Brown's Beach

Brown's Beach 4-Pocket Vest


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Original Brown's Beach cloth waistcoat. A super warm not too heavy vest made from wool  and cotton. This is a typical reproduction of the classic waistcoat.

  • Four pockets
  • Press button closure
  • High neck
  • 70% wool 30% cotton
  • Made in Japan
Brown’s Beach Jacket Company was founded by an American named William Brown in 1901. The story goes that the signature 2-ply wool/cotton blend fabric was created in the 19th century by one Mr. Beach, though it was Mr. Brown who – through much hard work and business savvy – managed to make Beach cloth a household name in the USA. Mr. Brown initially focused on producing sturdy jackets out of Beach cloth, which he successfully marketed to outdoors-men and workers, later on also producing vests and other garments. Brown’s Beach products were immensely popular and enjoyed thirty-odd years of success and renown – the famed Beach cloth, a woven blend of 73% wool & 27% cotton, offered fantastic protection from the elements and was noted for its performance and durability in inclement weather.