The Arc’teryx Venta SV offers the highest degree of wind resistance and warmth within Arc’teryx’s lineup of softshells. It’s also versatile. And stylish. In fact, there’s little this jacket can’t handle.
If you’re going to test the Niseko jacket from Eider, you might as well test it in the place it was named after. And throughout a huge storm cycle in Japan, the Niseko Jacket proved to be an incredibly well-thought out and well-constructed jacket, ideal for cold temps and seriously deep days.
Unsurprisingly, the Cosmic jacket measures up to the burliness, versatility, and stylishness we’ve come to expect from Trew. So reviewer Julia Van Raalte talks instead about the functionality of specific features and how well the Cosmic works for women.
If you’re looking for a jacket with high-end shell performance to battle the elements – and comfy down insulation to keep you warm – then The North Face Hecktic Down Jacket should be on your short list.