A well-made hooded pullover is one of the most indispensable garments you’ll want to have access to in the spring. If you prefer one with a flattering silhouette and a clean design that’s free of loud branding, you’ll definitely want to pick up the American Giant Anorak Jacket.
Billed as a revival of sorts for nylon jackets, the garment aims to revitalize the once-popular outer shell material by avoiding the poor construction and shoddy builds that plagued the material in recent years. Simply put, it’s the kind of nylon jacket you probably remember growing up – one with the same quality in both make and materials.
The American Giant Anorak Jacket uses wind-resistant and water-resistant nylon for the shell, with a mid-weight build that’s just perfect for transitional weather. It’s cut in a profile based on classic utility pullover garments, giving it a familiar look that should wear well with most types of outfits. A pieced hood and a gusset covering the neck should keep the elements out when the rain goes on a rampage, while a mesh-lined back vent keeps things cool for the warmer days of spring.
Features include a reinforced elbow patch for more durable function, a jersey-lined pocket, and a custom drawcord with rubber tips for adjusting the hood’s fit. It comes in three colors: black, green, and navy.
The best part? The American Giant Anorak Jacket is priced at an affordable $79.