What are Driza-Bone coats made out of?
Our traditional Oilskin coats and jackets are made from sturdy 100% cotton that is coated with our uniquely formulated oil and wax finish to give the Oilskin its distinctive weatherproof and breathable character.
What is a Driza-Bone coat?
Driza-Bone, originating from the phrase “dry as a bone”, is a trade name for the company making full-length waterproof riding coats and apparel. Not traditionally considered desk-wear, the coats were developed to protect horse riders from the rain and feature straps that hold the coat to the rider’s leg.
Can you wash an oilskin coat?
Hand wash in luke warm water using our Oilskin/Wool Detergent or a pure soap. Do not soak your coat. Rinse off as much of the soap as you can and hang it out to dry using a strong coat hanger. Keep out of direct sunlight.
What happens if you wash oilskin?
Don’t machine wash, tumble dry or dry-clean your oilskin garment or use detergent soap, solvents or bleach, all of which can damage or remove the coating.
How do you soften a Driza Bone?
The only way to soften them I have found is to wear them. The only time they will get truly subtle is about 5 minutes before you discover they aren’t waterproof any more ;-). They will soften up, you just have to wear about 1/2 the dressing off the fabric.
Is the Driza-Bone long coat detachable hood?
A Detachable Hood, sold separately, fits both the Classic Long Coat andDrover Coat. It is the materials, make-up, and detailing that sets Driza-Bone apart as the premier quality Australian riding coat, with a practical design developed on the basis of Driza-Bone’s long experience.
What kind of fabric is Driza Bone riding coat made out of?
For strength, the fabric is woven from long-staple Egyptian cotton. Because it is a dense fabric, without the heavy wax fillers of a loose fabric, this material does not become excessively stiff in cold weather. Seams are critical in rain garments.
Who is Driza Bone and what does he do?
Driza-Bone is an Australian icon in riding coats, much as Akubra is in hats, recognized not only in Australia but also throughout the world for quality, practicality and the Australian flair.
When did FAQ’s reproofing welcome start Driza Bone?
FAQ’s Reproofing Welcome Founded in 1898, Driza Bone is a brand that has seen history being made.