W.Essentiéls, Faith Industries, and Bandai Namco celebrate 40 years of Pac-Man with a cool collection of 8-bit fashions. Among the pixelated picks are an OG Maze black shirt, colorful ghost hoodies, and a Chasing Ghosts windbreaker. The varsity jacket is our favorite but isn’t available just yet. Also, it’s “Inky,” not “Inkly” folks.
THE BEST Jackets
Keep warm this winter with this reversible jacket from Converse. Its thick fleece lining can be worn inside-out for a distinctive look, while its shiny side is a bold splash of orange. It has four zip pockets and a hidden mesh pocket, and can be paired with the Utility Fleece hoodie for extra layering. Also available in black.
Cozy up in the warm, comfy, soft-to-the-skin fleece jacket from Beyond Clothing. Lightweight fabric bonded with high-loft pile provides non-bulky warmth-to-weight insulation that takes on the freezing cold – something standard fleece just can’t do. Certified free from more than 100 environmentally-harmful substances.
Off-road lifestyle brand Dirt Co. is making a limited number of these flannel jackets, perfect for cool desert evenings. It has a thick sherpa fleece lining, quilted sleeve lining, and slash pockets for keeping hands warm. Made from 100% cotton flannel with a polyester fleece lining. Pre-orders start shipping 11.01.2020.
Prometheus Design Werx slim, collared jacket keeps you warm with 800 fill-power water-resistant goose down, and a waterproof 20D mini-ripstop nylon shell with anti-microbial treatment. It packs small and comes with an integrated stuff sack/camp pillow and a detachable neck pillow. On sale at 12pm PT 10.14.2020.
When you’re out, it’s good to be prepared for unpredictable weather. But who wants to carry a bulky raincoat or umbrella? There are plenty of modern raincoats and windbreakers that are lightweight and rollable, so you can stash one in your bag and take it everywhere you roam. Everyday Carry shares their top rain jacket picks.
Burton’s lightweight snowboarding jacket keeps you warm on the slopes while maintaining a summery attitude. It has a waterproof two-layer fabric, low-bulk Thermolite insulation, microfleece handwarmer pockets, and pockets for your goggles and phone. It’s also available in camo, grey, and black.
It’s the end of August now, and chilly weather is just around the corner. Relwen’s stretchy lightweight jacket is perfect for those transitional months and well into the winter. Its shell is made from a water-resistant nylon/spandex blend, while its interior is stuffed with a toasty 60-gram down-alternative fill.
Made in America, the updated ADV3NTURE hoodie packs lots of useful features, including a beverage pocket, an inflatable neck pillow, large kangaroo pockets, a passport pocket, bottle opener, and more. It has padded elbows, thumbhole mitts, a three panel hood, and knit ribbing. Comes in eight colors, and sizes XS to 5XL.
Designed for action in warmer weather, the K5 Modus Jacket by Beyond Clothing is a lightweight hooded zip-up to combat wind and rain with comfortable four-way stretch. The double-faced nylon polyester shell protects while the bamboo charcoal inner-facing is naturally antibacterial and moisture wicking to defunk odors.
Designed for 3-season wear, this military-style jacket keeps you warm and dry with its 3-layer stretch wool/poly construction. It’s got nine pockets for carrying gear, sturdy YKK zippers, a fleece backer, and a windproof, waterproof membrane. Save an extra 15% in The Awesomer Shop with code SPRINGSAVE15. (Expires 3/24/20)
Built for high-intensity outdoor action, Helly Hansen’s comfy, quilted pullover provides warmth with Primaloft insulation that doesn’t absorb water. The side zipper and lack of bulk make it easy to throw on over or under layers, and it’s stretchy enough to move with you unlike most windproof and water-resistant fabrics.
With a design inspired by winter parkas, but with everyday style, Taylor Stitch’s Winslow is perfect for keeping warm and dry when the weather goes bad. It’s made from premium waxed canvas, with a full wool-blend blanket lining. The angled handwarmer pockets are a nice touch when you don’t have your gloves on.
Ditch that bulky puffer. Linksoul’s three-season down puff jackets – Kirkwall Hoodie and Hilgard – are cozy warm, light as air, and easily pack into their own interior pocket for travel. Other inside/outside pockets keep your stuff dry. Made of durable nylon filled with soft goose down, they’re thin enough to layer under a shell.
You’ll never be cold again if you wear VOORMI’s rugged Wolf Creek parka. Its multi-layer insulation has a 4-way woven wool, wool batting, and RDS Certified 750-fill goose down to keep cold weather out, while a water-repellant coating keeps you dry from snow and rain. Available with or without the soft coyote fur trim.
Keep the water out while you stay comfortable underneath adidas‘ fully-waterproof jacket. It’s got three layers of fabric to keep heat from getting trapped. Its deployable hood and tall collar provide added shelter from the storm, while shoulder straps let it hang when the sun comes out. Available in gold or black.
I pity the fool who doesn’t have a Mr. T bomber jacket… or one sporting the visages of Prince, Pee-Wee, Bowie, Freddie or Dolly. These bitchin’ bombers feature original art and design by Austin, Texas textile artist Kayci Wheatley. Coolest of all? There are matching undies too.
Beyond Clothing’s softshell, fleece-lined, and hooded K5 Cappa Coat provides cozy comfort in cold weather. Photographers will appreciate the extra-deep pockets for easy access and rugged protection of bulky gear including cameras and lenses. Handy interior pockets are sized for memory cards, batteries, and other essentials.
Herschel Supply Co. pays tribute to the enigmatic NYC artist’s work with a dynamic print of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s most iconic 1981 painting Untitled (Scull/Skull). The featherweight snap-front windbreaker comes in a water-resistant, polyester diamond dobby ripstop fabric, thin enough to pack inside an internal storage pocket.
Inspired by the camoulflage abilities of squids, Vollebak’s unique jacket looks a black oil slick in subdued lighting, but when exposed to the sun or bright light, millions of microscopic glass spheres make it reflect every color in the visible spectrum. Beyond its looks, it’s waterproof, windproof, and super easy to move in.
Vollebak’s 50,000BC Jacket is designed to keep you warm and dry even in extreme conditions. It has a nylon outer layer, a waterproof membrane, wool insulation, and a soft and breathable polyester inner layer. Its large hood keeps air around your head. It’s also available in red.
From Guerrilla Group’s SS19 collection comes a lightweight yet durable, stretchable and water-repellent noragi jacket. The Memory Reflex resists scratches and has a Dyneema interior for further waterproofing. It also has lots of pockets and an adjustable rear hem.