A guide to Hoggs of Fife’s country jackets & coats
Hoggs of Fife are a much-loved, family-run business, operating from Strathmiglo in Fife since 1888. Over the years they have developed a wide variety of different types of technical high-performance jackets, designed for people who are passionate about life in the countryside; from shepherds, gamekeepers, and sports-men & -women to casual dog walkers, there is something for everyone who enjoys the Great Outdoors – no matter what the weather might bring.
Hoggs’ shooting and field sports jackets
Tweed shooting jackets
Hoggs of Fife are well known for their high-quality tweed shooting jackets which are traditional versatile and good value for money. A Scottish company themselves, Hoggs of Fife are very proud of their Scottish heritage and tweed is an important part of their history.
Tweed jackets are warm, hardwearing and, due to their original role as an early form of camouflage, allow you to blend into your natural surroundings. Hoggs have a variety of different tweeds with blends of lambswool and man-made fibres, for a hard-wearing warm coat.
Tweeds of old had something of a reputation for becoming heavy when wet, but modern tweed jackets include a water-repellent outer coating and a clever internal membrane that prevents any rain from being absorbed into the material. This keeps you warm, dry & comfortable even in the most severe weathers.
Technical shooting jackets
Hoggs also have a wide range of lightweight, technical jackets for men & women, designed using the latest innovative waterproof fabrics and construction techniques. Different collections are available to suit to every use & activity, from specialist hunting and shooting jackets to versatile all-rounder outdoor jackets.
Modern technical materials that are particularly lightweight & packable makes them very suited to layering-up. As the temperature drops or as activity becomes more intense, you can simply add or remove & store layers to regulate your temperature while staying dry and protected throughout.
The introduction of waterproof zips, stretch fabrics and breathable waterproof technology ensure you can stay out longer and get more out of your day.
No matter the material you choose, Hoggs of Fife’s shooting jackets are are designed for total convenience, with large bellow front pockets (complete with retainer straps to keep them open when shooting or dog handling), storm cuffs and cosy handwarmer pockets.
Hoggs’ country & lifestyle jackets
Quilted and padded jackets
Lightweight packable insulation allows the Hoggs of Fife Jackets to retain warmth even when wet without unnecessary bulk. There is a good range of quilted and padded jackets which are easy to pull on when the temperature drops and make a great mid layer in the colder weather under your outer shell in the winter months.
Hoggs of Fife also produce a high-quality soft leather shooting jacket which looks great worn in both in rural and urban environments. This beautifully made men’s leather jacket is lined with a striking checked cotton lining which is soft and warm to wear with great functionality comfortable and timeless.
Professional performance work wear
There is a good choice of designed for people who work outdoors all year round and need flexibility and technical clothing that works allowing them to move freely and stay protected. From traditional tough waxed cotton jackets and lightweight technical softshells to warm, waterproof fleeces which are a great, less restrictive alternative to wearing a coat. These can all be worn alongside the Hoggs of Fife performance work wear and footwear.
If you would like more information about Hoggs of Fife jackets and coats, please do not hesitate to contact our team for more advice and information.