Choosing the right softshell jacket

What is a softshell?

Softshells are named after their smooth, but flexible DWR coated outer layer, or shell. They’re not as uncomfortable or crinkly as a hardshell rain jacket, and they offer more wind and rain protection than a fleece (and they never bobble!). They look great, and you could easily wear one to work or to a snazzy restaurant at night. From lightweight sporting attire to bulletproof Arctic monsters, there’s a softshell for everyone. Read more