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MotivMfg French Rapide Jacket - Chocolate Overdyed B.Moss Moleskin
MotivMfg French Rapide Jacket - Chocolate Overdyed B.Moss Moleskin


French Rapide Jacket - Chocolate Overdyed B.Moss Moleskin


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The French Rapide Jacket by MotivMfg x Division Road is designed as a meeting point between mid-century European commute garments and tailored outerwear pieces made for the future. This jacket is derived from a vintage cycling style infused with elements of military overshirts, re-created in an anatomically tailored fit. The set-in front and articulated sleeves with a square back yoke and French pleat are borrowed from industrial era workwear and finished with a belt back hem to allow for movement with a design-centric approach in a cut perfectly balanced between vintage and contemporary. This jacket is made in a heavy duty 14 oz. Chocolate Brown Moleskin in 100% ring-spun cotton and garment overdyed in a two-stage process using reactive and low water dyes to produce a fabric that will patina and evolve to the shape of the wearer in a resilient fabrication. From England’s signature corduroy and moleskin mill, Brisbane Moss®, this fabric was originally developed for work-wear applications during the British and French Industrial Revolutions and later was adopted for the production of durable and insulating outdoor and countryside garments. Paying homage to the originals and designed with a finished sophistication, this jacket has a point collar and rolling 5-button front placket with a darted chest aligned with wide welted lower hand pockets and integrated flap front patch chest pockets for large devices to allow for urban functionality and styling versatility. Further, this jacket is packed with superior bespoke and old-world detailing like zigzag back collar stitching, two interior buttoned chest patch pockets, pleated and buttoned cuffs, felled seams, and decorative bartack reinforcements throughout complemented with the hallmark improvements of a cotton/tencel blend herringbone twill half-lined body and custom vintage reproduced and finished genuine horn buttons. MotivMfg has re-established a pattern-to-bespoke garment one-roof workshop in Beijing with the ethos, process, techniques, and materials of Savile Row to produce historically informed garments in styles and production methods lost by the west. We are honored to partner with MotivMfg to offer completely exclusive collaborations for a new and timeless uniform for the Division Road Army.


  • Exclusive to Division Road
  • Modern Fit
  • 14 oz. Brisbane Moss® Moleskin (UK)
  • Garment Reactive Overdyed
  • 100% Cotton
  • Cotton/Tencel Herringbone Twill Half Lined Body
  • Set-in Articulated Sleeves
  • 5-Button Front Placket
  • Point Collar
  • Darted Chest
  • French Back Pleat
  • Flap Front Patch Chest Pockets
  • Wide Welt Hand Pockets
  • Dual Interior Buttoned Chest Pockets
  • Buttoned Cuffs
  • ZigZag Back Collar Stitching
  • Genuine Horn Buttons w/ Vintage Finish
  • Felled Seams
  • Bartack Reinforced
  • MotivMfg x DR Jonny Beijing Brass Pin
  • Handcrafted in Beijing


    Model Measurements: 5'9" | 150 lbs. | 38" Chest | 32" Waist - Wearing Size 48(M)

    MotivMfg runs typical of traditional tailoring, and the French Rapide Jacket is on the small side. We suggest sizing to your measured chest (+10-12"), or the large side of your range in Alpha sizing.

    We recommend consulting our Sizing Guide and using our Virtual Size Chart.

    Please feel free to Contact Us for additional assistance.

    About MotivMfg

    Created in Beijing by Daniel Gu, designer from a three-generation tailoring family, and Samuel Wei, a pioneering heritage retailer, MotivMfg seeks to break down the duality between handmade and machine-made clothing and to create garments stemmed from pre-industrial production methods, which are designed in a way that relates to present day. Based in a Beijing loft of a former factory built in the 1950s, all developments from sketch to garment are done within the MotivMfg studio. Using European tailoring methods... View All MotivMfg Products