Chore Jacket - Petrol Blue

Regular price £168.00
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Conceived with essential mid-season and summer layering in mind, this is our take on a classic, rough and ready chore jacket.

An icon of 19th century blue collar workwear and lovingly adopted by everyone from artists to gardeners and trendy town folk ever since, the enduring appeal of a chore jacket lies in its rugged simplicity.

Unstructured and unlined, with this interpretation we have opted for a deliberately paired back design constructed from a durable, shower proof blend of dry waxed cotton and linen in a deep petrol blue. Come shower or shine, simply throw on for a confidently casual extra layer.

  • Designed and made in England

  • Cut from a unique dry waxed blend of 80% cotton / 20% linen woven in Scotland by weather proof textile specialists Halley Stevenson

  • Concealed front button placket and single button cuffs featuring biodegradable buttons

  • Unlined for a relaxed, regular fit

  • Two generously sized patch side pockets with flaps

  • Plastic free and finished with organic cotton labelling 

  • Hand wash only

Chore Jacket

NOTE: Our jacket sizing is slightly different to our gilet sizing and that of other brands so please consider the below guide before selecting the required size.

If taking your normal chest measurement in the round, we would recommend the following sizes for best fit:

XS (36-37") / S (38-39") / M (40-41") / L (42-43") / XL (44-45") / XXL (46-47")

For reference our model as shown is 6'1 with a 38" chest and wears a size S.

A more detailed breakdown of key measurements can be found below. All stated measurements are taken with the garment laid flat:

  • Chest - from right arm pit to left arm pit

  • Length - from under collar stand to centre front hem

  • Sleeve - from edge of shoulder to end of cuff

52.5 cm / 20.7"
62.5 cm / 24.6"
57.5 cm / 22.6"
55 cm / 21.7"
63.5 cm / 25"
59.5 cm / 23.4"
57.5 cm / 22.6"
65 cm / 25.6"
61 cm / 24"
60 cm / 23.6"
66.5 cm / 26.2"
62.5 cm / 24.6"
62.5 cm / 24.6"
67.5 cm / 26.6"
64 cm / 25.2"
65 cm / 25.6"
68.5 cm / 27"
64.5 cm / 25.4"

Whilst explicitly designed for throwing on, alas this jacket is not one for throwing in the washing machine. 

The subtle blend of cotton and linen is technically machine washable. However, when testing this in practice on a standard wash, we found that it was prone to shrinking. Furthermore the lightly waxed (and therefore splash proof) finish on the fabric is degraded by conventional machine washing.

We therefore recommend spot washing with a damp cloth wherever possible. If absolutely necessary, hand washing with Luke warm water is advised.

Always hang out to dry and iron on a low temperature if required.

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21 Jun 2022
Tim F.
United Kingdom

Chore jacket a great well made work jacket / shirt

Very good, tried to order another but no stock. V upset. Suggest 1 1/2 - 2 ins longer with deeper and wider pockets. Otherwise great