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Traditional raincoat

Avebury

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I'm thinking of getting a traditional men's raincoat in cream with belt, 1920s style. The nearest thing I've found is one sold by CT (see link). I saw an old chap wearing the perfect example in Dorchester in the summer - should have taken a snap! He was nifty on his feet, so I was unable to ask him the make. It was quite loose fitting, so could be worn over a suit or with casual clothes. I liked the way the belt hung down at the back of the coat - it look quite elegant.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

http://www.ctshirts.co.uk/p/ukov/pr...=Relevance&page=1&back=False&canned=&browse=Y
 

Avebury

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Thanks for the suggestion. I considered the "Broadgate" and the "Aquamac". Nice coats, but they are rather plain and appear to be close fitting. I like the detail on the CT one, but alas it doesn't have a belt. I'm trying to avoid trenchcoats. I've never been keen on the style.
 

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Mackintosh make a range of raincoats that are not based on trenchcoats. Burberry also make some non-trenchcoat like rain coats. Of course both are likely to be horrendously expensive. Hackett had some raincoats in there autumn winter range (which is on sale at the moment) which might be less ridiculously expensive.
 

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Thanks for the suggestions. I had a peek at the websites, but no luck. The Mackintosh website is decidedly up it's own arse. Have a look at the young Mr Spock look-a-like modelling the dull as dishwater "Douglas" coat (with the 100% silk print buggy lining). What a dreadful design. It appears that you have to be malnourished to wear any of their products! On the price point I agree with you - to get something nice and traditional you shouldn't have to shell out £300 +.
 

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