Stowable lightweight jackets
New from Result is the HDi Quest Lightweight Stowable Jacket (R189X), a fashionable, contemporary fit, ultra-light, compact, easy-to-stow jacket. This waterproof (3000mm), breathable and windproof protective layer makes a great addition to wardrobes for year-round comfort and performance. Other features include an integral elasticised hood, taped seams, elasticised cuffs, full front zip fastening with zip through collar, side pockets (one zipped), adjustable hem cord and matching stow bag.
The Microfleece Jacket (R114X) is a super soft, compact density microfleece jacket that is ideal for milder temperatures. Despite its low weight and bulk it offers warmth and acts as a great wind block. This unisex, easy-care jacket can be washed and dried in minutes, and also features a full front zip with zip through collar, side pockets and open cuffs.
The Result collection of easy-to-wear lightweight products can be stowed away into any rucksack, kit bag or travel bag.
SF recommends its fashion-forward Unisex Bomber Zip-Through Sweat (SF511) with YKK metal zipper, commenting: “Team the bomber with your favourite top for a lighter weight outwear alternative – it’s the hot item that gives a smart finish!” The SF511 is available in navy, black and heather grey, and in sizes XS-2XL.
The Unisex Baseball Jacket (SF512), in two colourways and in sizes XS-2XL with detachable hood, is a casual alternative with a cool edge. It’s easy to style, easy to wear and easy to decorate yet lightweight, cool and alternative, advises the brand.
For a laidback yet warm lightweight outerwear option, there is the SK029 Ladies Padded Gilet – perfect for teaming with T-shirts, tops and even fleeces. It’s available in black (S-XL) and has easy embroidery access.
Front Row & Co
Laid-back microfleece and easy-going gilets
Front Row is about “laid-back and easy-going styles”, which include its men’s and women’s Microfleece (FR852/FR853) with contrast cover stitch detailing. Perfect for keeping wearers warm in cool weather, they are available in S-2XL and colours light blue/navy and navy/marine blue.
Front Row recommends that its Padded Bodywarmer (FR902) and Diamond Quilt Gilets (FR903/FR904) can be teamed with a hoodie or fleece “for ultimate warmth and a casual yet smart look.” The padded bodywarmer features embroidery access for easy decoration.
Perfect summer outerwear
Russell’s full and quarter zip Microfleece styles use an all-year-round fabric weight of 190 gsm, which is ideal for keeping wearers warm and comfortable while busy and active, says the brand.
Gilets are loved by equestrians and those whose jobs demand freedom of movement, such as warehousing or gardening. The Outdoor Fleece Gilet comes in men’s and women’s sizes and in seven ‘wear anywhere’ colours.
Russell claims that its jackets have “pushed the boundaries of design and fabric for years”. Sixteen styles are available, including softshell gilets and jackets and smart softshells, which give the comfort and breathability of a fleece along with the chill protection and smart appearance of a traditional softshell. There’s also the Kids Reversible Jacket plus a Lightweight Hydro Plus and Hydra Shell 2000 jacket, all perfect as summer outerwear.
Two new modern styles
Henbury Outerwear offers a range of outerwear from fleece to insulated jackets where waterproof and windproof properties along with warmth are the key characteristics.
The brand is offering two lightweight, modern new looks this year: the Quarter Zip Top (H862) and the Harrington Jacket (H832). The Quarter Zip Top (H862), which is available in slate grey marl and black, will keep wearers warm and comfortable with its innovative fleece back that uses intelligent wicking fabric. It features concealed front zipped pockets and a soft stand collar, and is available in sizes XS-2XL.
The new Harrington Jacket (H832), which is available in navy and black, has a water-repellent finish and breathable lining along with an inner storm flap, inner zipped pockets and welted outer zipped pockets. It is available in sizes XS-2XL.
Both garments offer front and back embroidery access as standard.