The Casual Corde Du Roi Jacket
Corde Du Roi.
It started with kings and trickled down to earls and dukes wearing these on the hunt or in the fields. Years later, there were more sightings…
Paris, 1961, amidst exceedingly strong espressos, pastis, and hand-rolled cigarettes, bohemian men in corduroy jackets discuss philosophy, art, and politics.
1983, an up and coming actor in a corduroy jacket is photographed on a bench in New York City with his unreasonably sensual costar. He soon becomes the biggest movie star in the world.
January 2017, Milan’s fashion week is abuzz with corduroy jackets in obscenely over-the-top colors and accoutrement.
Kings, dukes, bohemians, movie stars, runways in Milan?
I like the company you keep.
The Casual Corde Du Roi Jacket (No. 2782). 100% 11-wale cotton corduroy with 60-minute stone and enzyme wash with softener for that worn-in look and feel. Back body is half lined, front is lined. Pick stitched lining. Sleeves are lined in brown and cream striped fabric, same as interior pockets. Two brown faux horn buttons at center front. Four functional buttons at sleeve. Welt pocket at left chest, zippered pocket at right waist, double pockets at each hip (welt pocket with flap and patch pocket below), three interior pockets in striped fabric. Waist-shaping darts, double back vent. Imported.