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Harrington Jacket Textile 30/04/2016
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The Harrington Jacket: How This Jacket Became The King Of Cool

To people like me and you when you think of the word “jacket” the image that immediately jumps to our heads is that in the style of a Harrington. Rising to prominence in the 1950’s & 60’s being worn by icons such as  Elvis Presley, Steve McQueen, James Dean & Frank Sinatra, the Harrington Jacket is still a firm staple of most men’s wardrobe and can be regularly seen on some of the UK’s greatest modern day artists from Alex Turner to Daniel Craig. Like Every True Style Icon, There Is A... Read More

28/04/2015

Summer Outfit : Men’s Fashion playing it Cool |Stuarts London

Model Wears: Persol 714 Sunglasses £210 , Baracuta Harrington G9 £275 , B.D Baggies Shirt £72, Anderson’s Belt £75,  Levis Vintage 519 Bedford Cord £145 Bass Weejun Loafers £125 THE LOOK, not just a look, but the perfect look for a cool summer, what is it? Preference is of course allowed, but I think this one is The Look. Well, I clearly remember that midget muso Prince sang : ‘You’ve got the look’, or some such in his song imaginatively titled: “You’ve Got The Look”, sung alongside Sheena Easton, pretending... Read More

30/08/2013

Merc London AW13

Merc London AW13 Merc London was founded in 1967 by Javid Alavi, born in Britain in 1941, who still remains the Chairman of the company. The word “merc” started to be a key element of their designs, offering the first carrier bags and t-shirts similar to the ones sold today that helped creating the image of an independent brand and business. Next season’s clothing will be divided into ranges: new arrivals, W1, with higher quality materials and detailing and Heritage Collection if you are a fan of Merc’s classic style rather... Read More

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HARRINGTON: THE ICONIC JACKET

BARACUTA: THE HARRINGTON JACKET The original Harrington design appeared in the 1930s, Credit for the jacket’s then distinctive—now iconic—styling goes to creators John and Isaac Miller, the owners of the now famous Baracuta company It was initially called the Baracuta G9 by its and became particularly well-known for the quality of its raincoats called the G9 which length is particularly well-suited to playing golf hence the G. The moniker ‘Harrington’ didn’t appear until the 1960s, when Ryan O’Neal starred in 60s soap opera Peyton Place as Rodney Harrington, and regularly... Read More

137 – Baracuta Project – Millerain Fabric

Baracuta Jackets are one of the great contributions to menswear from Britain. The G9 is the original Harrington jacket, which is much copied- but the definitive is only made by Baracuta. Dressing icons and legends in G9 jackets since 1937 (from McQueen, Elvis & Sinatra to Liam Gallagher and Daniel Craig) Baracuta still make the original Harrington jacket to the exact same measurements and still lined with the iconic Fraser tartan.   It is no surprise Baracuta want to celebrate their rich history, and as a special treat for lovers... Read More