• Ideal three season jacket
• 1930s style
• Slimmer fit
• Zip closure
• Slimmer point collar
• High yoke
• Vertical bi-swing half belt back
• Strap & button cuff
• Side adjusting straps
• Pictured left in Battered Tan Horsehide
Inspired by the overwhelming popularity of our classic 1930's Half Belt we are proud to introduce a new version of the jacket. As this jacket is based on the earliest examples of this style we've recut the patterns to give a slightly slimmer fit, reworked the panel configuration and fitted a slightly smaller collar, while the back retains the classic Half Belt layout.
The brief the design team had was to produce a 1930s lightweight leather jacket that would be equally well suited to a lady as it would be to a gentleman, hence the slimmer cut. As we set out to make a summer jacket, the name "AUGUST" immediately sprung to mind especially once we'd checked the English Dictionary's definition of the word: 'inspiring reverence or admiration, of supreme dignity or grandeur, majestic, venerable or eminent.'
We've cut this jacket with a high, shallow yoke above a vertical bi-swing upper back while the classic false belt, side cinch adjusters and lower skirt panel are retained. The side pocket angle is less steep we've also dropped the breast pocket for a cleaner look. The sleeve has been slimmed down slightly and the cuff has an early style strap and button which can be adjusted for wind resistance and the jacket is lined in a lightweight cotton Tartan.
This jacket is a 1930s inspired design which offers a closer fit to the body as was typical of the slimmer fitting styles of this era.
The perceived ‘correct’ fit of the 1930s is generally similar to modern sizing, so we typically recommend selecting your usual size for this style to achieve the intended fit.
We very rarely recommend sizing down.
Don’t worry, all sizing information displayed here is only a guide. Every order placed is checked over by a member of our production team who will confirm your size selection against your measurements or recommend any necessary changes that need to be made. If you have any specific queries, you can note these in the special instructions box on the ‘measurements’ page when placing your order.