MEC Chamelia 2 in 1 Jacket - Women's

5034-014
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Description

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While others struggle with the weather, wind and wet, you're protected, temperate, and happy as any urban commuter could be. Your secret weapon? A removable liner. You're already working with an 2.5-layer, mid-thigh waterproof breathable trench with fully taped seams and then you have an insulated liner to zip in on brisk mornings and zip out for warm shoulder-season evenings. With flattering seams and fit, and 2-way zips to allow movement when your to-and-from involves biking, this jacket can easily takes you through your day.

  • Waterproof-breathable laminate is made of recycled polyester, with a subtle ripstop weave and a touch of stretch.
  • 2.5 layer construction with fully taped seams.
  • Lining is recycled polyester with polyester insulation: lighter in the sleeves, heavier through the body to add heat where you need it.
  • Removable quilted inner zips out, and secures with a loop and snap attachment at the back of the neck and sleeves.
  • Removable inner liner has a collar that doesn't extend into the hood.
  • 3-panel hood with a polyester draw cord so you can snug it in close.
  • Button tab adjustable cuffs that cinch to your ideal size.
  • 2 handwarmer pockets with fold over flaps and decorative buttons.
  • Inner layer has a small zippered interior chest pocket.
  • Full-length storm flap over zipper with hidden snaps for protection against precipitation and drafts.
  • 2-way Vislon Plastic #5 front zipper for easy sitting and biking.
  • Back kick pleat vent for style, and additional venting.
  • Centre back length on a size medium is 37.5in.
  • Wash the liner in cold on delicate (in a front-loading washer). No fabric softeners, bleach, ironing, dry cleaning. Tumble dry low.
  • To wash the shell: close all zips and Velcro before washing. Rinse thoroughly and tumble dry low. Steam iron at medium temperature. No fabric softeners, bleach, dry cleaning.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Casual winter wear
Type
  • Waterproof-breathable
  • Insulated synthetic
Technology Monolithic PU laminate
Construction
  • 2.5-layer
  • Quilted
Face fabric 75-denier recycled polyester
Lining/backer 50-denier recycled polyester
Insulation 100g/sq. m polyester (body) + 80g/sq. m polyester (arms)
Fabric waterproof rating

The standard test for waterproof fabrics uses a standing column filled with water. The figures given are the water column height. A rating of 3,500mm or higher can be considered waterproof. The higher the rating, the more durable the waterproof fabric will be over time.

12,000mm
Waterproofness

Waterproof garments use waterproof-breathable technologies and are fully seam-taped. Water-resistant garments use waterproof-breathable technologies but their seams are not taped. Water-resistant garments repel water and protect against wind but are not made of waterproof fabric.

Waterproof with fully taped seams
Fabric active breathability

The rate at which a waterproof breathable fabric expels moisture when the inner surface is moist from perspiration. Values under 8,000g/m2/24h provide low performance, 20,000g/m2/24h provide moderate performance and values over 30,000g/m2/24h provide high performance.

20,000g/m2/24h
Pockets
  • 2 handwarmer
  • 1 internal zippered
Windproofness

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.

Windproof
Length Mid-thigh
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.

Yes
Hood Standard
Additional feature(s) 2-way zipper
Made in China