A UTILITARIAN MASTERCLASS
Two icons of design Henri Lloyd and Nigel Cabourn have came together to create a curated range of outerwear inspired by the technical world of sailing. With enough Cabourn signature utilitarian details that you can shake a fist at, the collection sits as comfortably on land as it does at sea. Created and interpreted by Nigel Cabourn after diving head first into the Henri-Lloyd archives, he has turned 60’s inspired pieces into 21st century classics. If like us you are sailing virgins and haven’t tamed the cruel mistress that is the sea, never fear, as the collection weaves perfectly into your everyday attire and will weather many a seasonal storm.
THE SPRAY JACKET
The Spray Jacket is the first offering of collaborative joy. Using a traditional 4oz Nylon outer fabric with a breathable waterproof coating, seams are fully taped to create a waterproof, windproof and breathable jacket. The standout feature of the coat is the detachable single compartment bag on the back featuring a large ‘HL’ logo. As we aren’t sailing aficionados over at COMMON ILKE we can only wonder what the bag was originally created for. Thats something only the masters of the sea will know. However, we think it could be a bag for your jacket. Some sort of utilitarian inception for when it just isn’t rainy or cold enough for a waterproof. The limits are endless.
THE DECK JACKET
The second piece of collaborative joy is The Deck Jacket. A shorter cut with a biker jacket silhouette. With a no collar design and a button-up latch on the throat, harking back to classic workwear styles, the jacket is crafted from an impressive coated waterproof breathable 4oz nylon fabric, and the jacket is fully seam sealed. Featuring two bellow pockets and a welded sleeve pocket with removable branded patch, and embroidered elastic hem detail, the jacket has definitely earned its right to sail into any wardrobe as a versatile vintage inspired staple. While your wrapping your head around the endless details might we also add that it also looks great on.
THE TECHNICAL SWEATER
For the final piece of the utilitarian puzzle we give you The Technical Sweater. The foundation for many an outfit, with exaggerated ribbed hem and cuffs and expertly embroidered front logo, the sweater adds a subtle touch of nautica to your everyday attire. Made with a premium loopback cotton for that extra dose of comfort, you'll definitely be getting use out of this bad lad. If that doesn’t sound versatile enough we also offer it in 3 different colours, Old Red, Emerald Green and White Stone. Consider the boat well and truly rocked.