The North Face Apex Bionic 2 Softshell Jacket for women can be used around town for its style or as a layering option due to its warmth. However, it’s bulkiness and above average weight makes it less than ideal for high intensity activities or light and fast adventures.
The Smartwool Merino 250 Baselayer Crew for women is a fashionable base-layer that is equally suited for casual wear and outdoor adventures. The comfortable fabric, breathability, and flattering fit make this a top choice for solo-wear around town or for wearing underneath a shell in colder temperatures.
The Patagonia Nano Puff Pullover Insulated Jacket for women is a lightweight and comfortable jacket that is best suited for walking around town or for layering under a shell in cold temperatures. The limited breathability and mobility make this not ideally suited for intense outdoor activities. However, the impressive synthetic warmth-to-weight ratio and moderate wind-resistance make this a useful product.
The Outdoor Research Aspire Jacket for women is lightweight and packable, making it a nice choice for fast and light outdoor adventures. The light materials does come with a tradeoff, however, with some users reporting that water soaks through in heavy rain.
The Smartwool Merino 250 1/4-Zip Top for women is NOT itchy. That’s right, a wool shirt with no itchiness. This is an all-season shirt with breathability, warmth, comfort, and functionality, making it great for outdoor aerobic activities in all climates.
The Flylow Foxy Bib Pant for women is a high-end ski and snowboard bib intended for high intensity outdoor pursuits. The bib is cleverly designed with smart features and is well-built. It really shines when it comes to durability and ventilation options.
The CW-X Endurance Pro Tight for women is a compression tight that aids with muscle fatigue, muscle recovery, temperature regulation, and posture alignment. The moisture-wicking fabric and performance-enhancing capabilities make this a good choice for active outdoor sports, after taking the time to find the correct size.
The Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Vest for women is best suited as a stand-alone layer in moderate temperatures, or a mid-layer in cold climates, featuring comfortable material, an optimal warmth-to-weight ratio, compressibility, mobility, and a stylish look. This piece is versatile enough to wear climbing or walking around the city.
The Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Jacket for women is a stylish workhorse that can be worn climbing mountains or around town. While there are lighter and warmer jackets available, the Nano Puff is a high performing jacket that strikes a good balance with its features.
The North Face Metropolis II Parka for women is a warm and stylish jacket for around town. While not intended for technical uses, it is a comfortable, warm and attractive choice for walking around.