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James Grose

RAF "Irvin" shearling flight jacket in dark brown nappa leather

$1,585.00

Inspired by a vintage RAF flight jacket that the James Grose team have in their archive, the Irvin is a monster of a shearling with every detail you would want out of this kind of jacket, and none that you don't.

  • 100% lambskin with Nappa finish outer and full shearling body
  • RAF style flight jacket with oversized collar, double-zippered front, zippered cuffs
  • Tonal Nappa leather piping at seams, belt at collar and waist
  • Two side-entry pockets
  • Fits true to size; order your typical US letter size
  • Made in East London, UK
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Firmly planted in the cultural and style zeitgeists of the 20th and 21st centuries, the leather jacket is nothing short of an icon. Originally designed and sold in the US in its current motorcycle designs, it quickly spread worldwide with England taking particular interest in the double rider design, creating their own versions as well, which sit nicely alongside the American counterparts.

James Grose is a British maker, but was recently revived by a Japanese motorcycling enthusiast who insisted on keeping the make within England and to the highest specs. Every James Grose jacket is hand crafted in an East London workshop, family owned since the early 1980’s.

A strong focus is placed on the leathers used, with a lot of care to ensure they are both heavyweight sturdy, yet comfortable from the start. Pay special attention to the horse leather used, which is washed and won’t require the painful break in of your typical horse options.

Free standard shipping on all orders to US and Canada. Customers are able to upgrade to faster shipping at checkout at a cost.

We want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase. If an item doesn’t fit or is not to your liking, we offer free exchange and returns on all regular priced merchandise within 30 days on unworn and unaltered items. Note that any return shipment costs for international orders, as well as any associated duties, taxes or fees are your responsibility.

No returns on custom orders, underwear/hosiery and final sale products. See full Return Policy in Customer Service / FAQ area