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post #16 of 539

How did you like Macai? Considering giving up the SVX and Solo hoody if its warm enough, no pow skirt has been a serious problem for me.

post #17 of 539
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Originally Posted by John-Galt View Post
 

How did you like Macai? Considering giving up the SVX and Solo hoody if its warm enough, no pow skirt has been a serious problem for me.


I liked it but it was a bit redundant for me and it just didn't have that fitted look. My wife has the Andessa, the women's version, and loves it. It's about the same warmth as the Therme which is warm enough for anything we might face in the civilized world. I understand where you are with the Macai vs. the SVX and hoody I went in the other direction with that dilemma.

 Looking back I think the horizontal as opposed to vertical front upper pockets made it look a bit awkward on me.

Oddly enough I fit anywhere from a medium to an XL in Arc'teryx depending on the jacket.

 We actually started an Arc'teryx discussion forum last month but we're just getting going there.

post #18 of 539
Sounds great given how much the Bird's been growing. Let me know if you need a hand. Would love to see how it's going.

Anywho, anyone know how the Veilance stock is at other Arc stores? Toronto is alright, checking out Shanghai tomorrow
post #19 of 539
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The forums are here:

http://arcteryx.forumotion.com

You have a PM John.

post #20 of 539

Dead bird head here. Nasty, addictive stuff. The fit and freedom of movement is just so good it's hard to go back to wearing regular clothes.

 

Been hard to get here in recent years in Australia. Hardly anyone selling it at all, and if so, a poor range. The internet sellers are geoblocked (so much for free trade deals), necessitating the use of proxies.

 

A new shop opened locally a few months back carrying Arc', and wanting to carry some good stuff, not just covert cardigans. I can see them making money off me. I just scored a couple of Fortrez hoodies in the summer sale.

post #21 of 539
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Dead bird head here. Nasty, addictive stuff.

You've got that right! If you ever want some pieces grabbed from here in Canada just let me know.

post #22 of 539

Would be good if someone can list down some of the online stockists. I have a hard time finding much of their stuff online ... I was at East Dane the other day and they barely had 2 or 3 items ... 

post #23 of 539

I too am a big fan of Arc'teryx.  I am blessed to live near Great Smokey Mountains National Park so there are some outstanding retailers.  RiverSports in Knoxville is one of the finest outdoor stores I have been to.  They even discount Arc as much as 75% at seasons end.  

That is astounding as rarely do you see Arc'teryx discounted much below 30%.  

 

Here is my list

1) Hyllus Hoody (just purchased it yesterday as it is now discontinued and it is the most comfortable jacket I have ever owned)  Had to get it online as my local store was sold out and nowhere nearby had the "Carbon Copy" color.

 

2) Hyllus Jacket (got it last Spring for 75% off, but not a huge fan of the Blue Moon color.

 

3) Atom LT Hoody

 

4) Alpha LT (one of the few non Veilance models made in Canada)   Just an amazing hardshell and is the latest iteration of Gore-tex Pro. (up to 30% more breathable)

 

5) Venta SV (pretty cool Gore Windstopper jacket)

 

6) Covert Cardigan (pretty basic fleece jacket)

 

7)  Gamma MX Hoody

 

If you have not tried one on, I highly recommend checking out the Hyllus.  It is made of Polartec Power Shield O2 with an amazingly soft fleece backing.  Outdoor Gearlab said: " if you have the cash for the highest performance hoody on the planet you won't be disappointed.

post #24 of 539
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I too am a big fan of Arc'teryx.  I am blessed to live near Great Smokey Mountains National Park so there are some outstanding retailers.  RiverSports in Knoxville is one of the finest outdoor stores I have been to.  They even discount Arc as much as 75% at seasons end.  

That is astounding as rarely do you see Arc'teryx discounted much below 30%.  

 

Here is my list

1) Hyllus Hoody (just purchased it yesterday as it is now discontinued and it is the most comfortable jacket I have ever owned)  Had to get it online as my local store was sold out and nowhere nearby had the "Carbon Copy" color.

 

2) Hyllus Jacket (got it last Spring for 75% off, but not a huge fan of the Blue Moon color.

 

3) Atom LT Hoody

 

4) Alpha LT (one of the few non Veilance models made in Canada)   Just an amazing hardshell and is the latest iteration of Gore-tex Pro. (up to 30% more breathable)

 

5) Venta SV (pretty cool Gore Windstopper jacket)

 

6) Covert Cardigan (pretty basic fleece jacket)

 

7)  Gamma MX Hoody

 

If you have not tried one on, I highly recommend checking out the Hyllus.  It is made of Polartec Power Shield O2 with an amazingly soft fleece backing.  Outdoor Gearlab said: " if you have the cash for the highest performance hoody on the planet you won't be disappointed.


Nice list the Hyllus is one I want. Just ordered another Galvanic.

post #25 of 539

Coming from an outdoors background I love arcteryx products the fit, quality and attention to detail are exceptional and (in the outdoor industry) with out rival. what are peoples thoughts on their polos?

http://arcteryx.com/product.aspx?language=EN&gender=mens&collection=24&model=A2B-Polo-Shirt

post #26 of 539
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Originally Posted by trum01 View Post
 

Would be good if someone can list down some of the online stockists. I have a hard time finding much of their stuff online ... I was at East Dane the other day and they barely had 2 or 3 items ... 

http://veilance.arcteryx.com/Find-A-Store.aspx?EN

 

They're all listed here 

post #27 of 539

Looking to pick up a lighter spring coat without a hood-- I'm looking at the Dyadic jacket or possibly the Nemis. Anyone have any experience with these?


 

post #28 of 539

What shall I say, they even got me adding a technical performance men's wear category to my blog: http://www.zhangschmidt.com/category/the-world-of-stuff/enclothed-life/

 

I have actually seen some problems, even with Veilance pieces, but they are still extremely well-made and good-looking without crying "luxury." Still have to get around to adding a blazer(s) review.

 

Stock situation is really strange, though. Europe's got lots of dealers, but also only in certain places. And what they offer tends to be limited, too. Someone above mentioned Shanghai - Beijing has some Arc stores, but the selection there is also rather haphazard (and Veilance pieces, with those that have them, were just mixed in with everything else).

 

johnny1202. no direct experience yet, but the Nemis seems made from the same kind of material as my FW11 blazer from Veilance. Which would make it very comfortable, but also very lightweight. Would be interested in hearing more about that piece myself. More tempted by wool, but alas...

post #29 of 539

I think I've seen some of your Youtube videos @Zhang-Schmidt. Nice to see there are people who are doing Veilance videos for a change. Given how expansive your Veilance collection is, what are these "problems" you have identified.

post #30 of 539
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Looking to pick up a lighter spring coat without a hood-- I'm looking at the Dyadic jacket or possibly the Nemis. Anyone have any experience with these?


 


Have both but wear my Actuators a lot more.

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