THE UTILITY JACKET was originally designed as a utilitarian worker’s garment, first worn by railway labourers and engineers in France during the 1800s. Traditionally made from hardy Cotton or Moleskine this jacket with its loose style meant it could be worn as a protective layer – its button front, as well as lots of patch pockets for storing small tools, perfect for withstanding the demands of physical jobs. The utility jacket has moved away from these origins but still has the classic appeal of workwear.
We have elevated this classic wardrobe piece by using luxurious fabrics alongside the classic Cottons and Linens you'd expect, all impeccably finished and cut to your exact specifications with the same level of craftsmanship you'd expect from our tailoring, it's workwear elevated.
A Utility Jacket in a Cotton brings a work wear look to an outfit that works equally paired with jeans as it does an existing suit trouser, it is the perfect way to dress down a smart look or dress up a more casual look without resorting to a full tailored jacket. We have put together a guide to fabric choices and options, speak to your tailor today to find out more about our guide and to book an appointment for a fitting.