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Detachable Hood

The Oilskin Detachable Hood is designed for those that need complete protection from the elements. Secure to our traditional work coats in Antique and Brown – The Rider, Ranger and Drover Coats.

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The Oilskin Detachable Hood is designed for those that need complete protection from the elements. Secure to our traditional work coats in Antique and Brown – The Rider, Ranger and Drover Coats.

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Australian Made & Designed
Made from heavyweight cotton oilskin
Three studs to attach easily and securely to some of our raincoats
Drawstring to keep the wind out

In 1898 a British Sailor Emilius Le Roy envisioned an all-weather, indestructible jacket made of old recycled ship sails that were treated with oil. His first iteration that was dubbed the first ‘Driza-Bone’ unfortunately was pretty flammable due to the use of linseed oil. 

Later, T.E Pearson who was the son of E.J Pearson and the founder of Pearson Soap brought a consignment of LeRoy coats to Australia to rework the proofing process. It is this excellent formula that we still use to proof our coats today. 

Since 1898, Driza-Bone has become an Australian Icon being worn not only by stockmen but by politicians such as John Howard and George W Bush; Rockstars and models like Kate Moss and by the everyday Australian.

Whether it’s wearing one to drove a mob of sheep across the central plains or throwing one on to keep dry at the footy, there’s nothing more quintessentially Australian than wearing a Driza-Bone. 

You can learn how to look after your Driza-Bone on our Garment Care page.

OILSKIN REPROOFER

Care for your Oilskin Jacket

$29.95

DESERT WAX REPROOFER

Care for your Desert Wax Jacket

$29.95

DRY WAX REPROOFER

Care for your Dry Wax Jacket

$19.95

OILSKIN/WOOL DETERGENT

Care for your Oilskin & Wool

$14.95

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