The quilted Jacket is not entirely uncontroversial. Many highlights it as a versatile jacket for an often reasonably humane price, while others call jack type for tantiga rugs. Manolo has selected their favorite models for fall.
The style of wearing quilted jackets outside the Paddock became popular in Italy in the early 90s. Mainly through brands such as Barbour, Lavenham and Henri Lloyd. In Sweden and perhaps mainly in the Stockholm area, quilted jackets and barbours classics Liddesdale in particular, unfortunately, become a bit of a symbol of lillgrevar with a semifinished attitude. But telling one thing just because it appeals to an audience with a little too much hair wax for their own good, that would be nothing but deeply tragic. For lightness and the infinite combination possibilities make this a great jack type for much of the fall and jump.
A mid-length model in narrow cut is a good starting point that fits both of the suit as two casual clothes to go out with the dog. A key point is the material itself. Models in nylon are often something shinier than cotton and woolly which gives a slightly more subdued and easy to wear. Below is a selection of stylish models.
Dunhill Verdigris Engine Turning Quilted Jacket with a map of London as inner lining.
Mackintosh is perhaps best known for its rubber-patented raincoats, but also has a lot of nice quilted jack models. Sorry, nothing seems to be sold in Sweden. The model in the picture is called Brecin.
Barbour Motorcycle Quilt
British Lavenham created 1969 the first quilted horse blanket in nylon. Three years later, they introduced the technique even for jackets. During the 90’s, the fire became popular outside of the British Isles and are now starting to even get a foothold in the Hackett Quilted from Enrico Mandelli.
Swedish Morris has long leg quilted jackets in its range. Here a blazer and jack hybrid.
Sporting Wax Quilt from Barbour Beacon Heritage Collection