- Single pocket with button closure and pen slot
- Adjustable buttons on cuffs for function and comfort
- Back yoke tucks to give extra movement
- Soft fuse collar and cuffs Semi-tailored shirt construction with reinforced side gusset
- Sun dry wash finish
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.
Our traditional Oilskin coats and jackets are made from sturdy 100% cotton that is coated with our uniquely formulated oil and wax finish to give the Oilskin its distinctive weatherproof and breathable character. As a specialised garment, the Driza-Bone Oilskin fabric needs special attention to maintain its weatherproofing qualities.
You can learn how to look after your Driza-Bone on our Garment Care page.
OVERALL FROM 1 REVIEWS
Second to none in quality.I buy new business shirts every year and find it disappointing when they\’re not up to scratch. This shirt and many others I\’ve recently bought from Driza-bone are second to none. This is a very good quality product and I recommend you try it. You won\’t regret it.