and…