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Pakamac
Pakamac
Year: 1953
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Item #: 1089
everyone needs a Pakamac. Gents models from 17/6 - Ladies models from 10/6 ...but make sure it is a Pakamac. The original "Raincoat in your pocket"...
Source: Picture Post. May 16, 1953

Comment by: maidjenny on 17th September 2020 at 06:45

The worst thing i have found about going outside wearing something under your raincoat is you are left with mac fastened if it stops raining and turns sunny, then you get strange looks. I know it was me with my bri nylon ladies overall with plastic pinny on.

Comment by: Mr Doudy on 14th September 2020 at 16:12

Having been urged insistently to wear my plastic Pakamac on top of my nylon one rather than underneath I've decided to go along with this suggestion. If onlookers spot the nylon raincoat through the plastic one I don't begrudge them the same thrill as I'll get from wearing two Pakamacs.

Comment by: Hugh on 14th September 2020 at 09:58

Mr Doudy. I have tried to respond to your email, but it keeps being returned to me as undelivered. Please contact again.

Comment by: Hugh on 13th September 2020 at 23:10

Yes indeed. However if the plastic pakamac is on top, the nylon can also be seen. Giving the on-looker a special thrill.

Comment by: Mr Doudy on 13th September 2020 at 15:28

I still do indeed wear my nylon Pakamac fully buttoned up, it somehow doesn’t feel right worn any other way. Hugh's idea of wearing my plastic Pakamac over it as a special treat is great, that too of course fully buttoned-up. However as my plastic Pakamac is the longer of the two, having 5 buttons to the collar as opposed to the 4 of my nylon Pakamac, it might be better to wear the nylon Pakamac over the plastic one. That way the bottom of my plastic Pakamac can still be seen, sticking out from beneath the nylon one, adding to the pleasure of wearing the two Pakamacs together in this way.

Comment by: Hugh on 8th September 2020 at 18:36

Well Mr Doudy, I hope you wear your nylon pakamac fully buttoned up, and perhaps, as a treat, your plastic mackintosh on top.

Comment by: Mr Doudy on 8th September 2020 at 15:26

To answer maid Jenny's question I do still indeed enjoy wearing a vintage Pakamac. I have one in black opaque plastic with plastic buttons and another navy blue nylon pakamac, very plain, knee length with 4 buttons to the collar. Both are men's macs, buttoning the men's way; I admit I'd be self conscious being seen in public in what was obviously a ladies mac!

Comment by: maidjenny on 5th September 2020 at 07:19

And do es Mr Doughdy still enjoy the feeling of being in his mac, as indeed i do even more so when i am made to
curtsy from jenny

Comment by: Mr Doudy on 4th September 2020 at 00:35

I too was one of those boys who was made to wear a plastic pakamac for any occasion other than travel too and from school, to conserve my expensive regulation school gabardine. I started at an age when, still in grey short trousers, I could enjoy the feel of the plastic brushing against my legs. In later years, up to age 18, I'd revert to short trousers at weekends and holidays to continue enjoying that feeling!

Comment by: maidjenny on 2nd September 2020 at 05:04

No one had any nice walks in all the rain we have been having lately. I have not seen many in leeds just the nylon type.
curtsy from jenny

Comment by: maidjenny on 22nd August 2020 at 09:24

Yes Scooter i have just been outside wearing my bonnet underneath my plastic mac with the hood up. I had to get home as it was so exciting.

Comment by: Scooter on 21st August 2020 at 15:15

Hi, it’s the weather for wearing rain mates, I pop a plastic accordion folding one, it’s plain with the cloth ties. It’s brilliant and keeps you dry, nobody bothers. Go for it Maid Jenny.

Comment by: maidjenny on 18th August 2020 at 05:26

I have since manage ged to get some rain bonnets, but not dared wear outside, maybe when i get made to lol. I often go for a mac walk around roundhay park in leeds, come say hello. I do prefer to chat on skype before real time.

Comment by: Hugh on 14th August 2020 at 12:14

As this long drawn out shielding comes to a close, anyone else, like me, looking forward to meeting up with fellow lover of mackintoshes?

Comment by: Beverly mr on 11th August 2020 at 10:07

how i would love to have been like Jenny made to wear my pakamac I keep 2 plastic mackintosh hanging in my bedroom so they are first and last things i see each day. Beverly

Comment by: maidjenny on 7th August 2020 at 06:39

I think that is where my fetish started Sir Brian with being made to wear my pakamac to school. My mum always insisted i had iyt with me folded in my pocket. She used to make fasten it up even if only looking like rain. I was not aware but my hair was kept in a girly style and one day she produced a rain mate for me as the coats had no hood. I felt so embarrased often crying and begging not be made to wear it, but she made me. I was also one of the last boys to wear wear short pants at school. I used to like the mac rubbing on my legs. I often wonder if she knew that it excited me being told what to do and wear. I still do. curtsy from jenny

Comment by: Brian Humphries on 3rd August 2020 at 22:31

Buying a new mac is so exciting and, Maid Jenny, it is lovely of you to share your joy with us. I was really lucky, earlier this year, in that I was able to secure two boy's genuine plastic Pakamacs, obviously too small to wear, but lovely to have them. They are an exciting reminder of how beautiful and sexy these macs were.
Hope you are all enjoying your macs and rainwear-they are one of the few things that are keeping us sane in these trying times.

Comment by: maidjenny on 27th July 2020 at 03:53

My new long green delta plus raincoat has arrived, it is quite heavy with a lovely smell.

Comment by: maidjenny on 1st July 2020 at 03:58

At last i am getting to go for walks in my plastic raincoat, i love the sound of rain on my mac.

Comment by: Susan on 17th June 2020 at 16:25

I’ve just seen a Pakamac label for a woman’s plastic Pakamac of the style ALMA.

However, the size seems to be a W

Does anybody know what that equates to nowadays?

Comment by: Old friend on 13th June 2020 at 07:39

Hi Brian thanks I will do that regards to you.

Comment by: maidjenny on 12th June 2020 at 12:20

Just like Brian I am wearing my noisy rustly nylon overall and plastic apron to do my housework. Then I am going for a walk in my traditional navy plastic (jeantex) raincoat. I also wear my portwest mac at times. pvc.u.like is also a good place for raincoats, and shiny mac.
curtsy from jenny

Comment by: Brian Humphries on 11th June 2020 at 20:41

Do persevere with e-bay, all of you, there are some real gems there.

Comment by: Brian Humphries on 11th June 2020 at 20:35

Old friend, do try the nylon macs retailed by Stay Dry rainwear, in both navy and black, very reasonably priced. You won't be disappointed. I am just addicted to buying them, and have about 50 so far, and will, no doubt be buying more. I am, in fact wearing one at this very moment. I love going out in them too. Relaxing, comfortable, breathable, noisy, and beautifully exciting, in the best Pakamac tradition. I recommend them to all of you as the perfect antidote to the trials and tribulations of this modern society.

Comment by: Old friend on 11th June 2020 at 13:16

Hi Rob hope you both enjoyed the experience more rain today hopefully this lockdown will ease before to long then you can get away somewhere.

Comment by: Rob on 10th June 2020 at 20:18

Yes we were today!

Comment by: Old friend on 7th June 2020 at 08:33

Hi Rob no holidays with this lockdown as yet hope you are still wearing your macs shame nylon Macs have disappeared from the shops only seem to be used ones on eBay still I live in hope.

Comment by: Rob on 6th June 2020 at 19:52

Thank you so much and yes to this and also the question about Pakamacs on 28th May.

Comment by: Old friend on 6th June 2020 at 15:19

Hi Rob it's good to hear from you.does anyone no why nylon Macs have disappeared from the shops enjoy your macs Rob hope you post more .

Comment by: Beverly mr on 6th June 2020 at 13:22

doing my house work today. full fem with rustling navy nylon pakamc on. will go for walk later is cool so will be wearing a mackintosh.