Light Jacket

    Made with Recycled Materials, Patagonia’s Silent Down Sounds As Good As It Looks at werd.com

    Made with Recycled Materials, Patagonia’s Silent Down Sounds As Good As It Looks

    Posted in Cold Weather and Light Jacket and Wear

    Made of 70% recycled materials: polyester & taffeta with mechanical stretch plus a water-repellent DWR finish, Patagonia’s snap-front Silent Down Shirt is a versatile winter layer insulated with 700-fill-power 100% Recycled Down, which is duck and goose down up-cycled from old down products. It’s got 2 chest pockets and hand warmer pockets on the sides. Available in 5 cool colors.

    Black Yak Introduces the World’s Lightest All-Weather Jacket at werd.com

    Black Yak Introduces the World’s Lightest All-Weather Jacket

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    Ultra lightweight Dyneema fabric is the key ingredient in the Emergency Jacket from Black Yak. Tested and approved in high elevation Tibet, it is the lightest jacket with the smallest packing volume on the market and weighing just 71 grams, was purpose-built to protect against wind and weather in emergency situations. It has no pockets but does have a hood as well as an anorak style zip-front closure.

    Levi’s Brings Back Albert Einstein’s Iconic Leather Jacket at werd.com

    Levi’s Brings Back Albert Einstein’s Iconic Leather Jacket

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    Back in the 1930s, Albert Einstein purchased a Levi’s Menlo Cossack leather jacket, a signature piece he would wear for decades. It became synonymous with his early years in the United States, a time when his work achieved global fame. Now Levi’s had the genius idea to re-create & re-release the iconic jacket. In a limited-edition of 500 pieces,  as part of the Levi’s Vintage Clothing line, the Einstein jacket will be available in the Spring 2018 collection.

    Vans and The North Face Made a Jacket Together at werd.com

    Vans and The North Face Made a Jacket Together

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    The North Face began as a San Francisco-based climbing equipment retail store, founded in 1966—the same year that the Van Doren Rubber Company started turning out their iconic Vans sneakers in Anaheim. 51 years later they’ve teamed up for a limited edition collaboration. The Vans x TNF Torrey MTE Jacket blends the classic look of a snap-front coaches jacket with the low-profile warmth of TNF’s ultralight quilted ThermoBall synthetic insulation. The rest of the collection looks just as good.

    This Denim Jacket is 14 Times Stronger than Steel at werd.com

    This Denim Jacket is 14 Times Stronger than Steel

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    The Long Haul Jacket from Taylor Stitch is made with Dyneema Denim, a denim blend that uses the world’s toughest fabric, Dyneema. It is 14X stronger than steel and Dyneema in the weave gives this classic cut denim jacket abrasion resistance, durability, stretch, and even temperature control. Designed to withstand roadrash for motorcyclists, it is truly built for the long haul.

    We Found Your Fall Field Coat at werd.com

    We Found Your Fall Field Coat

    Posted in Cold Weather and Light Jacket and Wear

    The Quilted Patrol jacket from Relwen is a modern take on a classic field coat that’s perfect for fall. Quilted insulation, weather-resistant outer shell & dual zip & snap closure will keep out the cold and look good doing it. Available in navy or burnt orange.

    Jago Jackets Revive The Fabric That Conquered Everest at werd.com

    Jago Jackets Revive The Fabric That Conquered Everest

    Posted in Cold Weather and Light Jacket and Wear

    Handmade in England, Jago jackets are constructed of a classic weather-resistant fabric called Ventile, a weatherized cotton canvas used back in the day by Everest pioneers and WWII Spitfire Pilots. Everything else about these all-weather jackets is thoroughly modern: they are windproof, breathable & water-resistant, featuring contemporary fit, reinforced forearms, durable threads & heavy grade YKK zips, welted pockets, & underarm stretch paneling.

    The Sixer Jacket from 686 is also a Cooler at werd.com

    The Sixer Jacket from 686 is also a Cooler

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    SoCal-based 686 Outerwear knows what the weekend warriors want in their outerwear. In the case of the Sixer Jacket, it’s a collaboration with Pabst Blue Ribbon to create a winter-worthy parka that keeps you warm & dry while doubling as a cooler. Literally. The interior lining of the jacket has 4 built-in tall can pockets so you can load up on sport sodas before you load the chairlift. Other features include handwarmer gussets with silicone palm grips, a bottle opener keychain, & insulated cooler front pockets. Helmet not included.

    Crush Your Fall Workouts in The North Face Ventrix Jacket at werd.com

    Crush Your Fall Workouts in The North Face Ventrix Jacket

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    For fall and winter activities, the new Ventrix jacket from The North Face is designed to work when you do and regulate your temperature to keep you comfortable in wet and cold conditions. The key to this performance is Ventrix technology, which releases excess body heat through dynamic ventilation—micro vents that open and close with motion. Available for men and women, with our without a hood.

    Patagonia’s Micro Puff Hoody is Featherweight Without the Feathers at werd.com

    Patagonia’s Micro Puff Hoody is Featherweight Without the Feathers

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    Patagonia calls the new Micro Puff Hoody the “lightest, most-packable insulated jacket the company has ever created.” It features a unique synthetic insulation called PlumaFill, designed to replicate the fluff and insulation of down. It’s constructed with lightweight Pertex Quantum GL nylon ripstop and features a moisture-resistant DWR coating. The design is also packable and weighs just 9.3 ounces.

    Hyperlite Mountain Gear Treks Into Outerwear Territory at werd.com

    Hyperlite Mountain Gear Treks Into Outerwear Territory

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    Maine-based Hyperlite Mountain Gear, maker of ultralight outdoor equipment, has just launched its first-ever piece of outerwear: The Shell.  It’s a super lightweight technical jacket made of waterproof Dyneema Composite Fabric, keeping its weight to a mere 6-ounces. Adventure-friendly features include a built-in packable stuff sack, helmet compatible hood, waterproof zipper, and adjustable velcro cuffs.

    Taylor Stitch Has You Covered When It’s Cool On The Coast: The Sailor Twitch Collection at werd.com

    Taylor Stitch Has You Covered When It’s Cool On The Coast: The Sailor Twitch Collection

    Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

    Created on a model of crowd-funded presale production, garments from California-based Taylor Stitch emphasize fit and detail. The coastal-inspired Sailor Twitch collection includes the waxed cotton Beach jacket made of a rugged 10 oz. Halley Stevenson fabric. There’s also the snap-front Big Sur Shirt Jacket made of rugged, 100% recycled Polartec Thermal Pro.