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I half expected a "costume" type garment but was I wrong this is an actual real well made jacket. Very nice cut and style. Fit me very well with size S. It's stylish and practical, lots of pockets and should be easy to wash. Also not too hot: The colour was fine for me, but is a lot lighter than most people would understand by "Khaki" - so maybe some will be less delighted than I was.
Very nice, was worried about belt from other reviews but buckle is metal now. Highly recommend this jacket. I'll keep it short. I was worried about this jacket but after reviewing it I'm pretty content with my purchase. If you're on a similar boat I recommend purchasing this product! Customer Reviews of our Store. The boots are more comfortable than my sneakers!
Great item at a good price and in my size 4xl. Total experience was 5 stars. I'm going shopping again as soon as I finish this message. Keep meetings the standards you've established and all should go well with you.
Jim NY, United States. I am extremely satisfied with both the products and the service. The selection is also excellent. Edin FL, United States. I've your products and customer service Nice people. W KY, United States. Bought two of these canvas work vests ; black and dark brown. From the s, the film machine decided the perceived exoticism of the Great Continent was ripe for the next spate of romantic, action-packed movies, with the likes of Clark Gable donning safari jackets on screen.
The safari jacket has appeared in many films including on Clark Gable in Mogambo But not before making its forays into fashion. In the movies — especially during that busy run of the s — the safari jacket was typically worn with plenty of dust and sweat, perhaps a rakish neckerchief, baggy shorts and maybe a pith helmet.
Take away the perspiration, however, and the safari jacket was recognised for its practicality for city life. In India — inspired by the climate again — it became the local answer to the business suit.
This was in part why Roger Moore wore a safari jacket in Octopussy , partly set as it is in India. But then Moore, or his wardrobe team, was ahead of the times: It was the designers Ted Lapidus and Yves Saint Laurent who really gave the safari jacket a fashion overhaul. Yves Saint Laurent is credited with making the safari jacket a fashion item.
The former introduced his take on the jacket in the mids, while the latter seemingly stole all the glory — or just got the timing right — after first showing his take on it in , though it was a one-off made for a Vogue story on him the following year that made it a cult item for the times.
Get all the latest must-read FashionBeans content direct to your inbox weekly:. See all the latest vouchers, discount codes and offers from all your favourite stores for October What Is A Safari Jacket? Anthony Sinclair Take the practicality of the military style field jacket — a tough cotton or cotton-blend fabric formed into a loose-fitting, mid-length garment with four bellows pockets at the chest and hip.
Ralph Lauren Play Around With Fabric The safari jacket is made by its pattern, but different materials can provide different effects. Military officers during the Second Boer War wearing safari jackets Indeed, the so-called safari jacket was born, and it would remain a specialist item — worn by hunters and trackers including diehard-killers-of-anything-that-moved Ernest Hemingway and Teddy Roosevelt.
Jacket Size , Waist ", Arms ". Jacket Size , Waist Leather Shooting patches on each side. Sleeve length from shoulder seam to end of cuff is 23". Armpit to armpit is 21". Total length is No local pick up. Please view all photos. Classic Orvis suede leather safari style sporting jacket, worn once, excellent condition, leather outside with inner lining. Size indicates medium, probably best fits size chest size. Why not make it a Safari?. Such a versatile travel jacket.
Shoes scuff very easily on any hard surface. Always try on shoes on carpet. This style is "SL Made in the USA.
Find great deals on eBay for Mens Safari Jacket in Men's Coats And Jackets. Shop with confidence. Online shopping from a great selection at Clothing, Shoes & Jewelry Store. Classic safari jacket with non-taped seams, twill fabric, patch pockets, industrial strength melamine buttons, linen cotton blend in a ripstop weave that's lightweight, strong and/5(27).