Royal Robbins Princeton Jacket
Price Paid: $100
This caught my eye because it looked sophisticated and fairly functional. Basically this is a reinterpretation of the classic car coat. I wasn't even sure I liked it until I put it on and then I was sold.
The fabric looks like melton wool like a pea coat and kind of tweedy but it isn't. It's impervious to rain, snow and wind. I can say that because I've worn it in recent blizzards in the Sierra Nevada and rain storms in Malibu. Dress it up with slacks and a sweater to head in to the office or grunge it down with jeans and a T-shirt.
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January Clearance On now! Don't let the wool-like appearance fool you! Royal Robbins Princeton jacket is pure polyester and has adventure built right into the fabric weave. Polyester weave creates a clean, heathered wool appearance, wicks away moisture and breathes well. Windproof, waterproof and breathable laminate protects you from unpredictable weather; seams are sealed to increase protection. Soft and comfortable against the skin, polyester fleece lining increases warmth. Quilted nylon taffeta sleeve lining eases layering. Full-length stormflap covers zipper and increases weather protection. Two zippered hand pockets shelter your fingers with microfleece lining; two exterior flap pockets hold small extras. Zippered chest pocket and interior zippered pocket stow essentials. Articulated elbows allow full range of movement. Snap-closure cuffs adjust the fit to seal out cold air.