Following up with a review article, this time we are featuring the Rainforest Winter jacket by Napapijri. This brand has been featured before in our articles, with some jackets for every season.
The jacket being reviewed this time is one that just can not be overlooked. It comes in a minimalist style, with no overboard logos, patches or colors. Very easy to combine with any style you are going for and casual overall look, that goes well in most occasions.
It is long sleeved, in a loose fit design, that offers a lot of room for movement and it is not only very comfortable, it is also quite lightweight, which is not common for most winter jackets.
As always, we will go in-depth, taking a look at the details of the design, to determine the appropriate season, weather conditions and activities it is suitable for, as well as taking a look at the more technical details such as material, water repellency and durability.
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Where To Buy The Napapijri Rainforest Winter Jacket
Here are the links of the various online shops from different countries where you can buy the jacket:
When To Wear It
The Rainforest winter jacket is quite versatile. It is very lightweight, designed for comfort and mobility, which makes it suitable to be worn while practicing sports, or doing outdoor activities. It has a casual design, resembling a pullover, therefore leaving it up to you to decide when and where to wear it.
Whether it is for casual hang outs or camping outdoors, this jacket will definitely serve the purpose. It comes with thermal regulation, which makes it very resistant to the cold and capable of providing considerable warmth. It comes with a smart insulation design, so there will not be any heat loss or cold drafts making it through the jacket.
It is lightweight enough to exercise in, and yet durable and comfortable enough to be worn daily, as your go-to jacket.
Apart from the Napapijri logo and the Norwegian flag to the front, there are not any other logos. It is not a stand out jacket, so it will not make you look out of place, no matter where you decide to go with it.
It comes with a large chest pocket, that closes with Velcro. There are no side pockets, due to the jacket’s opening on the left side. The design is not that of a typical jacket, with the front zipper. It comes with a half zipper from the chest pocket to the collar, and a side zipper, to make it easier to put on and take off.
This is a jacket that can be worn in different weather conditions, since it comes with ventilation under the arms and highly breathable polyester insulation, making it suitable to be worn in dry, cold weather. It also comes with a fixed hood, adjustable with bungee cords and a buckle, with water resistant material, making it suitable for rainy weather, as well as light snow.
There are adjustment elastic cords on the inside for a better fit, as well as on the cuffs, so you can rest assure that it will fit not only properly but also comfortably.
The materials of this jacket are a combination of Nylon and Polyester. The outer shell is 100% Nylon, making it a water resistant jacket and highly durable in different weather conditions but as well as in different environments.
The inner lining is made of 100% Polyester, giving it the ability to allow perspiration to leave the body, as well as insulate the jacket and the body.
There is a mid layer, made of 100% Polyester padding, which provides the thermal regulation as well as provides warmth. There are also taped seams, to aid in insulation and water resistance.
The materials are of the highest quality, ensuring comfort and durability, all very important qualities, especially of winter jackets, which have to withstand different conditions.
The color selection for this jacket features several colors, most of which are neutral and match nicely with most clothes, and a couple are more striking.
The available colors include: Canal, Black, Red, Dark blue, Pine needle, Tar, Huckleberry, Royal blue and Grey.
There are no contrasting zippers or colored details, making it a jacket that goes well with most clothing styles, without overpowering the look.
User Reviews & Feedback
As you are now accustomed, we will be featuring several reviews from users of this jacket, for a better and more complete view.
The main thing that all users agree on, is the quality. This jacket just lives up to what it promises, high quality material and durability. The comfort is, of course, indisputable.
As for the look, they all comment on its beauty and simple design, that make it casual to be worn daily, but elegant so you look well dressed and well put together.
For those who wonder whether it truly withstands the cold as it is supposed to, rest assured, it most certainly does, with many users to prove that it provides as well as maintains the warmth.
And as for the rain, it is another quality well-tested and confirmed, as several people who live in rainy areas, are quite pleased with their purchase and the jacket’s ability to keep them dry.
To conclude our whole review, the Rainforest winter jacket for men, truly lives up to its popularity and good name. It is a smartly designed jacket, with many features that make it suitable for most weather conditions, temperatures and environments. It doesn’t lack in style, nor in color selection, adding to the reasons as to why you should give this jacket a try.
And here you can see a nice video presentation from Napapijri: