HOGGS OF FIFE CALEDONIA JACKET REVIEW
REVIEWED: APRIL 12TH 2015
PRICE WHEN REVIEWED: £118.50
As part of the Fieldpro collection from Hoggs of Fife, the Ladies Caledonia Tweed Jacket is a fantastic lightweight shooting jacket that is both practical and stylish. Hoggs of Fife has truly mastered the design of quality shooting garments, ensuring each item is suitable for many types of outdoor pursuits or, indeed, just for everyday wear! This tweed jacket has all the necessary design features to help keep you dry, comfortable and warm all day long.
This ladies shooting jacket has been fitted with an advanced ‘Proof-Tex TM’ membrane,(this is located between the outer tweed and the inner lining), which is highly waterproof, windproof and breathable. This membrane has been discreetly added to the garment, meaning that you wouldn’t even know its there if it wasn’t for the great protection it offers you against the elements!
In addition to this, the jacket has been Teflon TM coated for stain and rain resistance, which also helps to enhance the breathability of the fabric.
- Pros: waterproof, breathable and Teflon coated
- Cons: sizes are rather on the large size (Please see chart below)
- Buy if: you are looking for a reasonably priced shooting jacket that gives all the necessary features
Key features of the Hoggs of Fife Caledonia tweed jacket
|Material:||60% wool (woven in Italy) and 40% mixed fibres|
|Lining:||vibrant plum-coloured satin lining|
|Pockets:||2 large bellowed pockets with restraining straps, 2 handwarmer pockets, 1 internal zipped pocket (located on the inside of the left-hand side)|
|Collar:||soft moleskin collar (100% cotton)|
|Sleeves:||satin lining down the sleeves, concealed elasticated storm cuffs, sleeve-anti-wicking drip strip around the hem|
|Fastening:||two-way brass zip
stud flap front closure
|Colour:||green tweed with pink and plum stripes|
- Anti-wicking drip strip hem
- Two stage studded flaps inside the seams to accentuate the waistline
- Removable chin storm strap
- Brass Hoggs of Fife branded studs on the pockets and front closure
- Moleskin detail around the base of the bellowed pockets along with drainage holes
For a more intimate view of this outstanding tweed ladies jacket, please view our video here
Caledonia Jacket Size Guidance
From customer feedback, it appears that the Hoggs of Fife Caledonia Tweed Jacket is on the generous size. Please use the chart below to work out the measurements of the different sized jackets:
|Length: (from nape of neck)||30.5"||31"||31.5"||32"||32.5"||33"|
Incidentally, the sizes of this jacket are deliberately designed to be more generous. This is in order to allow extra space for those who wish to wear the matching Caledonia tweed waistcoat at the same time as the jacket!
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Hoggs of Fife Caledonia Tweed Waistcoat & Accessories
The Caledonia waistcoat has been made from the same tweed fabric as the jacket, making this a lovely matching layer. With a soft plum-coloured micro-fleece lining for extra warmth and two fleece-lined front pockets, this shooting waistcoat is also fantastic to wear over a check blouse on those warmer days.
This garment is also Teflon coating for rain and stain resistance and it has a sculpted and extended back, which is ideal for the equestrian wearer!
It is available in sizes 8 – 18.
There are also matching tweed breeks, reversible hats, waterproof hats, tweed baseball caps and cartridge-style bags, which are all made from the same Caledonia tweed bespoke fabric.
To view the full product range please view our Caledonia Tweed Collection here.
We hope you have found the above information useful and helpful!