Technical Outerwear

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by hendrix, May 23, 2012.

  1. hendrix

    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    I really, really like CP company stuff. I wish it wasn't so expensive - but I guess like every brand they'll cash in on the hype. Actually when you consider them fashiony garments the pricing isn't too bad.

    Have an Ma.strum jacket on the way so i'll be able to add some sizing details and a bit of a review.


    yup got those three. I'll add mountain hardwear. Cheers


    Throw it in, it feels kinda different but i can't articulate why.
     


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    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    ^ looks nice from the few shots. Herno is quite a big manufacturing house isn't it? I've heard that they used to make for Jil, amongst others.
     


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    nineohtoo Senior member

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    Good thread. Before I found this place I was and am sort of still was into technical/tacticool stuff that isn't stylish, just fun and rugged stuff to play and get dirty in. A lot of the technical and practical aspects with these textiles are really interesting. Hearing people involved discuss the stuff is very "Zero History"-esque.

    For those of you guys interested in technical basics, Outlier seems to really like the Schoeller fabrics, and often uses other things like merino.
     
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    I just picked up some woolrich stuff. Was surprised to find some pretty functional clothing that still looks normal enough to wear out on the town.
     


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    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    CP company goggle parka is available at flannels. They probably remove VAT.

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    i hate it when they size it all tight like that. needs to be loose and baggy and layered.
     


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    jet Persian Bro

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    End has a bunch, I like the maroon.
     


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  9. KitAkira

    KitAkira Wait! Wait! I gots an opinion!

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    RLX is more tech than RLBL. Moncler Grenoble is along the same lines. Rag & Bone has some legitimate tech in their nicer outerwear (Schoeller C-Change, for example)

    And JC de Castalbajac pour Rossignol
     


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    Not sure I get the hype over Stone Island stuff, a lot of it has the logo plastered in conspicuous areas. The Outlier OG pants look tremendous, though - I'm not a biker, but the breathable fabric looks like it could help out in Southern summers.
     


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    barbour, belstaff, dainese?
     


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    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    I guess you could argue that some CP stuff is pushing it, but I don't wanna go too far into the waxed cotton/more traditional fabrics direction.

    But hey, if there's something you like, post it up by all means.
     
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    hendrix Ill-proportioned

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    They've got massive cache and have really cashed in on it.

    The other thing that makes it seem a little bit of a ripoff - and true of CP co. too - is that they're not using the Gore or any branded material stuff, it's all their own cotton nylon mixes. These are nice and all, but since I haven't seen much fabric experimentation from them recently, it's hard to justify the price, in materials at least. They used to do all this crazy fabric experimentation but it seems like they're just recycling these rather than pioneering new stuff.
     


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    Not outerwear but my IceBreaker Atlas/Bodyfit 150gr/m2 is both stupidly comfortable in most weather conditions and fits amazing. 10/10 need to re-kop. If it wasn't expensive ($60ish for basically the ultimate black t-shirt) I could wear it everyday
     


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    its cool,

    how about stuff like moncler, triple aught design, oakley, north face and canada goose?

    some of the stuff thats listed inthe OP alof ot the guys who are into "black guns" wear to the range
     


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