Here's what other sites are saying:
Salomon's XA Smartskin Softshell jacket has wind protection in the front, lighter fabric in areas where movement and ventilation are needed most. There are mesh back panels that are super breathable, for a highly aerobic activity in cold weather.
- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version
Cold weather rarely deters you from your aerobic pursuits, and the Salomon XA Smartskin Softshell Jacket gives you one less reason to kill a chilly afternoon on the couch. Built specifically for extra wind protection in key areas of movement and ventilation, the XA Smartskin Softshell boasts ClimaWind technology to offer you optimal protection from head-on winds. Thumb loops add protection at the cuffs and prevent sleeve bunching, and a mesh back panel allows for the dumping of excess heat.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version