Tuesday, November 8, 2016

FUNCTION OUTERWEAR-Style For COLD Weather


SNOW PEAK, AVALANCHE, CRAGHOPPERS

Part 2


Outdoor lifestyle labels are getting very stylish these days-beyond their technical features-granted...but Japanese label- Snow Peak...always embraced the beauty aesthetic---a winning combo of Asian simplicity and European sophistication.

Matagi Riders Jacket $2000-made of 100% Mouton-3 pockets, lapel snap buttons-a keeper!



obsessed with this bomber style-with parachute/kangeroo pockets...
back-also has snap close zipped pocket---and hood inside that collar.

details, details...insulated jacket with inside carry straps-can keep it draped over shoulders when inside and warm...has multiple pockets like a cargo jacket...but genius touch-the stretchy mesh interior compartments that are perfect for gloves, personal electronics etc...can be accessed without taking off the jacket. 

zipped

unzipped-for ez access

back of this jacket...button closed packets too-inside waist + hood are adjustable...

Avalanche-Gives urban street swagger-in a functional WARM faux shearling jacket-that cozy collar snaps close -exterior in a diamond quilt pattern (wind/water tough)-with inside and inside arm panels that mimic the edgy construction of a leather motorcycle jacket 
Craghopper's Delta Jacket-is a  travel friendly outwear piece...including this waterproof (Aqua Dry Membrane)  insulated winner-storm flap-outer hand warmer zip pockets, smartphone/credit card pockets...and interior stretchy stash pockets-for gloves etc. Faux fur hood- collar, snaps up high-  for cozy warmth $200 pictured in 'dirty olive' color-kinda mustardy-but also available in charcoal