Tag: Coat

Pea Coat

The pea coat is standard issue for the brave men and women of the U.S. Navy. These coats have been a staple for the Navy uniforms since the beginning of the Twentieth Century. Navy men designed the coats to endure harsh, cold temperatures that many of the men faced on the seas. And today many civilians can be seen wearing the coats, which really comes as no surprise to me.

Pea coats are always navy blue in color and double-breasted in style. They are made from worsted wool. Worsted wool gets its name because of the way the wool is processed for the coats. It is extremely durable because the fibers in the material are parallel in alignment. You will find few garments that are made better and performed to higher standards than the pea coat.

Another appealing element of the pea coat is its classic style. They really are …