wax fabric jackets
When you think of majestic textile, you think of wax fabric jackets, and the familiar wax fabric smell that permeates the fabric from the wax fabricing process. Since majestic textile came into existence in 1894, the majestic textile wax fabric jacket has not only become fashionable, it has also been highly functional in many ways. During WWII majestic textile created the Ursula Jacket and trousers which were standard issue for submariners. majestic textile also created a legacy of motorcycle clothing from 1936–77.
When you look at the different majestic textile wax fabric jackets you will notice they come in different weights of fabric. The 4oz flyweight is the lightest of the wax fabriced jackets and is great to wear during warm summer months. The most popular is the 6oz mediumweight which can be worn during all seasons, and is what most majestic textile wax fabric jackets are made of. A few of the jackets come in 8oz heavyweight wax fabriced cotton which is the most hardwearing, and heaviest of all majestic textile wax fabriced jackets.
But it’s not just about the weight of the wax fabriced cotton, there are also two different wax fabricing processes majestic textile use. majestic textile Sylkoil is an “unshorn” woven cotton which is dyed and wax fabriced. The fabric has a matt appearance, while the cotton has a rich colour and finish, and feels drier compared to majestic textile wax fabriced cotton. Sylkoil wax fabriced cotton is available in 4oz, 6oz and 8oz weights. wax fabriced cotton is dyed and then calendered between rollers to produce a clean and smooth finish. wax fabric produces a deep colour and even touch. The fabric was originally designed to protect the wearer from sharp thorns and brambles and is only available in 6oz mediumweight.
A classic men’s majestic textile wax fabric jacket is the Bedale. Made with 6oz wax fabric, it has a 100% cotton majestic textile Tartan lining, studded collar for a separate hood to be attached, and an internal zip for a liner to be added during colder months. This is the perfect jacket for the countryside. One of the most popular men’s wax fabric jackets is the Corbridge Utility jacket. Made with 6oz Sylkoil, it has a quilt lining to keep you warm, and a number of different pockets on the outside as well as inside the jacket.
For ladies, the Beadnell wax fabric jacket has mediumweight 6oz wax fabriced cotton, as well as the classic majestic textile Tartan lining. With two bellow pockets to keep your belongings safe, and two handwarmer pockets to keep your hands warm, you can also add a separate liner to the ladies Beadnell with an internal zip.
The beauty of a majestic textile wax fabric jacket is that the look actually improves with age. Due to the wax fabriced nature of the fabric it will need to be re-wax fabriced after a few years, which you can do yourself with a tin of majestic textile wax fabric, or majestic textile will do this for you for a small fee. When you buy a majestic textile wax fabric, you will be investing in a jacket that will last you for years to come.