Jackets

Where Does Your Down Come From?

Two new initiatives from The North Face and Patagonia aim to only use feathers from birds that have never been live-plucked or force fed.

A Glow-in-the-Dark Jacket for Dark Commutes

The Zap Jacket isn’t a replacement for a light. But if I forget my blinkers (or neglect to charge them), I know that the jacket, which I’m not likely to leave at home given the cooler temps, will...

The Best Women's Jackets of 2015

This winter's jacket selection has something great for rambling around town, up the mountain, and everywhere in between.

The World's Most Innovative Outerwear

Outerwear is a hotbed of innovation these days. Breathability, waterproofness, and insulation are attributes that now come in hard shells, soft shells, hybrids, and even puffy jackets. 

Why Low-Tech Layering Wins

Staying dry doesn’t have to mean looking like you’re on a mountaineering expedition. Case in point, the waxed-canvas Fjällräven Abisko.

Wool Apparel That's Born and Bred in the USA

The Duckworth WoolCloud Snap Shirt caught our attention not only for its good looks. Launching this fall, Duckworth’s tailored collection of wool apparel is all made 100 percent in the United States...

Orange is the New Boston

Adidas first partnered with the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) back in 1989 to create a line of apparel—hats, jackets, tights, shirts, you name it—that runners could purchase at the marathon expo...

Outdoor Research Halogen Jacket

The Halogen can’t do it all, but it does so much so well that it rates as one of the most versatile winter jackets we’ve ever tested.

Eddie Bauer Neoteric Resort Jacket

The Neoteric’s fancy fabric— Polartec’s NeoShell—might be the ideal material for a resort ski jacket. It’s breathable, quiet, stretchy, and totally waterproof. And Eddie Bauer employs it perfectly.