Brightly coloured pack-aways from Sol’s and Trespass
“With our famous, changeable weather, a lightweight, easy-to-carry, pack-away jacket is an essential!” says PenCarrie. “Trespass caters perfectly to the lightweight jacket requirement with the Qikpac Packaway Waterproof Jacket (TP005).” Boasting Tres-tex waterproof, windproof and breathable fabric and taped seams, the Qikpac jacket is lightweight, packs easily into a drawstring bag and is available in six vibrant colours.
Sol’s Unisex Surf Windbreaker Jacket (32000) also offers protection from the elements with its 210T nylon shell offering water resistance while being windproof. Neatly packing and zipping back into its own front right pocket, the Surf Windbreaker is available in 12 vivacious colours and is also available for kids (32300).
A lightweight layer for all seasons
Kustom Kit’s Formula Racing brand offers the P1 Micro Fleece Jacket (KK958). The contrast taslan panels in distinctive racing colours are perfect for the world of motorsports and the design also holds appeal for other sectors of the automotive industry, such as car mechanics and dealerships.
Branded with the Gamegear label, the Hooded Track Top (KK921) and Micro Fleece Track Jacket (KK920) were originally designed to meet the demands of outdoor performance and so offer hardwearing properties, yet still have a soft touch feel. The Hooded Track Top (KK921), which is available in traditional corporate colours black/ white, graphite/white and navy/white, is a firm favourite among the younger workforce reports Kustom Kit, particularly those who are exposed to the elements.
The Micro Fleece Track Jacket (KK920) with its contrast panels of red, orange or light blue is a great match for companies that require a shot of brightness in their corporate colours. A 100% polyester polar fleece with a full front zip, it is a popular lightweight layer.
Creating an Uproar
The Regatta Professional Uproar Jacket is made from a softshell, warm-backed, woven, stretch fabric, resulting in a soft-to-handle and quick-drying garment. It is wind-resistant, has two handy zipped lower pockets and an adjustable shockcord hem for the men’s style and a shaped fit for the women’s style. The Uproar has one of the biggest colour ranges in Regatta’s collection, which adds to its popularity.
The lightweight Packaway II Jacket and Overtrousers are made from a waterproof, breathable and windproof Isolite polyamide fabric, and are finished with taped seams for true waterproof protection. The windproof Pace II is made with a waterproof Hydrafort 5000 peached polyester fabric and also features taped seams, while the women’s style adds a shaped feminine fit.
Regatta Professional provides a wide range of lightweight fleece styles. The half zip and full zip options are available in a choice of 170 and 210 gsm microfleece fabrics, and offer quick-drying, practical outerwear.
The new Stedman Active Melange Fleece Jackets are the fashion upgrade to the brand’s popular microfleece range. Offering all of the microfleece’s properties, such as velvety touch, anti-pilling and heat-insulation, these jackets add a textured surface in heavyweight (310 gsm) fabric. The brand comments, “Different coloured yarns result in a modern melange look that will make you want to wear these comfy newcomers always and everywhere.”
The new Active Melange Fleece Jacket for men is available in sizes S-2XL and in anthra melange, olive melange and pumpkin melange. The women’s Melange Fleece Jacket is available in anthra melange, pink melange and pumpkin melange, and in sizes S-XL. There is no neck label besides a small size label.
Microfleece jacket for spring mornings
Uneek’s lightweight Micro Fleece Jacket scores high on thermal warmth and comfort, says the brand, adding: “It offers a less bulky outerwear option, perfect for cold spring mornings and nights.
Extremely warm and very soft, the UC604 Micro Fleece Jacket is made from 100% polyester with super anti-pill ensuring long-lasting looks and is washable at up to 60°C for tough stains.”
Uneek’s flexible Micro Fleece Jacket now comes in XS-6XL (black and navy only) and in sizes XS-4XL in bottle green, red and royal blue.