2010 is the year of the Hi-Top. With 3L Pro-Shell Gore-Tex, the [ak] Hi-Top pant has everything you need for backcountry performance, and nothing more.
The FSF urban project is a collaboration between FYi, SOPH, and Fragment. Garments will be built in limited quantities, and are only available in Japan. Contact SOPH.NET for more information.
The AETHER Alto Jacket was developed at FYi. Designed with premium poly fabrics, quilted with Primaloft insulation, and combined with Swiss polished metal zippers by RiRi. Available in Stretch Limo and Poppy.
Like the Men’s, the W’s Hybrid Insulator uses a combination of quilted synthetic insulation, and synthetic fleece. It’s strategically patterned for warmth and breathability. The objective with the Hybrids is to be the ultimate thermal layering garment.
A behind the scenes preview of the upcoming ‘FSF Urban Project’.
Hands down the ultimate thermal layering jacket. The [ak] Hybrid is a combination of synthetic fleece and synthetic quilted insulation. It’s patterned to keep your core warmer, while keeping more air-permeability in high perspiration zones. I pretty much live in this garment most of the winter. You should too.
The BK Insulator is a must-have. In winter I run a BK more than any other garment. It’s the go-to 6 days a week. On the -really- cold days, I even run it as my thermal layer under a Hover jacket, and it works great. It’s super buttery soft, compressible and lightweight, with premium goose-down insulation. Two hand pockets, chest pocket, lower hem cinch, and pit zips.
The new AK Hover Jacket has gone to the next level. It’s a 3L Proshell Gore-tex laminate with a high performance 70 denier Nylon face, combined with the ultralight ‘kaya’ woven backer on the inside. This jacket is ideal for backcountry use with the highest possible breathability, and two big reach across cargo pockets (fully accessible while wearing a backpack) that have external bellows, so the volume of the loaded pockets stays on the outside. You can literally put a DVcam in the pocket, and forget it’s there! This is a minimalist / purpose built high performance snowboarding shell, if you’re looking for the bells and whistles feature package, look elsewhere…
This is the best snowboarding shell on-snow for 2010.