Headlight Men's Denim Chore Coat Unlined Engineer Railroad Work Jacket HD14553
This unlined indigo denim chore coat is made in Japan and produced by Toyo Enterprises under a license from Headlight U.S.A. Body pattern is a reproduction of the original WW2 era Headlight denim chore jackets ( Early American workwears, chore coats, denim engineer jackets and vintage railroad jackets ). This denim chore jacket has historic details such as WWII regulated version with no chest pocket, 4 front metal buttons (normally 5) and uneven stitches etc. during wartime. This jacket is made of 100% cotton 9.5 Oz. lightweight Japanese indigo blue denim. This lightweight outerwear piece can be worn year-round, especially in spring and fall seasons. This denim jacket is new reproduction by Toyo Enterprises in Japan.
Gender : Men.
Fit : This product is Japan size (Asian size), which is about half to 1 size smaller than USA and EU standard size. This jacket is originally intended to wear as a Regular Fit (A extra room through the chest, body and arms holes) with short in the body length just as the vintage originals did. This jacket has the room to comfortably fit wider chests. This jacket is not intended to be worn slim fit. For example : If you are usually wearing size US/EU M/38, and if you plan to wear light layers under this jacket and you prefer a slim fit, please choose "Tagged size Japan 38(US/EU S-M/36-38)" for this jacket. If you are usually wearing size US/EU M/38, and if you plan to wear heavy layers under this jacket or you prefer a relaxed fit, please choose "Tagged size 40(US/EU M-L/38-40)" for this jacket. Fits may vary by style or personal preference.
Our model wears a tagged size Japan 38 (US/EU S-M/36-38) and is 175 cm/5'9″tall, 59 kg/130 lbs and 91cm/36" chest. He normally wears size US/EU S/36.
・Tagged size Japan 36 (US/EU XS-S/34-36) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 34-35"(86-88cm).
・Tagged size Japan 38 (US/EU S-M/36-38) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 36-37"(91-93cm).
・Tagged size Japan 40 (US/EU M-L/38-40) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 38-39"(96-99cm).
・Tagged size Japan 42 (US/EU L-XL/40-42) Would be a good fit for Your Chest Measurement : 40-41"(101-103cm).
The following provides approximate garment measurements. (Not body measurements).
Please compare actual garment measurements of our product to another you may own.
・TTagged size Japan 36 (US/EU XS-S/34-36)__Width: 20.9"__Length: 27.2"__Sleeve: 31.5"__Shoulder: 16.5"
・Tagged size Japan 38 (US/EU S-M/36-38)__Width: 22.0"__Length: 28.3"__Sleeve: 32.7"__Shoulder: 17.3"
・Tagged size Japan 40 (US/EU M-L/38-40)__Width: 22.8"__Length: 29.1"__Sleeve: 33.5"__Shoulder: 18.1"
・Tagged size Japan 42 (US/EU L-XL/40-42)__Width: 24.0"__Length: 29.5"__Sleeve: 34.3"__Shoulder: 18.5"
Width is half chest.
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side.
Made in Japan.
Brand-new, new condition with tags.
*All measurements are taken with the garment flat on the ground.
*Sleeve length is taken from the center back of the neck.
*Please understand that measurements may vary somewhat.
*Note that actual color may be slightly different from one in the photo.
Material : 100% Cotton 9.5 Oz. one wash Japanese denim fabric.
Fabric Type : Made of a non-stretch lightweight 9.5 Oz. Japanese indigo blue denim fabric which is high density and extremely durable. It combines the toughness and the natural softness for lightweight and comfort. The jacket is washed once for a more comfortable feel, and to ensure consistent sizing, thus these are the final size fitting and it is ready-to-wear. The more you wear, the more denim will fade beautifully.
Lining : Unlined to let moisture and humidity out. This light piece of outerwear can be worn year-round, especially in spring and fall. Great for wearing mid-season or even in the winter with under layering.
Types of garment closure (Placket type) : Single breasted with four buttons closure with horizontal button holes. The buttons are metal change buttons (removable buttons) with engraved "HEADLIGHT" logo.
Storage : This coat has two open-top exterior patch pockets at the lower front section of the front. United garment workers union label located inside left side pocket. And the upper pocket corners are bar tacked for extra strength.
Collar Type : Casual Notched Collar ( Classic turn down notched lapel collar, Classic lapel notch collar ).
Cuffs Type : One button cuff. WWII regulated version with only one button (normally 2).
Back type : This jacket has two back panels with a centre seam.
Style : Mens Casual Fashion. Vintage Style.
Pattern Type : Plain (Solid color).
Sleeve Style : Set-in sleeves with 2-panel design providing maximum flexibility and comfort.
Sleeve Length : Long.
Other details : This denim chore jacket has historic details such as WWII regulated version with no chest pocket, 4 front metal buttons (normally 5) and uneven stitches etc. during wartime. The federal government controlled the prices of materials. Jacket are accented with uneven contrasting off-white stitching. *Since this item is indigo-dyed, it's prone to crocking, or color transfer, so wear (and wash) it with dark colors till it's worn in.
Headlight was an American brand of workwear, first produced by the Larned, Carter and Company in Early 1900's in Detroit, Michigan.
This product is made by Toyo Enterprises in Japan under a license from The Headlight U.S.A.
The items are produced to give added casual style for wear in urban settings and use in town.
A classic style gets a modern update with this jacket from Toyo Enterprises.
Model name : HD14553-421A Headlight by Toyo Enterprises Men's Casual Fashion unlined indigo denim chore coat with Classical and Fashionable Forms of Work Clothing / Vintage Workwear Style Jacket for Urban Style Made in Japan / 9.5 Oz. One Wash Indogo Blue Denim Chore Coat for Men / HEADLIGHT 9.5 oz. BLUE DENIM WW2 WORK COAT.
How to measure the clothing
Garment measurements ( Not body measurements )
How to measure the clothing
Body Width (Half Chest)
Lay the clothing flat and measure 3 cm under the armhole. Measure from side to side
Lay the clothing flat and measure from base of collar seam (excluding collar) down to the end of the hem
Lay the clothing flat and measure from center back of base of collar seam to the end of the cuff
Lay the clothing flat and measure shoulder seam to shoulder seam
Lay Jeans/Pants flat, face up and do not stretch or pull fabric.
Measure flat across the back waistband from one side to the other with the natural dip. Double the number to get actual waist size.
Measure from the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg on the inside seam.
If you are unsure of the size to order, we will assist you. Please contact us by e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) with the following information : Height, waist circumference measure, chest circumference measure, body weight, (and type of clothing to be worn beneath the jacket most of the time), as well as the type of fit you prefer : Trim, roomy or oversized.