Packable, reliable, unbelievably warm, and surprisingly affordable
Keep your hands warm all season long
It’s the little, forgettable things that make the difference between a good trip and a bad one
It all started with a marine store in Washington and a company called Showa
Over the course of last season, this touring shell impressed us with a combination of serious weight savings and surprising durability
We asked 58 testers to put 99 puffies through their paces. These are the best.
This lightweight, storm-resistant puffy earned an Editor’s Choice award. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Dial in your setup for cold-weather adventures with advice from polar explorers
Innovations in wool midlayers mean a serious upgrade in comfort, whether you’re backcountry skiing or walking the dog
CB Sports defined skiwear and ski fun. Now the brand is back and better than ever.
When a simple question goes wrong
By repurposing scrap materials into gear, employing resettled refugees, and partnering with leading brands, Adiff is modeling a more sustainable textile industry
By biomimicking animal fur, gear created with this innovative insulation is as warm as a puffy jacket, more breathable than a fleece, and protects the wearer from bad weather, too
With fabrics created from alga, graphene, and copper, and hoodies built to last a hundred years, two British ad men are creating the apparel and gear of the future
Denim rocks—I don’t hesitate to hop the saddle in a pair of jeans
Casual fits for the office, gym, and everywhere in between
The latest pieces of clothing and knowledge that’ll help you get the most from this season’s excursions in the backcountry
Apparel makers are using exotic materials in the search for planet-friendly fibers, but the products and processes may not be as green as you think
Next to having a little time to themselves, these are their top wish-list items
Choosing the right puffy is challenging. We’re here to help.
The average woman in the U.S. is a size 16. Here are five gear companies that are actually making clothes for her.
These three pairs of size-inclusive hiking pants stood up to all sorts of outdoorsing
The ski jacket has gotten a major makeover, but don’t worry—it still comes with the same retro design and its signature kangaroo front pocket
This cheap and effective method for cleaning down will have your garments looking good for years to come
Winter after winter, Outside contributor Kaelyn Lynch had trouble keeping her lower body warm. Until she stumbled onto a pair of puffy pants—then her whole world changed.
These are the products worth snagging at REI’s Holiday Warm Up Sale, which lasts now through December 20.
Here’s what we’re wearing
Want to make winter even better? Follow these simple rules.
Don’t let your old stuff gather dust or go to the landfill. Put it to work doing good.
Yes, this flannel is expensive. But judging by its effect on our writers, it’s worth every penny.
These vests, fleeces, shells, and puffies came up just short of print inclusion—but they’re still worth your attention