• The Peacoat - your shopping guide

    The Peacoat

    The peacoat, one of the 4 pillars of the nautical wardrobe alongside the Breton shirt, the Breton sweater and the fisherman's smock. This timeless classic is a stylish winter outerwear for men and women alike. With origins in the 16th century, the jacket that started as a sailor's work uniform is today recognised as a fashion essential. For us at The Nautical Company, offering a choice of quality peacoats to our customers is part of our DNA. We compiled this guide to help you choose which of these peacoats is right for you.

  • The French Work Jacket

    The French Work Jacket

    Let us introduce you to the French work jacket. Perfect for this time of year. It is a wardrobe staple you can rely on for many years. It is easy to wear, 100% cotton to keep you cool, it keeps its shape well and is designed in a simple yet classic cut. A little bit of history ! Like the traditional Breton shirt, the French work jacket is another garment with a popular heritage which has become a sought after piece. Originally produced from moleskin for manual and factory workers, it is based on a very simple square cut, collared, single breasted with two large patch front pockets and a…

  • Summer outfit for the seaside

    Summer outfit for the seaside

      If you head for a seaside holiday this summer around our shores, you are never quite sure what the weather will be like. The secret is really about packing cleverly garments that you can mix and match and layer up just in case it freshens up. Don’t forget also accessories to turn a day outfit into an evening smart casual one with some jewellery, swapping the flip flops for summer heels with a lightweight jacket or shawl. This summer we absolutely love our new ladies’ navy blue canvas jacket. Wonderful over our linen/cotton mix summer dress that you can wear to the beach and dress it up with a…

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    DAY 12 – Christmas offer: 10 % OFF our Men’s Peacoat Jackets

    All good things come to an end and today is no exception. Our final and 12th day of Christmas offers is finally upon us. So, let’s treat dads, sons and partners with our traditional Breton peacoat jacket for men. Double breasted, wool rich mix, anchor metal buttons, fully lined, a beautiful garment to be enjoyed for some time. So make sure you use code AMIRAL10, for your 10% discount, valid today only, 4th December until midnight UK time. This offer is applicable for both peacoat articles, the original Amiral and the revised one. See below: Breton Men’s Peacoat, the revised Amiral, £170 The original Amiral peacoat, £150 Save

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    DAY 5 – Christmas offer: 10 % OFF our Women’s Breton Pea Coat Jacket

    Black Friday calls for a crème de la crème garment of traditional Breton clothing, the peacoat ! Dating back from the 15th century, this double breasted, high collar, jacket is a staple piece which never goes out of fashion. So, today we are honouring our ladies with this gorgeous superfine 100% wool jacket designed in true Breton styling. Beautifully crafted in dark navy blue, very soft to the touch, fully lined with two front slanted pockets, high collar and one small metal branded plate along one pocket and no back vent. Traditional cut, with a length of approximately 75cm (29 inches). A truly authentic women’s Breton peacoat jacket from one…