Athletic Daks Trousers - Scarlet Linen/Wool

$255 $430

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MotivMFG is Samuel Wei, founder of Radiance Blue and the pioneer of the heritage market in China; and Daniel Gu, a third-generation tailor and designer. Together they combine old-world tailoring from antique German manuals with workwear production techniques. Constant research into the garment making techniques around the world informs their design with the goal of creating “recreations” rather than “reproductions”

The Athletic Daks trousers are an adjustable warm weather pant with an athletic tapered fit. The darted front allows for a roomy and comfortable top block that moves down to an athletic thigh and then a tapers to an agreeable (but not too slim) leg opening. The legs feature a folded crease, elevating these beyond simple work trousers and allowing for more versatility in styling.

The fabric is a perfectly balanced linen/wool hopsack, produced by Marling & Evans in England, which delivers the very best of both materials in terms of warmth, softness, breathability, and drape. The scarlet color is not quite red, not quite orange, and pairs well with all manners of olives, indigos, and other neutrals. The waistband can be adjusted using side tabs with tonally matched Trochus (it's a sea snail) shell buttons - the same type of buttons that the pockets (secretly) close up with.

Fits true to size. Wash cold, hang dry.

  • 50/50 linen/wool blend fabric
  • Hopsack fabric from Marling & Evans in England
  • Adjustable waistband
  • Two slash pockets with internal button closure
  • Single rear pocket
  • External front coin pocket
  • Tonal trochus shell buttons
  • Athletic tapered fit
  • Zip fly
  • True to size
  • Wash cold, hang dry
  • Produced in the MotivMFG workshop in China

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All measurements are in inches.

Model Yanni is wearing size 34
Their sizing specs are:
5'11 height and 170lbs weight
42" chest and 33" waist

Model Elliot wears a size 30
Elliot's sizing specs are:
6'1 and 155lbs
38" chest and 30" waist

Fits true to size. Wash cold, hang dry.

Size Waist Front Rise Back Rise Upper Thigh Knee Leg Opening Inseam
30 30" 12.5" 17.5" 12.75" 10" 7" 29.125"
32 32" 12.75" 17.625" 13.25" 10.25" 7.25" 30.125"
34 34" 13.375" 18.25" 14" 10.75" 7.5" 31.125"
36 36" 13.5" 18.875" 14.25" 11.25" 7.75" 31.125"

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