blazersearch for term

A usually dark navy single or double breasted jacket with brass or horn buttons.

broguessearch for term

Shoes with a pattern of holes on the outer leather. Associated with less formal dress shoes and with country shoes.

Synonyms: brogue
corduroysearch for term

Corduroy is a textile composed of twisted fibers that, when woven, lie parallel (similar to twill) to one another to form the cloth's distinct pattern, a "cord." Modern corduroy is most commonly composed of tufted cords, sometimes exhibiting a channel (bare to the base fabric) between the tufts. Corduroy is, in essence, a ridged form of velvet. In Sweden known as "Manchester"

Synonyms: manchester
gartersearch for term

The strap you tie around your knee length sock to keep it from slipping down. The top of the sock is then folded down over the garter, exept for the flashes.

gun slipsearch for term

A soft sleeve to protect your gun in the field. Traditionally in canvas or leather.

Synonyms: gun slips, gun cover, gun covers
hacking jacketsearch for term

A sports jacket initially designed for riding. Usually a longer length tweed jacket with flapped slanted pockets, ticket pocket and center vent.

Harris tweedsearch for term

A quality handwoven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

morning jacketsearch for term

A tailcoat with the front skirt cut away, often worn with grey striped trousers. Replaced by the modern suit in the early twentieth century.

pochettesearch for term

A French term for the pocket square.

See also: pocket square
pocket squaresearch for term

A handkerchief worn in the breast pocket of a jacket. Traditionally in silk, cotton or linen.

See also: pochette
sports jacketsearch for term

A sports jacket, commonly of tougher material than a suit jacket, is meant to be worn with trousers of another colour (and pattern).

Synonyms: sport jacket, sportcoat, sportscoat
twillsearch for term

A fabric woven in parallel diagonal ribs, by passing the weft thread alternatively over and under one or more warp threads. Tweed, gabardine, cheviot and denim, for example, are all twills.

wax jacketsearch for term

A wax jacket is a type of hip-length raincoat made from waxed cotton cloth, iconic of British country life. Today it is commonly worn for outdoor rural pursuits such as hunting, shooting and fishing. It is a cotton jacket made water-resistant by a paraffin-based waxing, typically with a tartan lining and a corduroy or leather collar. In Sweden known as "oljerock"

Synonyms: oljerock, olje-rock, waxed jacket