SIX STORIES VOL. 5: CHAPTER 5 – THE FUTURE OF FUNCTIONALITY Brand Focus: HENRY POOLE

    The very best in British bespoke-tailoring is married with the modernity of GORE-TEX product technologies, to create the Henry Poole Travel Trench.

    Saville row tailor Henry Poole works with the GORE-TEX brand to create the Travel Trench, featuring GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® technology.

    GORE-TEX BRAND MEETS SAVILLE ROW

    200 years of tailoring excellence meet more than six decades of pioneering technology development, to create the Henry Poole Travel Trench with GORE-TEX product technologies. The Travel Trench marks the first time that Henry Poole has worked with a technical fabric from the GORE-TEX brand. The new coat represents a modern take on a classic style, from the foundational tailoring establishment of Savile Row.

    HENRY POOLE TRAVEL TRENCH

    Taking inspiration from historic garments such as carriage and motor liveries, frock, morning and dress coats, Henry Poole’s Travel Trench utilizes GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® technology, adding water resistance and breathability to a garment which is built to keep out inclement weather.

    HIDDEN DETAILS Zipped pockets on the forearm are intended for handheld items, such as office security fobs or metro cards. For ease of use, simply tap your arm on the security interface.

    The properties that GORE-TEX technologies provide – they’re the best on the market and the best brand partner to work with if we really want to push ourselves.

    Alex Cooke

    Managing Director and Cutter at Henry Poole

    Henry Poole lets us inside their cutting room on Saville Row, for further insights into how the Henry Poole Travel Trench with GORE-TEX product technologies came to be.

    Simon Cundey

    Managing Director at Henry Poole

    DETACHABLE STORM TAB

    As an additional protective measure against inclement weather, the detachable storm tab can be kept in the breast pocket, but according to Henry Poole, “the coat looks at its best with the collar up and the storm tab fastened.”

    ESTABLISHED 1806

    The ceremony of an in-person Henry Poole fitting has remained relatively unchanged for hundreds of years. Following fitting sessions, the individual Travel Trench will then be produced using GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® to exacting standards.

    ABOUT HENRY POOLE

    Henry Poole & Co is a bespoke tailor located on the prestigious Savile Row in London. The company is widely regarded for creating the first modern-style dinner jacket, based on specifications that the Prince of Wales gave the company in the 1880s. Later on, Henry Poole created bespoke garments for the likes of Winston Churchill and Napoleon III.

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