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The JSA overcoat is based upon a vintage Burberry model famously purchased and worn by our very own proprietor in 1961, whilst working as a window dresser for Cecil Gee on Charing Cross Road. With a seamless one piece raglan sleeve, which flatters all shapes and sizes, our overcoat is the perfect combination of functionality and elegance.
This particular model is produced in a beautiful Harris Tweed fabric with striking three-colour houndstooth check. Harris Tweed is a handwoven cloth produced by local makers in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland since 1846, and is constructed from 100% Virgin Wool. Moreover, Harris Tweed was a much sought after fabric by American makers during the Ivy League Boom years, who valued the prestige brought about by utilising traditional British mills and fabrics. Eagle-eyed customers may note the similarities between this coat and that worn by John himself on the front cover of the John Simons: A Modernist DVD. In fact, this original vintage garment served as direct inspiration behind our exquisite new overcoat.
In addition to the above, our overcoat features:
We recommend the following sizing advice:
36″ – 38″ chest = Size Small
40″ – 42″ chest = Size Medium
42″ – 44″ chest = Size Larg
46″ – 52″ chest = Size X Large
*Please note that the above sizing advice is not definitive and as such we recommend utilising our size chart and comparing against a similar garment.
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