American Trench WeatherWool Peacoat

The humble peacoat is one of the classiest pieces of outerwear in our opinion here at Coolector HQ and when it’s as astoundingly well crafted and stylish as this American Trench WeatherWool Peacoat ($975) then all bets are off as to what your next winter warmer should be. This magnificent jacket from exemplary lifestyle brand, American Trench, has all the makings of a classic and comes with the tag-line of “Feels like cashmere, wears like iron”.

Stylish in the extreme and one of the most robust and uncompromising jackets on the market, this fantastic looking American Trench WeatherWool Peacoat has certainly caught our eye here at The Coolector. This supremely well crafted piece of outerwear is bold and no-nonsense and its stand out feature is its use of a the brand new material, WeatherWool. This superb product is a performance fabric born entirely of the United States, from the sheep, to the scouring, to the weaving, and finally the finishing. WeatherWool is so unique that it really could become the States’ entry into an exclusive club: woollen outerwear fabrics that have come to define national heritage.

Style and Comfort Combine

The quality of the materials used in the crafting of this majestic looking WeatherWool Peacoat from American Trench really are unparalleled and ensure that it will be a heritage jacket that you can pass from one generation to the next. The WeatherWool is the stand out material, of course, and this is used by hardcore outdoorsman in the USA and Canada and The Navy Seals and other special operations forces use it in Afghanistan. It is an extremely robust but, more importantly, breathable fabric that repels wind, rain, snow, and cold – without any additives or coatings and it drapes well and has a hand reminiscent of cashmere.

Immeasurably dapper in design, the American Trench WeatherWool Peacoat ($975) is a coat you can, quite simply, wear for decades such are the quality of both the materials and the craftsmanship. The buttons are genuine buffalo horn with laser engraved detail and the centre back of the garment is crafted from wool (as opposed to polyester lining fabric) – a fabric this special deserves the highest level of trims. The fabric is brushed in a single direction to help guide rainwater downward giving the fabric not just a front and back, but also an upside and downside.

A fantastic fit is another key reason why this American Trench WeatherWool Peacoat remains one of the brand’s most popular and timeless pieces of outerwear. It is designed to have enough room for modest layering underneath such as a sweater or vest and will be perfect for keeping you warm and the elements at bay during the colder months of the year. This jacket comes with multiple interior pockets, a large standup collar with throat latch and an interior centre back yoke of gaberdine wool from American Woolen.

Excellent Craftsmanship 

Something that really sets the products from American Trench apart is the inherent quality in the craftsmanship and this WeatherWool Peacoat is no exception. It has been proudly produced in conjunction with Better Team USA which was founded by Horacio Di Battista in 2014 and located twenty minutes outside of New York City in northern NJ, in a bright and modern 16,000 square ft manufacturing facility which specialises in luxury outerwear. Horacio Di Battista’s decades of experience started at a young age working in his father’s apparel factory in New York City and he takes great pride in the calibre of the products they produce.

This American Trench WeatherWool Peacoat ($975) really is one of the finest pieces of outerwear we’ve encountered in some time here at The Coolector and if you’re after the ideal jacket that is going to serve you well for many years to come, this would certainly be getting our vote. Robust, stylish and impeccably well made, it really is a triple threat and one of the most elegant jackets out there.

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.