It’s not the kind of jacket you’ll be wearing when snow season prevails. If you live or travel in areas with moderate climates, however, the Strongbody Gastown Jacket just might end up being your go-to outerwear, regardless of activity.
Sporting a streamlined bomber silhouette with subdued colors, it looks clean enough to wear in the office, all while pairing nicely with casual outfits for rocking everywhere else. It’s technical, too, delivering wind and water resistance to shrug off the elements, all while carrying plenty of stretch and an ultra-lightweight build.
The Strongbody Gastown Jacket has a three layer construction for the body, consisting of an outer layer that repels wind and rain while feeling soft to the touch, a waterproof Dintex membrane under it, and a breathable inner mesh lining. The sleeves, on the other hand, are cut in a four-way stretch fabric with DWR treatment, allowing you to move your shoulders and arms freely while shedding water and moisture. While a three-layer construction sounds like it makes for a thick jacket, this one has a truly lightweight build, making it easy to pack in your overnight bag for a trip or a duffel for a workout.
Features include chafe-resistant flat lock stitching, two waterproof zippered front pockets, two inner pouches, YKK zippers, and neoprene cuffs. It comes in two colors: midnight black and asphalt.
A Kickstarter campaign is currently running for the Strongbody Gastown Jacket. Pledges to reserve a unit starts at $99.