Jackets exist since 19th century. Firstly they were seamen’s clothes in Great Britain and in the USA. Gradually, these coats became a part of wardrobe of the civils. Customers like them for their versatility and comfort. Besides, many people like their original look: jackets are double-breasted and have buttons with engraved anchors. Today these clothes are produced by many companies but we recommend production of British brands, which preserve high quality and English production: Gloverall and Original Montgomery.
Majority of men can wear a jacket as a versatile coat. It cannot be called formal and it doesn’t match to some suits. However, this jacket looks well with typical modern casual clothes. It can be worn with jeans, chinos, pants of woolen flannel. If you choose to combine the pea coat with a jacket or a suit, check, if the jacket under the pea coat. Avoid models of thin fabrics and typically summer fabrics like 100% linen.