The trench coat was developed as protection against the elements and used by French and British officers in WWI.
The style was dubbed "trench coat" by the front line soldiers that were fighting in the trenches. The original trench coats were made of water resistant heavy duty cotton and were subsequently made using wool and leather as the style evolved. The double breasted longer pattern was ideal protection against the wind and rain and the style soon gained popularity off the battlefield as well. During WWII the trench coat went to work again and many variations of the style were used by most of the armies of continental Europe as well as the United States. Our version is loosely based on US Army patterns from the 1940’s and 1950’s period.
The elegant double breasted longer pattern provides perfect protection: An enduring style that hasn't aged for nearly a century.
© 2019 Pegasus Durable Clothing