Worn by children’s story book characters, war veterans and odd folk alike the Duffle coat holds a hell of a history. The characteristics it posses’s are strong. Wooden toggles and rope loops ensure the torso is never breached, while the thick woolen cloth creates a natural water repellant texture. Perfect for tackling January’s wonderful weather.
Plaid duffle coat, £200 by FARAH VINTAGE; farah.co.uk
Black hooded duffle, £300 coat by BARBOUR; barbour.com
Navy gloverall duffle coat, £295 by YMC at MY WARDROBE
About Three of the Best
With the advancement of high street brands and of fast fashion, key styles and staple wardrobe pieces are available at prices that are affordable to most. ‘Three of the Best’ represents Ape to Gentleman’s selection of the outstanding elite in a specified category, not biased to price, to help you decipher from the masses, those garments which truly are the best.