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Car Coats

Sutherland Car Coat

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A light, unlined spring/fall jacket made of a fine corduroy. Patterned with a subtle green and black plaid, this soft coat feels as cozy as it looks! Features patch pockets for your phone, hands, or keys, and a collar you can wear up or down. Also excellent as a blazer!

Please note that the wash tag may not match the material of this jacket. Dry clean only or cold water wash on delicate cycle, hang to dry.

  • Mid-weight cotton corduroy
  • Generous fit for layering
  • Outer patch pockets and chest pocket
  • Double-stitched matte horn buttons
  • Flat-felled seams (typically found in denim)

Emily is 5'8" and wearing a size 6, and normally wears size 6 in Alpha shirts. 


        Size & Fit

        Please see our size charts below. Looking for something you haven't found here? Email us at info@peaudeloup.com and we'll do our best to help or even add to this page if necessary.


        Button-Up Sizing Guide

        Fit is incredibly personal - some like their shirts to fit snugly around their body while others prefer to wear them looser. We've provided a number of fit charts below to help you find your fit. Note that there are some variations in the way different fabrics will hang on your body, and some shirts will fit more snugly than others. We recommend always sizing up in flannel.

        If you're at the top 1 - 1.5 inches of the bust range, you will likely have to release the box pleat.

        Below are the flatlay measurement charts for our Alpha shirts. We have shown our measurements taken from lying the garment flat and measuring in inches. We recommend grabbing a shirt you own in similar fabric and comparing!

         

        In between sizes? Go for the smaller one - there’s a pleat in the back of every PDL shirt that you can remove with a seam ripper - this will give an extra 1½ inches in the chest to prevent button-gape. 

        Fit Guide by Style

        One of PDL's foundational values is to create classic products. That’s why we have a suite of standard styles that we make in an assortment of fabrics. Once you know your fit in a particular style, you’ll be ready to snap it up when a limited edition upcycled fabric you love pops into our collection!

        We've photographed a variety of styles on a few different bodies so you can get an idea of how our shirts might look on you. If your questions aren't answered here, please get in touch with us for personalized fit advice.

        Size 4

        Size 8

        Size 16

        BUTTON DOWN

        The PDL classic Alpha fit. A box pleat half-sewn down in the back for easy size adjustments, a collar that buttons down at the lapels, and our signature inside pocket. Available in a wide variety of fabrics, from flannel to Oxford to poplin and more, in short sleeve or long sleeve. > learn more about the box pleat and how it lets you customize your fit here.

        BUTTON UP
        A more formal take on our classic shirt, the button up features no lapel buttons and a stiffer collar that holds its shape. Typically made of stiffer, more premium fabrics, this is your go-to shirt for a formal event. It has an ever-so-slightly slimmer and shorter form (about 1cm shorter in the sleeve and torso) than our typical Alpha fit, with the same shoulder width.

        COLLARLESS
        Fashion-forward and unique, the collarless shirt features a modified, relaxed Alpha fit with no pocket and an open box pleat – making it less fitted in the body. You can sew the box pleat down yourself if you want a snugger fit.

        CAR COAT & WALKING JACKET
        Our terms for an unlined light shirt-jacket perfect for wearing while you walk. Our jackets are made out of heavier fabrics, from cotton flannel to wool to corduroy, and feature our signature embroidered pocket on the outside of the left breast. The car coat has outside patch pockets while the walking jacket has slit pockets for your hands.

        FLANNEL
        Our flannels come in almost all our collar and body styles, but they’re special in that they tend to fit snugly – especially since we tend to wear them over a tee shirt – and they’re more likely to shrink in the wash. Therefore, we recommend you always size up in flannel.

        ABOUT THE MODELS

        Our size 4 model is 5'9", with a 34" bust, 25" waist, and 32" hips.

        Our size 8 model is 5'9", with a 36.5" bust, 30.5" waist, and 42" hips.

        Our size 16 model is 5'10".

        Customizing Your Shirt with the Box Pleat

        The box pleat at the back of PDL shirts allows for a bit of flexibility in sizing. Note: collarless shirts do not have their pleat sewn down by default.

        Removing the Pleat for More Space in the Bust

        If your shirt fits in the shoulders and arms but is a little snug through the bust, you can remove the pleat to gain an extra inch and a half in that area. Kindly note that shirts with the pleat removed are no longer eligible for exchange or refund.

        To remove the pleat, you will need a seam ripper. This little tool comes with most sewing machines and sewing kits. Watch the video below to see how it's done:

        Extending the Pleat to Take Your Shirt In at the Hips

        If the shirt is too roomy around the hips, you can also extend the pleat to take the shirt in by 1 - 1.5inches from the waist down. This is a pretty simple sewing job if you have the skills. You'll need a sewing machine and an iron. Kindly note that all modified shirts are ineligible for return/exchange.

        Watch the video below to see how it's done:

        Founder's Suit Sizing Guide 



         

        Chino Sizing Guide

        This size chart applies to our newest chinos!  We took all of your feedback from the making of our founders trouser and made all the right changes!  Let us know what you think!

        Underwear Sizing