the coat with raglan shoulders makes, as for him, no doubt about its origin. It was imagined by Aquascutun at the dawn of the 19th century, on a special order from FitzRoy James Henry Somerset (having 30 first names in a row makes it immediately more chic), Baron de Raglan. A British lord, who had just been amputated of an arm following the battle of Waterloo (where he showed great bravery). Handicapped by the absence of his right arm, he has difficulty drawing his sword under his coat (the period pieces are very structured and heavy) and he also has difficulty fighting. The house Aquascutun then offers him a completely unstructured coat (which is original for the time).
Just visually, one quickly notices the absence of padding and cigarettes on the shoulder. Finishes that ensure maximum comfort, as if you were simply putting a woollen sheet on top of you. A particularly fluid and light construction that gives an impression of volume, allowing you to highlight your stature, whatever it is (if you are thin it will look more massive and if you are strong it will be attenuated).
The Raglan coat is worn a little wider than usual, so that the volume and the fall of the material is consistent from top to bottom. It is also necessary that the weight of the coat is generous, so that the fabric falls well.
Fur: the most comfortable winter coat
Fur was originally created by the Inuit and Eskimos to protect themselves from the icy breezes and humidity of the Arctic regions. Traditional furs were worn by women and contained a front pocket for carrying children, in addition to the well-known fur hood.
These furs became popular after the war as soon as they were commercialized for civilians. Fur-lined coats were mostly worn by schoolchildren in the 70s and 80s because of their sturdiness and their neutral and timeless design. They fell into disuse in the 90s because they were too much associated with nerds. They made a comeback at the beginning of the year