Lafont

Since 1844 LAFONT has been an integral part of French workwear, providing clothing for métiers as varied as carpentery, stonemasonry and car mechanics.  The brand specializes in the provision of safe and durable, yet comfortable and stylish workwear, to companies and craftsmen across a wide range of industries.

Dedicated quality control teams carry out numerous controls at every key stage of the manufacturing process, from the design stage (pattern making) to tailoring of the finished product.

Lafont retains the undisputed paternity of the authentic working blue.

Hijacked early on by aristocrats who wore LAFONT’s overalls while pruning their rosebushes, or hip New York freaks from the 70s, or Sophie Marceau in "La Boum", or Coluche onstage, Lafont is the happy owner of timeless cuts patterns. "

LAFONT

Spread collar - Visible button closing - Flat-felled seams on sleeves - Cuffs with button closing - 1 interfaced breast pocket - 1 inside pocket - 2 lower pockets - Double stitched seams throughout.

LAFONT

Care instructions: Corduroy 100% cotton 440g.

Tartan lining, 60% acrylic, 20% wool, 20% polyester.

Assembly twin needles.

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COMPANION WORK VEST

198,00 €

This carpenter jacket is made of corduroy, in its original design.

Gender: man.

Material: corduroy 100% cotton 440g.

Colour: black.

Refer to the size guide

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Worship side

This Companion work coat is hard-wearing and warm. Available in deep black, the colour associated with the guild of carpenters. The thick corduroy and straight cut of this outdoor garment have since become favorites of those working outdoors such as farmers, architects on building sites and rock climbers (Rock of Solutre or other…).

We often forget that in 1896 Adolphe Lafont invented and popularized colour-coding for different professions: black for carpenters and roofers, brown for joiners and beige for stonemasons…

 

 

Since the 19th century, this garment follows artisans, then factory workers with its perfectly adapted style and shape, practical and professional. Also comfortable, tough and easy to wash. It has now become a classic of the masculine wardrobe and when faded, is worn proudly as a testament to the craft. It can also be used as a pea coat.