Whether you are serious about sports or just enjoy a brisk walk outside, softshell jackets could be your best option when it comes to outdoor activities.
The great thing about this type of jacket is the warmth it provides, while being very lightweight. A softshell jacket can be worn either as an outer jacket, or when the weather takes it too far, as a layer jacket, underneath your heavier outerwear, making it a versatile item to keep in your wardrobe.
You can find numerous types of softshell jackets, which vary in design, material and practicality. They might have a difference in breathability, insulation and other features such as being waterproof or whether they come with a hood.
After our first article, today we have made another selection of seven high quality softshell jackets for men, from Geographical Norway, a company well-known for their variety of clothes, especially jackets. You will find different features, material blends, colors and designs, thus allowing you to find a softshell jacket fit for you and which will suit your favorite activities best.
Without further ado, let’s take a look at our selection:
Geographical Norway – Men Softshell Outdoor Jacket
The first jacket is made of a combination of 96% Polyester and 4% Elastane, with water-repellent treatment and high breathability. It is a windproof jacket, with heat insulation provided by the long collar and Velcro closured cuffs. It comes with a removable hood which can be adjusted using drawstrings.
There are four front pockets, two on the sides and two on the chest. Another pocket is on the left sleeve and there is also an inner pocket which can be used for mp3 players. This is a slim fit jacket and comes in five different colors: Black, Grey, Red, White and Blue.
Geographical Norway Trimaran – Men Softshell Jacket
The Trimaran softshell jacket comes in the same material blend as the previous jacket, with 96% Polyester and 4% Elastane. It has an inner lining as well, made of 100% Polyester (fleece). It is a durable jacket, with waterproof and windproof features, with high breathability. It is a long sleeved jacket and has a removable hood, adjustable with drawstrings.
There are drawstrings at the hem as well, providing a better fit and extra insulation. The cuffs have Velcro, so they can be better adjusted and keep all the rain, wind and cold out. There are two side pockets, one breast pocket, one sleeve pocket and two zippered inner pockets. The color selection includes: Black, Red, Grey, Blue and Kiwi.
Geographical Norway Terrible – Men Softshell Jacket
Moving on to a looser fit jacket, but still quite insulated, it’s the Terrible jacket for men. Don’t let the name fool you, this is one of the better fitting and mobile jackets out there. It is designed to adjust according to movement, allowing you comfortable and easy mobility.
This jacket comes with a detachable hood, and long sleeves, with a Velcro on the cuffs and an inner sleeve which extends towards the fingers and has a thumb opening, aiding to the insulation as well as mobility. There are three pockets on the front and a zippered pocket on the inside.
It is a breathable jacket, with waterproof and windproof qualities. There are six color combinations to choose from, with the fabric colors including: Red, White, Black, Grey and Blue.
Geographical Norway Rainman – Men Softshell Jacket
On to the Rain man jacket, this is a much warmer softshell. It is made of 96% Polyester and 4% Elastane, with an inner fleece lining made of 100% Polyester. It is from the Turbo Dry 5000 series, which include highly waterproof jackets, which dry easily and are highly breathable.
There is a high collar which closes up with a full-length zipper. The hood is adjustable with drawstrings, which are also around the waistband to make this jacket fit properly. There is Velcro on the cuffs and there is also a back lining made of fleece, for extra protection and warmth. There are three pockets on the front, each zippered. Yellow, Red and Blue are the three colors available for this model.
Geographical Norway Rivoli – Men Outdoor Softshell Jacket
This other jacket is designed specifically for sports, with extra comfort and mobility, allowing for the movements to be easy and swift, without the jacket getting in your way. It is highly insulated and provides warmth even in lower temperatures or rain. It is a highly breathable jacket, allowing for perspiration to leave the body, with fast-drying, as well as waterproof and windproof qualities.
The material is a blend of spandex and polyester. It is a long sleeved jacket, with a detachable and adjustable hood. The design is a slim fit, with three pockets on the front. This jacket is ideal for transitioning periods and cold summer nights, so keep in mind that while it does provide warmth and insulation, if the weather is too challenging, this is a jacket best used as a layering jacket. The colors include: Black, Blue, Yellow and Red.
Geographical Norway Tortolo Trident – Men Softshell Jacket
The Tortolo softshell jacket comes with a higher collar than the other jackets, with a removable hood, adjustable with cords. It is made of 96% Polyester and 4% Elastane, with waterproof and windproof qualities.
It is a long sleeved jacket, which comes with waterproof zippers on the pockets as well as on the front of the jacket, all the way up the collar. There are three pockets on the front, one on the left sleeve and another on the inside. The colors available to choose from are: Black, Red, Blue, Grey and Kiwi.
Geographical Norway Tangata – Men Softshell Jacket
And lastly, the Tangata model is a highly functional jacket, which adjusts to movement and comes with drawstrings on the waistband to adjust to different body shapes. It is made of 96% Polyester and 4% Elastane, with an inner fleece lining, for extra warmth. This is a waterproof jacket, breathable and with quick drying features.
There are two side pockets, two chest pockets and another on the left sleeve. On the inside there are two zippered pockets, one of which, comes appropriated for mp3 players, with an earphone opening. The hood is detachable and adjustable. There is a zipper closure on the front as well as a high collar, for added insulation and protection against the elements. There are five colors available: Red, Black, Grey, White and Blue.