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Why Buy Hackett Coats?

The fashion house Hackett is perhaps not as widely known as other designer names, like Dolce and Gabbana, Prada or Gucci, but it is definitely in the same class. Not widely imitated, the Hackett brand has retained its exclusivity and appeal to those of truly understated wealth. With the opening of its latest store prominent on Regent Street and with its clothing frequently seen being worn by Prince William this is a designer name that is one to invest in. A relatively new fashion house in the scheme of things, founded in 1979 in Portobello the brand initially traded in second-hand clothing before beginning to design and create their own pieces. Now they are perhaps best known for their designer coats, tailored suits and jackets. It is perhaps the label’s designer coats that best exemplify the quality and craftsmanship of their work: from their Aston Martin racing jackets and padded gilets that typify the British sporting connection with the brand, to the paddock and Houndstooth jackets that are so reminiscent of the upper class British …