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Airman Ventile Jacket

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We've been making weatherproof Ventile cotton jackets for 13 years now. Like our Merino wool, Ventile cotton is naturally technical. Made from 100% long staple cotton, it looks and performs better than most man-made fabrics.

The Airman is our 6th generation men's Ventile jacket, designed to be worn out in all weather and last you 10 or 15 years. Maybe 20.

At a glance
• 100% L24 Ventile® Cotton outer
• Naturally wind and showerproof
• YKK AquaGuard® water repellant zip
• 100% Cotton upper / Coolmax® inner mesh lining
• Velcro adjustable cuffs
• Contrast bungee adjusters at hood and hem
• Zipped chest pocket
• 2 zippered side pockets
• Silicone grip tape on rear hem to stop it riding up
• Articulated arms
• Hanging loop on inside neck (every jacket needs one)
100% L24 Ventile® Cotton outer
Cotton / Coolmax® inner mesh lining
Made in Portugal
Machine Wash Gentle or Delicate Iron, Low Use A Non-Chlorine Detergent Do Not Dryclean Do Not Tumble Dry Go get the fun.
Wash Ventile® inside out using a Nikwax detergent. Brush off all dried mud, sand and grit before washing or hanging the jacket.
Standard UK £4 | Express UK £6.50
Free standard delivery on all UK orders over £50

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We allow up to 3 months for returns. You must pay return postage yourself if returning from outside the UK. See all returns info here

Ventile. Wear it out.

There are lots of words to describe British weather, but ‘predictable’ isn’t one of them.

So it’s a good thing we’ve got Ventile. It’s perfect for our climate. Made with 100% densely woven cotton, it's naturally weatherproof enough to protect you from rain, sleet, wind and snow.

During a shower, the fibres swell and the holes in the weave close up, making it harder for water to get in.

Also, when the sun does finally come out, because it’s just cotton, Ventile also breathes really well – unlike other water-resistant fabrics, which can leave you all clammy as soon as the weather cheers up.

Ventile cotton has been around a while too – it was invented in the 1940s, for pilots’ flying suits. It’s really long-lasting stuff, meaning no matter what you throw at it, this jacket should last you 10 or 15 years. Maybe 20. Even if you snag it on something, a needle and thread can easily repair it.

So whatever you or the weather get up to, Ventile can take it. Today, tomorrow and for a long time to come.

Airman Ventile jacket
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