Topo Designs’ First-Ever Women’s Collection

The rugged outfitter offers its classic flannel and fleece pieces in more sizes

by Adrienne So After many, many requests, Topo Designs—the Colorado-based outfitter that has garnered acclaim for its rugged, yet stylish outdoor apparel and equipment—has finally released a new line for women. The initial offerings include women’s versions of the popular mountain pants, camp shorts, fleece and shirt, as well as previous collaborations like the exclusive

Cool Hunting Videos Presents: Aether SF

A behind-the-scenes look at San Francisco's newest and most unique retail space

As longtime fans of Aether‘s sophisticated line of outerwear, we jumped at the chance to visit their first brick and mortar retail location. The recently opened San Francisco shop is uniquely constructed from three shipping containers, and is now home to an even more intriguing inventory system. To maximize space, the Aether team incorporated a custom-built rotating rack that spans all three floors. We sat …

Westcomb Focus LT Hoody

The first bare bones shell jacket constructed of 100% waterproof and air permeable eVent DVL fabric

Whether you spend your spare time in the great outdoors or exploring the city, a lightweight, waterproof jacket is a staple this time of year. A standout among the masses of Gore-Tex and Thinsulate out there is the Focus LT Hoody from Westcomb, a company known for melding sleek design with the latest in high-performance materials. Dubbed a hoody due to its basic build—no pit …