The Covert Coat

History

For the outdoors, incl. hunting in the covered (covert) bushes, originally, made from particularly sturdy tweed  material called covert cloth .  The colour is green/fawn/brown, lighter or darker.

Style and Occasion

A bit like a Chesterfield in some aspects. 

Characteristics

 - CUT 

 - SEAMS, FRONT DARTS: single breasted with a fly front. 

 - VENTS

 - LAPEL: notch lapels.

 - COLLAR: velvet or covert cloth.

 - CUFFS: 4-5 lines of stitching at the cuffs and hem, and on the flap of the chest pocket -

   the latter is optionally.

 - POCKETS: two flap pockets, and a ticket pocket that is optional.  Also a big inside

    poacher's pocket, this hidden pocket is typical for this type of overcoat.

 - LENGTH: above the knee or just to the knee,  covering the jacket.

 - MATERIAL WEIGHT: heavy covert cloth.