Nigel Cabourn - Everest Parka - Orange

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Ladies and Gentlemen, we proudly introduce the mighty Everest Parka this winter.

This now iconic parka was first introduced in the 2003 'The Ascent of Cabourn' Limited Edition collection inspired by Sir Edmund Hillary's expedition to the summit of Everest and the clothes he and his team wore on their journey.

This classic and highly desirable piece of outerwear is designed and manufactured to the highest quality right here in good ol' Blighty.

Ventile® cloth was developed at the Shelly institute in Manchester during the 40's. it was a ground breaking moment in the development of technical textiles, due to the manufacturing process allowing Ventile® to be made entirely Waterproof and still 100% cotton. Since its development it has been a staple in Overgarments made for the RAF. As well as a trip to Everest, Ventile® was also used to make the clothing for adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes when he and his team crossed the Arctic in 79.    

  • Made in England
  • Three-panel snorkel design hood with wire support, sheepskin lining and trimmed with Coyote Fur.
  • Ventile® L34 Shell (Hydrostatic Head 750mm)
  • Hand filled with the finest goose down
  • Draw waist tied with cotton canvas weave draw tape
  • Two large storm-envelope pockets with additional side entry, secured by genuine horn buttons.
  • Waxed draw cords with hand tied hangman knot and Union Knopf leather 'Pig's nose' lock and wooden disk
  • Fit advice; Generous fit. May need to be sized down depending on fit preference.

Fabrics:

  • 100% Cotton,  Ventile® L34 Shell
  • Ethically sourced Goose Down.
  • Ethically Sourced Coyote Fur and Sheepskin

 

This is a very special piece of clothing. With its roots deep in the history of British textile research and design. A real head turner and life long wardrobe staple.