BM1-3 Rescue Vest Black

The A/A/F BM1-3 Rescue Vest is a multi-pocket cargo vest and features internal carry straps and a detachable drawstring collar with concealed hood. Lightly insulated with wool with the outer and inner fabrics being Ventile L24 - a natural material invented for transatlantic air force pilots during World War II. Breathable and able to repel water, this natural unwaxed material is designed to last a lifetime and age beautifully.

Each vest is handcrafted in very limited quantities in the Netherlands to exceptional standards.

  • Cotton Ventile L24 fabric
  • Detachable collar and concealed hood with drawstring
  • Multiple pockets
  • Internal handles for carrying as rucksack or shoulder bag.
  • Life vest button construction
  • Wool padding for insulation
  • Designed to last a lifetime and age beautifully
  • Fabricated in the Netherlands


  • 100% cotton (Ventile L24)
  • Dry Clean recommended
  • Fits true to size. Take your normal (combo) size.
  • This Utility vest is designed for a regular cut.
  • Non-stretchy fabric
  • Model Kian wears size 1 (represents size XS / S / M)
  • Model measures: chest 36"/ 91cm, height 6'0"/ 183cm

If you have any questions about sizing, please email us.

gilet sizing image
A (Chest width)5461
B (Back Length)5052.5
C (Shoulder width)2126.5
  • Currently offering free shipping worldwide on orders over EUR100 (and jewellery orders over EUR300)
  • Free returns within 14 days of delivery
  • Parcels are sent tracked and with delivery updates via email
  • Orders are shipped from the Netherlands (jewellery items are shipped from the UK)
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