Today the coach jacket is a staple of street-wear clothing brands. And like most streetwear trends, the jacket has its roots firmly in sportswear. It seems that every facet of 90s sports wear has reemerged over the last few years as different lines in different brands’ catalogues.
The coach jacket has made a big impact on the streetwear scene. It has been famously worn by many hip hop and rap greats such as NWA. The coach jacket demands respect as it was worn by the boss of the team. From the sports caps to the varsity jackets, the coach jacket is only one of the many things borrowed from the American sportswear wardrobe. With Summer round the corner the coach jacket is an ideal light weight option for the warmer seasons.
At Union Clothing, many brands have paid homage to this famous staple jacket including Parra with The Parra Hiding Coach Jacket coated in a special Japanese solution which gives the jacket windproof and water repellent properties and features two front pockets with snap on buttons, drawcords at waist, a great summer piece.
Streetwear and heritage hybrid champions Carhartt offer a few different takes on the classic including The Carhartt State Coach Jacket which is constructed in a 100% Nylon Tafetta, 2.4 oz fabric with a tricot brushed lining. It has an adjustable waist band and front closure with snap buttons. It features a graphic print on front in a clean and understated style.
The Surfing and Motorcycle culture kings Deus Ex Machina make the creme de la creme of coach jackets. You can feel the difference in quality in The Deus Ex Machina Venice Coach Jacket. The jacket is part of the Spring/Summer 2016 collection and shows a subtle printed Deus Milano Address graphic and comes in a heavier weight 100% nylon construction built to last.
The Penfield Howard Coach Jacket offers a more vibrant colour for Spring/Summer 2016 and is made from Nylon Taslon with a DWR coating. This lightweight and quick-drying fabric has been combined with a mesh lining and vent back for breathability and comfort throughout a range of activities. Features include elasticated cuffs and hem for an adaptable fit, two pockets with an angled opening and a white graphic print on the chest.
The Dickies Torrance Coach Jacket is unbelievably good value considering the spec with it's water repellent, breathable, with taped seams and with great styling and features, front studded fastening, draw cord waistband, and two jetted pockets, it comes in a selection of colours.
To find the full selection of coach jackets head over to the Union Clothing website now and find free UK shipping on orders over £50.