The Cold-Weather Icon’s Most, Er, Iconic Moments
Sturdy and reliable, the peacoat is the workhorse of your winter outerwear arsenal. In its honor, let the men who wore it demonstrate some of the greatest moments in the history of that nautically inspired jacket.
In Three Days of the Condor, Robert Redford pops his collar and tries to stylishly survive.
Revving his Triumph, Bob Dylan demonstrates how even folksy guys have swagger in a peacoat.
Steve McQueen uses his peacoat for its original seafaring purposes in The Sand Pebbles.
As the title role in Serpico, Al Pacino tries to stay undercover despite his handsome coat’s best efforts to stand out.
Serge Gainsbourg enjoys long days out at the docks in his favorite worn-in peacoat.
As a naval officer in The Last Detail, Jack Nicholson can’t help but grin when he thinks of his outerwear.
Peacoats are also a photographer’s best friend, as demonstrated here on the always-cool James Dean.
Joaquin Phoenix enjoys wearing his peacoat and pondering eternity, like during this moment in The Master.
Some say peacoats have psychic abilities, but Walken in The Dead Zone is just not so sure.