What is a Harrington jacket?
The Harrington jacket is a classic men’s mod style jacket that’s waist length, with a loose, boxy fit and fabrics ranging from cotton, leather and wool.
Who made the original Harrington jacket?
The Harrington dates back to the 1930s - there are many claims to the invention of the garment, but it’s almost certainly British. Baracuta are said to be the originators of the Harrington - which was later popularised by the likes of James Dean, Elvis Presley, Steve McQueen and more.
How to wear a Harrington jacket?
Traditionally - for an authentic mod look - the Harrington should be zipped up by two thirds to show off the shirt underneath or left unzipped!
What to wear with a Harrington jacket?
A Harrington Jacket is perfectly matched with a mod style Oxford shirt and skinny jeans - this is the classic look that has endured for generations.
How should a Harrington jacket fit?
Harrington jackets should be relatively loose, boxy jackets with plenty of movement. The elasticated hem should be comfortable and the neck comfortable even when fastened.