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DR2 Unisex Lab Coat
A Dr. James original. Created for both men and women, this excellent value for money lab coat is both functional and smart, making it an ideal garment for any professional or educational environment. Available in 11 size options. 65/35 Polycotton. Find out more
The DR2 Unisex Lab coat was the very first garment created for the Dr. James brand paving the way for each style in the collection since. Having undergone several updates and improvements since its inception almost 12 years ago, this garment is our best selling unisex product due to its all round function, classic look and excellent value for money. This versatile garment is designed to fit most male and female body shapes with its relaxed and classic design. The fabric weight is 245gsm with a pre-shrunk 65% polyester and 35% cotton blend making it robust and durable for any lab, medical or industrial work environment. Its absorbent material offers the user limited protection against non-chemical spills and dust to clothing underneath. The coat length is about knee high based on the average size for a women in the US of 5'4" and just above the knee for the average male size of 5'9". The DR2 has 3 pockets. 2 hip pockets and one chest pocket with pen holder providing ample room for carrying all necessary elements. It also boasts 2 entry slits on the side of the lab coat to allow the user easy access to clothing underneath. The garment closes over with concealed studs making it easier for quick closure and release. Suitable for wash of up to 60 degrees. Low shrinkage.
A Dr. James original. Created for both men and women, this excellent value for money lab coat is both functional and smart, making it an ideal garment for any professional or educational environment. Available in 11 size options. 65/35 Polycotton.
The DR2 Unisex Lab Coat was the first ever garment created by the Dr. James brand in 2005. It gets finds its inspiration from Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins, one of America's most recognised realists, who showcased his expression of the human figure through painting, sculpture and photography. One of Eakins more controversial pieces was his 1889 oil painting, 'The Agnew Clinic' in which he portrayed a partially nude woman observed by a roomful of male doctors. What is most interesting about the piece is that is it one of the earliest visual representations of doctors wearing white smocks. It was not long before this in 1875, that Eakin's painting 'The Gross Clinic,' arguably his most famous work ever, showed a similar portrayal but the doctors were wearing black smocks. Why this is so important is because it represents a very important and historical transition in the mid to late 1800s of modern medicine and how the doctor was perceived. It was around this period that sterilisation was discovered and the merging of science and medicine become popular. Being a doctor was a formal practise and therefore wearing black, similar to clergy men was the appropriate attire at the time. A visit to a doctor often produced little to no results for the patient and was commonly seen as a last resort. Only scientists wore white and were perceived with a much higher respect than the doctor. The birth of the white lab coat represented a new era of modern medicine and the pursuit of the new doctor was a more noble profession than ever before.
All Dr. James garments are manufactured with our hardwearing industrial grade LABTEX fabric. It's versatile structure make it suitable for almost all lab, medical and industrial work environments. It's absorbent material and soft but durable finish, offers the user limited protection against non-chemical spills and dust to clothing underneath. LABTEX fabric is available in both 65/35 polycotton and 100% cotton. Please select the correct composition suitable when shopping our boutique collection.
30 Days Free Returns Easy and Simple
We want all Dr James customers to be happy with their purchase. If however, you are not happy with the style or size, we encourage you to return the goods back to us for an exchange or refund. You have 30 days from date of purchase to complete the returns process. Follow the simple steps outlined below and once your order is received undamaged back to our warehouse, a refund or exchange will be issued as per our terms and conditions outlined.
Request a return from your customer account
Print out the free return label
Package your item with the label and post back to us
Once received, we will refund your order (minus shipping and handling)
Dr James calue our customer experience. We hope that all our products are made with care and in a professional way. If our items become defective from normal wear, we will replace the garment free of charge under the Dr James Warranty. Examples of possible warranty claims could involve the garment studs, the garment seams, the garment studs, the garment cuffs. If you believe your Dr James product has not lived up its expectations, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org with your claim and we will process it acoordingly.