A pea coat is an outer coat, generally of navy colored heavy wool, originally worn by sailors of European and later American navies. Pea coats are characterized by broad lapels, double breasted fronts, often large wooden or metal buttons, and vertical or slash pockets. Two columns of buttons can be found on the front of the pea coat, generally a pea coat has either an 8 button fronts or 10 button fronts. Today the style is considered a classic, and pea coats are now worn by all manner of individuals, not just sailors. When worn by women, it is often referred to as a Jackie O Jacket. The coat promises warmth the second you slip your arms through. The pea coat that we provide might not be an authentic pea coat from the 18th century, but it possess the ability to keep you warm while preserving the original style. One of the pea coat’s great advantages is its flexibility. Pea coat’s are easily worn as a casual piece in most environments, the pea jacket can also work wonders in the realms of the smart casual, being of both officious construction and rugged durability.