Midnight Ventile Parka Coat
Engineered to endure the most extreme winter conditions, 100% waterproof and virtually indestructible.
The sleeves and body are insulated with three layers of merino wool wadding responsible for regulating body temperature. The high rise collar id made from black merino shearling for extra warmth.
The hood which is detachable is wadded with 2 layers of merino wool and lined 100% wool.
The coat features a two way Riri zip allowing for more freedom of movement. The button through placket conceals another Riri zip which leads to a secure inside pocket ideal for keeping your smart phone safe from the elements.
Riri is an Italian-based zip manufacturer. Founded in 1936, it is one of the leading zip manufacturers in the world.
Riri zips are known for their supreme quality, setting them apart from other inferior zips on the market. As well as a high-quality feel, Riri zips have a polished finish allowing for a smooth experience.
The story of Ventile began in 1943, when Winston Churchill requested specific clothing be made to protect our RAF pilots in WWII. The fabric was intended to be worn in an aircraft cockpit, so needed to be warm and breathable but also waterproof. Indeed, the invention of Ventile meant that 80% of the unfortunate airmen who ended up in the sea would survive.
To this day, the fabric is still made in the UK at the company’s Manchester factory.
The unique properties make it an ideal fabric for explorers; perhaps most famously it was worn by Sir Ranulph Fiennes when he crossed the Arctic.
Grown sustainably, it is the world’s most effective, natural, all-weather cotton textile; simply the best choice for durability, reliability and all-round performance – for luxury that lasts like no other.
|Country of Manufacture:||England|