Icebreaker Women's RealFleece High Pile Vest

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The cosy and comfortable, slim-fit RealFleece™ High Pile Vest is designed to add core warmth to any active adventure. RealFleece™ is a luxurious, brushed Merino wool fleece that is naturally warm, soft, breathable and odour resistant. Other features include a moisture-wicking Cool-Lite™ lining, offset shoulder seams for pack-wearing comfort, elastic binding at the armholes for a comfortable, secure fit and zipped hand pockets to stow essentials. Perfect for layering or on its own.

Features

  • Slim fit
  • RealFleece™: an authentic brushed Merino wool that is naturally warm and soft to the touch
  • Cool-Lite™ lining is lightweight, breathable and designed to manage moisture
  • Curved edge at neck for comfort
  • Elastic armholes for comfort
  • Shoulder seams are flatlocked and set back to prevent friction

Specifications

Made From Shell face: RealFleece™ 100% Merino wool
Shell back: 100% TENCEL™
Lining: Cool-Lite™ 60% TENCEL™, 40% Merino wool
Merino wool 25 micron (Exclusive of decoration)
Technologies

Merino wool is super lightweight, soft, non-itchy, non-clammy, warm in the cold and cool in the heat, and has a miraculous ability to resist odour. Because it was made in the mountains rather than in a petrochemical laboratory. It's naturally renewable, recyclable and biodegradable.

RealFleece® is Icebreaker's natural, luxurious, brushed Merino wool alternative to a synthetic fleece. Made with corespun yarn, the superfine Merino wool is reinforced with a fine nylon core for strength and durability and the brushing traps heat to provide you with supreme softness and warmth while keeping weight down.

Cool-Lite™ combines Merino wool and TENCEL™, a natural fibre sourced from sustainable eucalyptus plantations, so bringing together two natural, low environmental impact fibres. The high natural moisture content of TENCEL® keeps you cool in the heat yet remains dry to the touch and is 60-70% cooler than Merino wool alone, as well as having exceptional wicking abilities (50% more moisture absorbed than cotton and dries twice as fast as polyester). The Merino wool component resists odour, breathes, and regulates temperature when it turns cooler. Defeat the heat in comfort.

The smaller the micron, the finer the fibre, the softer it feels. The diameter of a Merino fibre is measured in microns – where one micron equals one millionth of a metre. Icebreaker's Merino fibres range from 15.5 to 23.5 microns to ensure a soft hand feel across our skin to outer layers. Finer fibres feel softer because they bend more easily when in contact with the skin.

  • Icebreaker next-to-skin layers: 15.5-18.5 micron
  • Icebreaker mid layers: 18.6-22.5 micron
  • Icebreaker outer layers: 22.6-23 micron
  • Synthetic fibres: 30 micron
  • Traditional wool fibre: 50 micron
  • Human hair: 70 micron
Care

Close all fasteners before washing. Machine wash cold on a gentle cycle. Wash with like colours. Do not use softeners, do not use bleach. Dry flat in the shade, do not tumble dry. Do not iron. Dry clean. Exact instructions on the care label.

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