Jacket We Like: Westcomb Soho

Vancouver-based Westcomb Outerwear, the award-winning designer of performance outdoor apparel, has balanced out their collection of extreme-conditions-tested high-altitude designs with a new urban line.

Recently released cuts include knee-length parkas and collared jackets, built with the world’s finest performance materials, extremely responsive to your activity and climate, and 100-percent Canadian-made.

The sleek-cut Soho Jacket is made with Schoeller “c_change” wool for superior stretch, movement and weather protection.

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c_change is a wind and waterproof membrane which reacts to changing temperatures and activities. Depending on your activity, the breathability or heat-retention of the membrane increases or decreases. As a result, it ensures a consistently ideal body climate.

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At high temperatures, or during aerobic activity, the structure of the c_change membrane opens as body moisture levels rise. Excess heat can escape to the outside air. Due to the lower level of body moisture development in cold weather or during inactive periods, the structure of the membrane condenses, retaining heat.

This is the sort of jacket that inspires compliments wherever you wear it. We can’t think of a better combination of ageless style and extreme performance. Bad weather happens on the way to the art gallery, too.

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