Arc'teryx Covert Hoody
Price Paid: $175
This was supposed to be a clothing investment. I bought it because it was made in Canada - and I use this type of clothing a lot. I like to buy quality gear rather than having lots of crap.
The zipper irritated by chin. After only one wash I noted some pilling. After 3-5 washes the fabric was annoyingly pilly! I hate pilling- it makes stuff look cheap.
This was expensive (even on sale) and I expected way better quality. I brought it back and Arc'teryx is replacing it with something similar. I can't be bothered shopping around so I'll take what they recommend. I don't have time to shop - I don't live in town and have to drive a long way to buy anything so I do my research first.
I am sooo disappointed. I hate shopping and hoped that this jacket would work for me for a long time. grrrrr
Price Paid: $160
Great fit and style, but not as warm as expected. Does a poor job of keeping wind out -- second or third layer needed even in moderate weather to stay warm.
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The Arc'teryx Covert Hoody is made with textured Polartec Thermal Pro Sweater Knit, this design presents a stylish hooded sweater look with traditional Polartec performance. The cut is casual, the textile is warm and the hood provides solace from cool weather.
The Women's Arc'teryx Covert Hoody is a casual but warm and techinal fleece sweater. With a casual cut and a timeless style, this jacket will keep you warm no matter where you wander. Breathable, quick-drying fabric Two hand pockets with laminated zippers Full front zipper Laminated sleeve pocket with laminated zip
The women's Covert Hoodie from Arc'teryx is a breathable fleece hoodie with casual, yet outstanding style. It's ideal for layering or as a stand-alone jacket. Wool-textured Polartec(R) Thermal Pro(R) fleece creates a stylish hooded sweater look with traditional Polartec performance. Fleece is breathable, quick-drying, warm and durable. Shaped hood provides shelter from the weather outside. Arc'teryx Covert hoodie features a full-length front zipper and stretch-knit cuffs and hem. 2 hand pockets and 1 sleeve pocket, all with laminated zippers. Flatlocked seams reduce bulk and enhance comfort; no-lift gusseted underarms keep jacket in place when arms are raised.
The Arc'teryx Women's Covert Fleece Hooded Jacket might look like wool, but it's made with Polartec Thermal Pro fabric. This hoodie dries quickly if you get sweaty on a hike or if you have to wash coffee-spills out of it after a long travel day. This jacket has a relaxed fit, and it slides easily under waterproof shells for the ski season. Flatlock seams keep the bulk down when you layer or wear it with a backpack on.The Covert features gusseted underarms to keep the jacket in place while you reach, twist, and bend. The stretch-knit cuffs help with that too, and they feel smooth next to your wrists. Arc'teryx added color-contrasted bindings on the hem, cuffs, and hood for style and durability.