Monday, November 7, 2016

Functional Outerwear - Jackets/Parkas=IT'S COLD!


CAUSE even mild winters have their frigid moments ...

Eco minded NAU-uses sustainable fabrics+ repurposed down for it cozy outerwear selections-that deliver in mountain town to sleek urban style.

Nah Oslo Down Jacket $485-650 recycled down attached hood, inner snap storm flap, inner down collar, snap cuffs, 2 way waterproof zipper, outer and inner pockets, fully seam sealed waterproof
Nah Utility Down Shirt Jacket $235-retro good looks 650 recycled down-water resistant and weather protective snap up rib knit collar, inner storm flap, snap  cuffs and packet and hand pockets-great mid-layer/travel item -as well as wearing on its own.
Helly Hansen "H/H" gives bad weather protection a Bronx cheer-ELEVATION SHELL JACKET $650-w/insulated, detachable adjustable hood, inner cord adjustable, plenty of pockets inside+out, longer fit for Freeriders, Helly Tech® professional construction, RECCO® advanced Rescue system , vent zippers-all works with backpacks, snap away stretch snow skirt, extra wide cuffs with velcro and wrist gaiters w/ thumbholes, big vis brim...whole color scheme def pops vs white snow but no worries-calls in an ebony black with the orange. Fully seam sealed-waterproof, YKK Aquaguard Vision water tough zippers, fixed helmet compatible hood, 

back inset panels-allow for complete freedom of movement.

of course Swedish label Fjällräven gets the burly outerwear jackets down to a fine art form. Singi Down Jacket-outer fabric of hard wearing  G-1000 and heavy duty G-1000 on shoulders and rear...detachable hood with faux fur edging, 2 large pockets stuff a lot in-with vertical zips, and placket snap pocket tops, plenty there pockets, drawcords at waist+hem and sleeve cuffs adjust with velcro-men's and women's version...$600
see how insulated and warm this jacket is...and adjustable waist cord...

cozy dark denim-cotton +stretch canvas (2% spandex) shell protects and the faux shearling collar (lay it flap or snap up) and interior lining=warmth with style-love this Mountain Khakis (MK) Ranch Sherling vest for women-the horizontal lines are flattering, asymmetrical front zipper, interior stash pocket, 2 more outer $114.95

for men-MK's Ranch Shearling denim jacket is the jacket version of the above...-has a bt of a bomber shape-functional  4 snap closure pockets, YKK zip+snap closures, and cozy polyester shearling lining, bi-swing armholes for ez moves, and nice touch-faux leather collar $144.95-in 5 color options.
Bodo Down Lady Vest (delivers without the logo)...warm water and wind repellant 90/10 down vest, front and chest pockets,  and one hand elastic drawstring at hem. Bonus-Thee's a down repair kit in a pocket-with a patch to med in case of a rip....and the faux fur trim easily detaches via velcro $189