Lafayette 148 New York Structured Wool Jersey Jacket in Black

Lafayette 148 New York
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"Lafayette 148 presents Fall 2023, 'In the Library of Women', a collection inspired by the architecture of Brooklyn public library's central branch & the rich archive of stories by female literary icons housed within."

"Using fabrics from organza silk & bouclé woolen yarns, Creative Director Emily Smith & her design atelier have created relaxed garments that emulate the library’s sculptural spaces & light-filled autumnal palette. The books themselves are captured in bookbinding stitches, rich patinas evocative of vintage editions & silhouettes mirroring the movements of their pages. The resulting collection updates & feminizes classic Ivy League sartorial codes, while celebrating the lives of iconic American women authors—from Louisa May Alcott to Joan Didion—and reinterpreting the traditional writer’s uniform for today." - Lafayette 148 New York

The House's iconic tailored Chore jacket is masterfully crafted from structured Italian wool jersey with contouring princess seams, following the architectural curvature of Brooklyn Public Library's sweeping grand lobby. Sartorial by design, it's finished with a polished shirt collar, enamel snap buttons and its signature three patch pockets.

Style: MJCR4R-J943-BLK

Color: Black


  • Lafayette 148 New York Structured Wool Jersey Jacket in Black

  • Long sleeves

  • Shirt collar

  • Snap closure; Enamel metal-framed buttons

  • Patch pockets

  • Princess seams

  • Fitted silhouette

  • Waist darts

  • Topstitch detail

  • Hip length

  • 71% Wool, 29% Polyamide

  • Made in Italy

Sold Exclusively on the Monterey Peninsula at Augustina Leathers in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California -- Established in 1987 | Authorized Dealer

History of Lafayette 148 New York:

Led by women, for women, Lafayette 148 New York began in 1996, with the belief that women deserve beautiful clothing for their wardrobes, lives and needs. Named after the address in SoHo where they're founded, this global lifestyle brand brings designs as unique as the women who wear them. Inspired by the city and spirit around them, Lafayette 148 New York features uncompromising quality, luxurious materials, flawless construction and a modern, New York sensibility in their collections. Believing that women deserve nothing less, Lafayette 148 New York is on a constant quest to discover what’s next in design.

71% Wool, 29% Polyamide
Design Features:
Long sleeves, Shirt collar, Snap closure; Enamel metal-framed buttons, Patch pockets, Princess seams, Fitted silhouette, Waist darts, Topstitch detail, Hip length
Made in Italy