Chapal

Dark and Light Brown B3 Shearling Jacket

$ 4,635

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  • Product Notes

    The B3 jacket was originally designed to keep pilots warm, but the sheepskin it was fashioned from wasn't waterproof. In the 1940s, Chapal innovated a clear varnish to remedy this, applying a slightly glossy coat to the exterior of the garment so it was both warm and water tight. This shearling jacket exemplifies that original design nous, fashioned from a mix of light and brown leather with the golden sheepskin showing on the collar, cuffs and hem. All the features of a classic B3 are present, too, with waist adjustment tabs and neck straps to further insulate, as well as a discreet front horizontal pocket.


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  • Size Notes

    Fits one size up.


    Chapal

    UK / US

    EU

    XS

    34

    44

    S

    36

    46

    M

    38

    48

    L

    40

    50

    XL

    42

    53

    XXL

    44

    54

    3XL

    46

    56

     

  • Materials and Care Notes

    Made in France


    100% Sheepskin.

  • Delivery & returns

    Each Jacket will be produced on a made-to-order basis, with a 4-5 weeks order-to-door waiting time due to the artisanal nature of this product.


    We very much hope that you'll enjoy your purchases. Should you need to return an item, we'll happily collect it from your home or office free of charge.


    Terms and conditions apply

The Story

Although there are plenty of brands that create flight jackets, there are arguably none more qualified to do so than Chapal. Founded in France in 1832 as a tannery, the house was instrumental in advancing fabric technology in the area of aviation, including developing methods to waterproof shearling. As a result, the house was commissioned to create jackets for the French airforce during WWI and the Army Air Corp in 1922 – styles so sophisticated that they’re still worn and replicated today. Although now creating a wider range of leather goods, which are still treated at its own tannery, Chapal's flight jackets remain an embodiment of the house's pioneering history and exceptional craftmanship.



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