When it comes to outdoor gear and apparel, The North Face is a name that has become synonymous with quality and performance. For years, it has been at the forefront of developing cutting-edge outdoor products, and this time, The North Face has taken a bold step into the world of urban fashion with its new GORE-TEX denim collection. GORE-TEX, a waterproof and breathable fabric membrane, is no stranger to the world of outdoor wear, but The North Face has ingeniously merged it with the classic appeal of denim to create a line of stylish and highly functional techwear.
GORE-TEX is composed of stretched polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), better known as Teflon, which is a material renowned for its waterproof and breathable properties. It efficiently repels water while allowing water vapor to escape, keeping the wearer dry and comfortable in a wide range of conditions. While GORE-TEX is commonly used in rainwear, The North Face has leveraged its capabilities to create its new line.
The standout piece in The North Face’s GORE-TEX denim collection is the GTX Mountain Jacket. This GORE-TEX jacket is designed with the urban explorer in mind and seamlessly combines style with functionality. Here’s a closer look at some of its key features:
- Relaxed fit: The relaxed fit ensures comfort without compromising on style. It’s perfect for layering over your favorite streetwear.
- Waterproof GORE-TEX fabric: The durable GORE-TEX jacket fabric keeps you dry in the rainiest of city streets.
- Non-PFC DWR finish: The non-perfluorinated compound (PFC) durable water repellent (DWR) finish adds an extra layer of water repellency, ensuring you stay dry even in heavy downpours.
- Fully seam sealed: All seams are sealed to prevent water from seeping in through the stitching.
- Adjustable hood: The attached hood has a drawcord and the cord locks to allow you to customize the fit to your liking.
- Two-way center front zipper: The stormflap with snap closure covers the two-way center front zipper, providing added protection and style.
- Ample storage: The jacket features secure-zip, reverse-entry alpine hand pockets, and two internal drop-in pockets for all your essentials.
- Ventilation: Pit-zip venting allows for temperature control, making it suitable for a wide range of weather conditions.
- Adjustable cuff tabs and hem: Hook-and-loop cuff tabs and an internal drawcord at the hem offer additional adjustability.
- Zip-in compatibility: The jacket is zip-in-compatible with the 1996 Retro Nuptse Jacket and Denali Jacket, allowing for versatile layering options.
- Stylish branding: The jacket features embroidered logos on the left chest and back-right shoulder, as well as the GORE-TEX logo on the right chest. There is also a vintage graphic on the right sleeve.
The North Face Denim Pack, featuring the GTX Mountain Jacket priced at $450, is now available on The North Face website. You can complete the look with the($250), the ($380), and the ($159).
Don’t miss the chance to elevate your urban fashion game with the fusion of GORE-TEX technology and classic denim aesthetics. Stay dry, stylish, and ready for whatever the city throws at you with The North Face’s latest innovation.
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