Buyer’s Guide to Belstaff Jackets

Buyer’s Guide to Belstaff Jackets

Written by: Jemima Glentworth

Since 1924, British brand Belstaff has been creating high-performance wax jackets and outerwear designed to provide excellent protection for motorcyclists, explorers, aviators, and any individual who has a taste for adventure. Over the decades, Belstaff has become a symbol of British culture and design, becoming a go-to heritage lifestyle brand for discerning dressers across the globe.

Best known for their highly technical wax jackets, biker leather jackets and outerwear, it can be difficult to know which Belstaff jacket to invest in. Explore our expert Belstaff jacket buying guide below to discover the most popular jacket styles from the brand to decide which jacket is right for you.


 

Belstaff Trialmaster Wax Jacket

One of Belstaff‘s most iconic jacket designs, the Trialmaster jacket was originally designed to combat the tempestuous weather conditions of the 1948 Scottish Six Days Trial. Built to withstand life in the fast lane, the Belstaff Trialmaster jacket was also a personal favourite of “The King of Cool”, Steve McQueen.

Built from 6oz wax cotton, with a stand collar and storm flap fastening, the Trialmaster provides outstanding wet weather protection. The signature Belstaff check cotton twill lining and breathable underarm ventilation also provide increased comfort. Boasting iconic original features such as the pin buckle throat strap, legacy slanted map pocket, adjustable belted waist, and reinforced shoulder & elbow patches, it is no surprise why the Trialmaster jacket has remained primarily unchanged since its’ debut over seventy years ago. The Belstaff Trialmaster jacket comes available in both men’s and women’s fits.

  • Mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton outer, coated with a unique blend of micro and technical waxes from British Millerain mill.
  • Water and wind repellent
  • Signature Belstaff check cotton twill interior lining
  • Protective stand-up collar with throat strap
  • Four-pocket design with legacy slanted map pocket
  • Adjustable pin-buckle waist belt
  • Brushed corduroy trims
  • Antique brass branded metal hardware
  • Fit: True to size

 

Belstaff Fieldmaster Wax Jacket

Designed for no-nonsense practicality, the Belstaff Fieldmaster Wax Jacket will provide you with everything you could want in an outdoor jacket. Taking design influences from military uniforms, the Belstaff Fieldmaster jacket is known for its efficiency against the weather and features four stormproof pockets for all your daily essentials. In comparison to the Trialmaster, the Fieldmaster offers a slightly more relaxed silhouette as it does not have a belt to cinch in the waist. Belstaff has made sure to include its distinctive pin buckle throat strap, corduroy trims, and trademark antiqued brass hardware for a timeless jacket you will appreciate for years to come. 

  • Mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton outer, coated with a unique blend of micro and technical waxes from British Millerain mill.
  • Water and wind repellent
  • Signature Belstaff check cotton twill interior lining
  • Four-pocket design with legacy slanted map pocket
  • Brushed corduroy trims
  • Protective stand-up collar with throat strap
  • Zip fastening with press-stud storm flap
  • Antique brass branded metal hardware
  • Fit: True to size

 

Belstaff Racemaster Wax Jacket

Straight from the Belstaff archives, the Belstaff Racemaster Jacket was first released in 1981, providing the modern man with a contemporary update to the original Belstaff Trialmaster jacket. Although just as weather-resistant as its iconic predecessor, the Belstaff Racemaster was cut to a shorter length to reduce the weight and increase freedom of movement. Distinctive original features such as the buckled throat strap, concealed zip fastening and corduroy trims preserve the classic characteristics that people expect from Belstaff however, the Racemaster sees the two lower bellows pockets replaced with two zipped pockets and adjustable buckles to the hem.

  • Mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton outer, coated with a unique blend of micro and technical waxes from British Millerain mill.
  • Water and wind repellent
  • Signature Belstaff check cotton twill interior lining
  • Protective stand-up collar with throat strap
  • Two chest pockets and two lower zipped pockets
  • Shorter length with adjustable buckles at hem
  • Brushed corduroy trims
  • Zip fastening with press-stud storm flap
  • Antique brass branded metal hardware
  • Fit: Slim fit

 

Belstaff Kelland Wax Jacket

A tribute to the rebellious and daring café racer subculture of the 1950s, the Belstaff Kelland Jacket provides a clean-cut and minimalist finish. Expertly crafted from 6oz waxed cotton with reinforced panels to the shoulders and elbows, the Kelland jacket is not just weather-resistant but can withstand the wear and tear that comes with an adventurous lifestyle. The short tab collar and exposed zip with a roller bar puller are the signatures of the café racer vintage style, providing you with the perfect balance of contemporary craftsmanship and retro nostalgia.

  • Mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton outer, coated with a unique blend of micro and technical waxes from British Millerain mill.
  • Water and wind repellent
  • Signature Belstaff check cotton twill interior lining
  • Reinforced panels at elbows and shoulders
  • Rear kidney guard panelling
  • Short tab collar with press stud fastening
  • Two press stud side pockets
  • Brushed corduroy trims
  • Exposed zip fastening
  • Antique brass branded metal hardware
  • Fit: Slim fit

 

Belstaff Adeline Wax Jacket

Sleek, chic, and distinctively Belstaff, the Adeline jacket is perfect for the sophisticated woman who demands equal amounts of style and practicality from her outdoor attire. The Adeline jacket combines weather-resistant 6 oz wax cotton with the signature Belstaff biker aesthetic, creating a wax jacket that appreciates the feminine silhouette. The minimalist design features a high collar, concealed fastenings, two front flap pockets and adjustable buckles to the waist that help to flatter and tailor the fit.

  • Mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton outer, coated with a unique blend of micro and technical waxes from British Millerain mill.
  • Water and wind repellent
  • Signature Belstaff check cotton twill interior lining
  • Two front pockets with press stud fastenings
  • Adjustable buckles to the waist
  • High collar with press stud closure
  • Zip fastening with press stud overlay
  • Fit: Slim fit

 

Belstaff Dunstall Wax Jacket

The Belstaff Dunstall Jacket is ideal for creating that effortlessly cool and casual look that the brand is famed for. Inspired by classic workwear garments, the Dunstall jacket is a sublime blend of vintage overshirts and Belstaff’s classic motorcycle jackets. Constructed from weather-resistant 6 oz waxed cotton, the fabric offers excellent protection from wind and rain, whilst the two bellowed storm-proof chest pockets add another layer of practicality. Although giving the illusion of nonchalant design, its antique brass hardware, corduroy trims, and metal ID nameplate provide the jacket with a touch of luxury, resulting in the Belstaff Dunstall Jacket being the ultimate in casual yet refined clothing.

  • Mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton outer, coated with a unique blend of micro and technical waxes from British Millerain mill.
  • Water and wind repellent
  • Signature Belstaff check cotton twill interior lining
  • Two stormproof patch pockets and two side slip pockets
  • Pointed collar
  • Exposed zip fastening
  • Brushed corduroy trims
  • Antique brass branded metal hardware
  • Fit: Slim fit

Belstaff Gangster Wax Jacket

A favourite of the Women’s Belstaff collection since 1969, the Gangster Jacket exudes classic motorcycle style. Designed to protect from the elements, the 6oz wax cotton provides excellent water and wind repellency, whilst the boxy, tailored fit help to enhance the figure, creating the perfect balance of masculine and feminine style. The corduroy-lined collar is a staple of classic wax jackets but can be turned up and fastened with a throat latch in true biker style. The classic moto design continues throughout the Gangster jacket with authentic shoulder stitching, reinforced elbow patches and ribbed side panels, providing you with the ultimate racer aesthetic.

  • Mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton outer, coated with a unique blend of micro and technical waxes from British Millerain mill.
  • Water and wind repellent
  • Signature Belstaff check cotton twill interior lining
  • Two chest pockets and two lower zipped pockets
  • Elasticated ribbed sides
  • Zip fastening with press-stud storm flap
  • High neck collar with throat latch
  • Brushed corduroy trims
  • Antique brass branded metal hardware
  • Fit: Slim fit

 

Belstaff Scouter Wax Jacket

Racing into the modern-day style is the effortlessly cool Belstaff Scouter Jacket. Crafted from weather-resistant 6oz waxed cotton, constructed into a Harrington bomber, Belstaff has provided a contemporary silhouette to suit the fashion tastes of today. The Scouter jacket provides a sublime combination of the new and old, with signature moto details such as a buckled throat strap, brushed corduroy trims, and large patch pockets.

  • Mediumweight 6oz waxed cotton outer, coated with a unique blend of micro and technical waxes from British Millerain mill.
  • Water and wind repellent
  • Signature Belstaff check cotton twill interior lining
  • Stand collar with buckled throat latch
  • Ribbed hem and cuffs
  • Reinforced elbow patches
  • Two large stormproof pockets with side entry
  • Two-way zip fastening
  • Fit: True to size
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