MEC Confidante Insulated Jacket - Women's
Combat the deep, dark, cold days in Sarnia or Saskatoon, or anywhere where winter feels relentless. This tailored jacket is made of waterproof-breathable fabric and is insulated so you can venture out in all weathers. A tall neck protects against cold blasts and deep pockets are lined for warmth and kindness. Fully taped seams keep out wetness and the insulated hood can be secured against gusts.
- Shell is waterproof-breathable woven polyester (41% recycled) with a microporous inner coating and DWR treament that helps sheds rain and snow.
- Taped seams throughout make it fully waterproof.
- Insulated with polyester in the body and hood.
- Insulated hood has an adjustable tab and drawstring.
- 2 deep, fleece-lined handwarmer pockets.
- Zippered external chest pockets and a zippered internal security pocket.
- Zipper has a wind placket to block the cold.
- Button detailing on cuffs.
- Split in back allows you to stride out into the weather.
Technical garments, designed for specific activities have features that aren’t always adaptable to general use. For example, cycling clothing is longer in the back and arms. Activity aside, the fit of MEC clothing falls into these categories:
|Ideal for||Casual winter wear|
|Technology||Microporous PU coating|
|Insulation||80g/sq. m polyester|
Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Weather-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.
|Waterproof with fully taped seams|
A windproof garment does not allow any air to permeate the fabric. A garment with windproof panels has panels of fabric that are totally windproof, but the rest of the garment may not be windproof. A wind-resistant garment resists some wind, but not as much as a garment that is windproof.
Durable water repellency
Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.
- Measure fullest circumference, keeping tape up under arms and across shoulder blades.
- Natural waist
- Measure at the narrowest circumference of your waist.
- Stand with feet together and measure at fullest circumference.
- Arm length
- Bend elbow gently, then measure from centre of back of neck out to point of shoulder, down to back of elbow, and forward to wrist.
- Petite arm length
- Bend elbow gently, then measure from centre of back of neck out to point of shoulder, down to back of elbow, and forward to wrist. Petite size garments are also proportionally shorter overall. Not all styles are available in 'petite'.