70 years of history: a 1952 Australian Army officer’s greatcoat

vintage 1950s Australian Army officer greatcoat bridge coat

Delving into the history of an army officer’s greatcoat I recently found at a vintage store.

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The Harrington Jacket

A short history of the Harrington jacket, the few common designs and how you can style them.

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Jacket Button Stance: What Is It, and Why Is It Important?

Have you ever noticed that some jackets look better on you than others, even with the same measurements? Perhaps you’ve had a jacket at some point that has issues with tightness around the top buttoning point, even though the measurements say that everything should be correct. Or, a you’ve bought a regular length jacket off the rack that makes you look a bit short for some reason. Chances are that any of these issues – especially if they’ve arisen from a contemporary off the rack jacket – are caused by a button stance that is too high.

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