Founded in 1976, Paul & Shark is a well-known Italian lifestyle brand first created by the Dini family as a collection of nautical fashion for the coastal life. Throughout the years it has stayed true to that sophisticated, preppy and adventure-ready aesthetic, bringing forth a broad range of men's Paul & Shark jackets, coats, polo shirts, shorts, chinos and more. The men's Paul & Shark jackets collection features everything from easy-care, wrinkle-resistant travel jackets to quilted vests, weatherproof raincoats and even luxurious bombers in blends of silk and cashmere. These timelessly elegant designs strike a flawless balance of functionality and form.
The Paul & Shark Jackets Buying Guide
Founded in 1975 by the Dini family, the story of Paul & Shark began when Paolo Dini, happened to find himself in a small sailmaker's workshop during a trip to Maine, where the sail from an old 18th-century clipper caught his eye. Its inscription read: Paul & Shark. Using this inspiration point, Paul & Shark decidedly focused attention on yachting apparel based on its elegance, performance and spirit of adventure. Continually aiming to seek excellence in the quality of fabrics and manufacture of materials, Paul & Shark’s collection of performance, sports-inspired and smart casual jackets has never failed to appease those who enjoy recreation and style in equal measure.
The Most Wanted Paul & Shark Jackets
Paul & Shark Logo Embroidered Jacket
The men’s Paul & Shark blue logo embroidered jacket is sought after for its versatility, practicality and smart appearance. Crafted in Italy from a water-resistant wool-blend to protect you from the elements, it’s shaped with a high neck, long sleeves and has a relaxed fit. It features statement, signature branding on the chest, a zip fastening on the front, side zip pockets, shoulder and elbow patches and ribbed cuffs and hem. Designed to keep you warm in all conditions, this logo embroidered jacket is essential for the modern gentleman’s weekend wardrobe.
Paul & Shark Nylon Down Field Jacket
Crafted to protect you from the elements, Paul & Shark draws upon its expertise and use of technical fabrics to create this nylon down field jacket. It features a detachable hood that can be adjusted with toggle drawstrings at the front, a sherpa lined collar, zip pockets on the chest and at the side, a zip fastening and buttons along the front, elbow patches and Paul & Shark signature branding. This style is excellently insulated with down duvet and feathers for uncompromising warmth, making it perfect for the city as well as cruising on the open waters.
Paul & Shark Suede Perforated Jacket
An ideal piece for trans-seasonal weather, this Paul & Shark blue suede perforated jacket is a timeless design. Crafted in Italy from soft lambskin, it’s minimally detailed for a smart, laidback profile and features a high collar, a breathable perforated appearance across the chest and arms, a zip fastening through the front and ribbed edges. Fusing the Italian label's exquisite craftsmanship with American-inspired style, this suede jacket will look equally refined when worn with tailored trousers and smart shoes, as it will with jeans and sneakers.
The Paul & Shark Jackets Sizing Guide
Paul & Shark men’s jackets fit true to size, so we would advise that you use your usual size as a guideline when choosing. If you are unsure of which size to choose, our size chart can be used to help you navigate the label’s sizing guidelines.
Paul & Shark men’s jackets are usually available in European sizing as you can see in the chart below. We have added another chart so you can convert the European size to the corresponding UK, USA, French or Italian size. The size charts show measurements in inches and centimeters so you can reference this once you have noted your correct measurements.
Apparel Size Guide
|Chest in inches||36||38||40||42||44||46||48|
|Chest in CM||92||96||101||107||112||117||120|
|UK / US Chest||34||36||38||40||42||44||46||48||50||52|
How To Care For Your Paul & Shark Jacket
A Paul & Shark jacket is a timeless and versatile piece for you to enjoy season after season, so it is essential that you adhere to the clean and care instructions specified on the label. To keep it in optimum condition, we recommend professional dry-cleaning your garment to keep it looking its best, unless the label states otherwise.
- How do I spot a fake Paul & Shark jacket?
All Paul & Shark garments are expertly made in Italy so if a label states differently it is highly likely that the item is counterfeit. Paul & Shark has a strict policy regarding counterfeit goods and has put rigorous measures in place to reduce the possibility of authenticity issues. All authentic men’s Paul & Shark jackets are constructed from high-quality fabrics with each piece reflecting the exceptional attention to detail. For this reason, a counterfeit product would be identified by low quality and poor quality craftsmanship.
- What are Paul & Shark jackets made from?
Paul & Shark jackets are made from a variety of technical materials to protect you from the elements. For example, the label’s Typhoon 20000 is its cutting edge range of fabrics that are engineered and patented by Paul & Shark to ensure waterproof and windproof protection for the toughest conditions. With an ultra-soft outer membrane, Typhoon tech prevents water droplets from penetrating the fabric but still allows for maximum breathability and comfort. In addition, the brand’s three-in-one knitwear revolves around two levels of treatment, ensuring a more durable and compact appearance that refuses to bobble and pile.
- How long can I expect my Paul & Shark jacket to last?
If you follow the care instructions on the label and wash your jacket accordingly, then it will last you for many years, even up to a lifetime.