The North Face's Aluminum-Coated, Reversible Mercurial Jacket

This winter jacket's reversible lining has silver and black sides. The breathable aluminum-coated surface reflects up to 47% more sun than the cold weather black side, keeping the wearer much cooler when its out.

The jacket is filled with a primaloft, my favourite synthetic down replacement, which stays warm when damp. I'm curious as to how breathable this jacket is, overall, given the black side's weatherproof coating. [TNF]

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