Golden Bear Sportswear from Direct Clothiers
Golden Bear tailors mens outerwear from the highest quality leathers, lush suedes and soft luxurious wools. Their jackets travel easily from the workplace to nightlife, from the dock to the boardroom.
The company started in 1922 on the waterfront of San Francisco, creating tough, durable leather jackets for longshoremen who carried cargo, literally, on their backs.
During the 1950s, Golden Bears varsity jackets became the rage among high school and college students. In the 1960s, when the culture changed radically and styles with it, Golden Bear provided jackets worn by famous beat poets and rock stars such as the Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, the Doobie Brothers and the Greatful Dead.
A family-owned enterprise, Golden Bear is one of few companies that virtually manufactures nearly everything by hand. Located in the heart of San Francisco for over 85 years, Golden Bear continues its legacy of style, quality and durability. Golden Bear jackets are found only at the finest retailers around the world - Direct Clothiers is proud to be one of those retailers.
Recreating styles from their vast archive of vintage patterns allows Golden Bear to take a fresh approach to this seasons offerings: mens jackets in classic styles blazers, bombers, motorcycle and varsity jackets, and car and barn coats.
Golden Bear has dressed heads of state, presidents and dignitaries from around the world and from Hollywood to Wall Street with unique apparel that is a welcome addition to any wardrobe. Direct Clothiers invites you try one yourself truly great jackets.