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Borealis Waterproof Jacket

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Rated 4.9 out of 5
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If you could only own one jacket, make it the Borealis. Waterproof, warm, and lightweight, it’s built to withstand theRead more

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Borealis Waterproof Jacket

If you could only own one jacket, make it the Borealis. Waterproof, warm, and lightweight, it’s built to withstand the worst the weather can throw at you. Both the 2.5L outer fabric and the warm Finisterre Engineered Insulation fill are made from recycled polyester, topped off with a fluorocarbon-free DWR finish, protecting both you and the planet. 


Fit

  • Improved fit, true-to-size

  • Relaxed cut, designed for layering over knitwear

  • Studio model Dan is wearing a medium and is 5’11” / 181cm tall, chest 40.5” / 103cm, waist 32” / 81cm

Details

  • 2.5L fully waterproof fabric with taped seams throughout

  • 10,000mm hydrostatic head waterproof rating

  • 100% recycled polyester outer fabric with micro ripstop

  • 92% recycled Finisterre Engineered Insulation S-form fill

  • Fluorocarbon-free DWR

  • Highly breathable

  • YKK reverse coil zip with poppered storm flap

  • Inner zip pocket for valuables

  • Improved more durable zip pockets with storm flap

  • Popper adjustable cuffs

  • Adjustable hood with shaped peak, packs away into collar when not in use

  • Adjustable drawcord hem with grosgrain reinforcement

  • Microfleece chin guard

  • Made in China

  • Waterproof
  • Waterproof

  • 10,000mm HH 2.5 layer waterproof shell, fully seam sealed

  • Warmth
  • Warmth

  • Lightweight Finisterre Engineered Insulation recycled fill

  • BREATHABILITY
  • Breathability

  • Comfortable breathable fabrics

Fabric Sourcing & Sustainability

We are proud to do things differently - find out more about our factories and the fabrics we use on Sustainability at Finisterre.

2.5 layer 100% recycled polyester ripstop outer shell, sourced from Japan. PU breathable membrane, 100% cotton lining. NFC DWR (durable water repellent), fluorocarbon free. Finisterre Engineered Insulation S-form fill, 92% recycled polyester / 8% polyester.

We recommend washing at 30°C with a gentle non-detergent / Drip-dry only / Do not use fabric conditioner, bleach or dry-clean / Reproof when needed

FLUOROCARBON-FREE - WE PROMISED. WE DELIVERED.

For the majority of waterproof clothing, water repellency is achieved by treating fabrics with fluorocarbon-based Durable Water Repellents (DWRs). However, the fluorocarbons they contain leach slowly from the fabrics and enter the water system. Over time they bioaccumulate in the environment and into the food chain, with the potential to disrupt the immune system and fertility of both wildlife and human beings.

Traditional DWRs are made up of C6 or C8 long-chain chemicals. We had been using C6 for the past five years, which is comparatively better than C8 due to its ability to break down over time, making it slower to bioaccumulate. As a business we are by no means perfect, nor do we have all the answers, but in the face of an ever changing landscape, we always seek and commit to the best and most sustainable way of making our product. Last year we announced our commitment as a business towards eliminating fluorocarbons from our waterproof range by the end of 2017. We believed it was attainable and we're proud to have made it a reality.

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Rated 4 out of 5
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Good experience, sizes come up large

I had forgotten how large Finisterre sizes are - ordered medium, my usual size everywhere else, and was absolutely drowned. Small replacement perfect, apart from a tiny shortness in the sleeves which I can live with.

Jacket itself is lovely. Had nice comments about it in first week of wear. Filling could perhaps be a little more dense, and therefore warmer, but should be OK for all but the coldest of days in a city.

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Borealis

Great fit, good sized pocket for OS maps & looking so smart outdoors

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Brilliant

Excellent jacket, casual but also smart. V happy 😃

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Extremely functional and stylish

Not only looks good, it’s totally waterproof and pretty warm too, cherry on top is the micro fibre lined pockets

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Excellent coat

Fits incredibly well and the quality is top notch!

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Size Guide

  HEIGHT CHEST WAIST
XS 5’5” - 5’7” 34” - 36” 28” - 30”
  165 - 170 cm 86 - 91 cm 71 - 76 cm 
S 5’7” - 5’9” 36” - 38” 30” - 32”
  170 - 175 cm 91 - 96 cm 76 - 81 cm
M 5’9” - 5’11” 38” - 40” 32" - 34"
  175 - 180 cm 96 - 101 cm 81 - 86 cm
L 5’11” - 6’1” 40” - 42” 34” - 36”
  180 - 185 cm 101 - 106 cm 86 - 91 cm
XL 6’1” - 6’3” 42” - 44” 36” - 38”
  185 - 190 cm 106 - 111 cm 91 - 96 cm
XXL 6’3” - 6’5” 44” - 46” 38” - 40”
  190 - 195 cm 111 - 116 cm 96 - 101 cm