Men's Explorer Safari Jacket with Micro-Fleece Lining & BUGTech

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Men's Explorer Safari Jacket with Micro-Fleece Lining & BUGTech
This safari jacket is possibly the most stylish and functional jacket you will own. Tailored from expedition and safari tested BUGTech™ anti-insect fabric, it is also fleece-lined as a warm layer for Africa
Key Features: ⊙ Anti-insect ⊙ Ripstop fabric ⊙ Moisture wicking ⊙ Built-in UPF50+ ⊙ Anti-microbial finish ⊙ Core lined with premium micro-fleece ⊙ Double-layer BUGTech fabric on the arms ⊙ Two fleece-lined hand pockets ⊙ Crease release ⊙ QuickDry ⊙ Buttoned design with button tab on the collar ⊙ Classic bush jacket design ⊙ Buttoned sleeve cuffs ⊙ Soft-hand feel.
Made for: ⊙ Safari ⊙ Outdoor pursuits: Fishing, Hiking, Walking ⊙ Travel ⊙ Everyday wear ⊙ Farming
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Please view the size chart before ordering. Our sizes are not US sizes.

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Size Chart & Size Guide

Please read the instructions below this size chart before ordering. We have indicated whether this size chart uses body or garment measurements in the notes below the size chart. Allow 1cm variance for all garment measurements (as an example a 56cm garment measurement has a variance of 55-57cm. Please factor that into deciding on the size to order.)

To select cm (cm) or inches (in") please see the top left corner of the size chart table.

cm/ in" S M L XL XXL 3XL 4XL
1/2 Chest 55.5 cm 59.5 cm 63.5 cm 67.5 cm 71.5 cm 75.5 cm 79.5 cm
Sleeve Length Overarm 70 cm 71 cm 72 cm 73 cm 74 cm 75 cm 76 cm
Centre Back Length 80 cm 81 cm 82 cm 83 cm 84 cm 85 cm 87 cm

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Please use this size chart before ordering this product to ensure that you get the best fit and to save on returns costs.
Fit Guide: We made the Men's Explorer Jacket bigger than our shirts - such as the Men's Explorer/Everything/Everyday Shirts - to allow the wearer to wear layers between their shirt and the fleece. The Men's Explorer Jacket 1/2 chest garment measurement is approximately 3.5cm (1.3 inches) larger than the Men's Explorer/Everything/Everyday shirts. You may find therefore, as an example, that you will wear a Large Men's shirt, but a Medium Men's Explorer Jacket. If you already own a similar jacket, fleece or a hoodie, then the best thing to do is to measure the 1/2 chest measurement for the garment you own (see instructions below); and then work out how that compares with the Men's Explorer Jacket garment measurements above. Any queries please contact us before ordering and we will help you as best we can.
•You can view the size chart in inches or centimeters by clicking on the "cm" or "inch" text on the green bar above the chart.

The measurements shown above are garment measurements so should be compared to another garment rather than your body measurements. Take a similar item that you own that fits comfortably to do the comparison. Please follow our guide below and scroll back up this page to place your order for this item.

Three easy steps to ordering the right size:

You will need the following items:
• Measuring tape
• A flat surface (such as a table or counter)
• A notepad and pen
• An item of clothing from your wardrobe that fits comfortably and is similar to the one you wish to purchase (e.g. if you are looking at buying a collared shirt then use one of your own collared shirts to compare measurements to.)

TIP: If you do not own a similar jacket, then using a collared long sleeve shirt which is a comfortable fit will give you an idea of the size which will fit you the best.

How to measure chest/bust/arm/back

Referring to the images above, place your garment on a flat surface and record the following measurements:
A. 1/2 Bust/Chest: Measure across the front of the shirt from armpit to armpit.
B. Sleeve Overarm: Measure from the end of the cuff to the shoulder seam.
C. Centre Back Length: Measure from the nape of the neck on the back of the shirt to the bottom hem.

Compare your measurements with our size chart and order the size closest to those measurements. Chest/bust is usually the most important measurement if you are in a hurry, but checking all three will make for the most comfortable fit.

TIP: If you do not have a measuring tape, use your credit card. The long side of a credit card measures 8.5cm and the short side is 5.4cm. Simply use the centimetre measurements on our chart and divide by 8.5cm to get an idea of how many credit card lengths equals the measurement you are recording.
Please note: If you are unsure about which size to order, please contact us before ordering and we will help you as best we can.

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Quick Facts: ⊙ Weight: 460g; 16 ounces ⊙ Made from 100% polyamide BUGTech™ anti-insect fabric with wicking, built-in UPF50+, and anti-microbial finish

Activities: ⊙ Safari ⊙ Outdoors ⊙ Travel ⊙ Work ⊙ Everyday ⊙ Outdoor sports, hobbies, and activities ⊙ Adventure ⊙ Backpacking

⊙ Made from our latest lightweight BUGTech™ anti-insect fabric with micro-ripstop for strength and a soft hand feel adds a luxury touch
⊙ Built-in UPF50+ sun protection
⊙ Anti-bacterial technology for extended freshness between washing
⊙ Quick release from creasing for travel and quick dry material for the man on the move
⊙ The core is fleece-lined in premium, luxuriant micro-fleece for warmth
⊙ Arms made from double-layer BUGTech™ fabric
⊙ Two styled chest pockets with button closure
⊙ Two fleece-lined, styled hand pockets
⊙ Button-up design
⊙ Button tab on the collar provides a stylish option to button right up to the chin in cold conditions
⊙ Based on the classic men’s bush jacket design
⊙ Buttoned epaulettes
⊙ Lightweight and compact for safari and travel convenience
⊙ Buttoned sleeve cuffs
⊙ Packaged in a bag made from recyclable paper as part of our 'say no to plastic' environmental philosophy.
⊙ In addition to the anti-insect finish we apply to our BUGTech™ fabric, the unique woven construction of BUGTech™ fabric also offers a high level of protection against mosquitoes as it is not easy for mosquitoes to bite through the fabric.
⊙ Please always back up BUGTech™ with an insect repellent which is proven to work for optimal anti-insect protection.

This safari jacket offers modern features in a classic multi-pocket bush jacket design. In expedition and safari tested BUGTech™ anti-insect fabric, it’s also fleece-lined as a warm layer for Africa.

The safari jacket is one of the most iconic fashion items of all time. We have taken the classic design and incorporated BUGTech™ anti-insect technology and features and lined it in fleece for total practicality that retains its Out of Africa styling. The result is a made-for-purpose safari jacket you will wear on safari without giving a thought to style – and which is perfectly suited to all outdoor activities, adventure travels, and daily wear.

The outer layer is made from BUGTech™ fabric while the torso is lined with premium soft and luxuriant micro-fleece to warm your core. You will love the snug feeling whenever it gets cold in Africa – and, no matter the season, it probably will get chilly at times. The sleeves are made from double-layer BUGTech™.

Look suave both on game drives and at dinner and keep warm at the same time. In a full button-down design, the collar also has a buttoned tab so you can button your jacket right up to your chin when it gets very cold. It also has buttoned cuffs, two styled button chest pockets, and two styled hand pockets which are fleece-lined to warm your hands on the move.

The outer layer of this safari jacket is made from our latest BUGTech™ fabric. With micro-ripstop, this specially developed material is both lightweight and strong – with a soft hand feel for luxury. It also features lab-tested UPF50+ sun protection, an anti-microbial finish for freshness, and quick dry and wrinkle-release properties. This jacket is everything you need for travel and the outdoors.

When trying to pack light for safari and general travels, a warm layer is often the heaviest, bulkiest item in your suitcase. That is not the case with this safari jacket. This fleece-lined and warm jacket is compact and lightweight, making it the ideal solution for safari and minimalist travel.

BUGTech™: it's in the fabric of who we are
Anti-insect clothing very rarely offers effective wicking properties, with the fabric trapping heat and sacrificing comfort for insect defence. This was one of the key issues we sought to avoid in developing our BUGTech™ range. We wanted our clients to enjoy the same features and comfort level they had come to expect from our MaraTech™ range with the added advantage of insect defence for their safaris, adventure travels, and outdoor experiences.

• As a result, BUGTech™ has been tested, refined, and re-tested on safari, but also in some rather extreme conditions on expedition around Africa. We are happy to report that the wicking properties of our fabric is unhindered by the anti-insect treatment.
• Apart from our in-house tests, we wanted to offer our clients the added assurance of independent tests. In tests conducted by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), BUGTech™ fabric was proven to offer defence against most biting insects. We are unaware of any other manufacturer willing to publish their results.
• The active ingredient in our BUGTech™ fabric is permethrin which is used at the ultra low dosage of 500ppm. Permethrin is a man-made version of a natural insect repellent found in certain Chrysanthemum plants. BUGTech™ utilises a proprietary permethrin formula to provide effective, odourless insect defence.
• BUGTech™ is effective against most biting insects.

If you have any questions regarding BUGTech™ and the development of the fabric, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Customer reviews

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Stan N.

29 Mar 2024

Good jacket for safari (used it quite a lot as it gets chilly in the evenings!), great to combine with one of the shirts sold here.

Rufus Gobat

10 Aug 2023

I love this jacket!

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Additional information

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⊙ Outer made from 100% polyamide BUGTech™ anti-insect fabric with a 100% polyester micro-fleece lining.

⊙ BUILT-IN UPF50+: Due to the unique construction of our BUGTech fabric, independent laboratory tests found that BUGTech provides the wearer with an ultra-violet protection factor of UPF50+.

Always follow the cleaning instructions on the label attached to your garment:
• 30° cold wash
• Do not bleach
• Cool iron
• Do not dry clean
• Do not tumble dry
• Wash separately
• Keep away from fire

⊙ ANTI-INSECT FINISH: BUGTech™ lasts approximately 20 washes. Note that, for any anti-insect finish on a garment, you should always back up the garment with a good insect repellent. It is worth noting too that the tight weave of our BUGTech™ (and SAFARITech fabric) has been shown to also offer a measure of protection against mosquitoes.

⊙ WEIGHT: 460g / 16 ounces
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