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Polartec works with leading brands from around the world to bring performance fabric technologies into their concepts, designs, and big ideas.

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Rhone & Polartec: Mad Match

A remote desert, a makeshift tennis court, and an endless tennis match. How would you keep cool? The Rhone Delta Polo uses Polartec® Delta™ cooling fabric technology to supercharge your body’s natural cooling response.

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Houdini: Power To The People

Polartec is a global leader in sustainable manufacturing and pioneered the development of recycled (and recyclable) fabrics. 99% of Houdini’s products are either recycled, biodegradable or Bluesign® certified. Together, we design garments with respect to versatility via technical functionality and timeless aesthetics. Everyone from mountain guides to gardeners have discovered the comfort of Houdini’s iconic Power Stretch Pro series jackets. No matter what you choose, you have a new companion for years of adventures.

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Stio & Polartec: Basis PowerWool

Meet Stio’s year round, lightweight base layer line, which takes everything you love about merino wool and uses bi-component knits to make it even better. They vetted world class fabrics, testing fit and performance, and designed a base layer that manages moisture during high-output pursuits on foot, skis or two wheels. The Basis PowerWool™ collection features soft, ultra-fine merino wool next-to-skin to wick moisture, and a quick-drying polyester outer that adds strength and durability.

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Dynafit & Polartec: Mezzalama

The laws of warmth and motion must be respected during the most challenging ski mountaineering race in the Italian Alps, Trofeo Mezzalama. Dynafit and Polartec collaborated to create performance apparel that keeps athletes comfortable and safe despite extremes.

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PolarFleece®: The Original Article

PolarFleece® is the Original Article and brand name for what would become Polartec technical fleece. Today, we relaunched this icon of the New England lifestyle with the customizable Andover Pullover: a modern-retro homage to the original style first introduced in 1981. Made from 100% recycled Polartec® Classic 200 fleece, each garment is cut and sewn in New England, and can be customized in 9 different facets and over a billion different color combinations.

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Teton Bros. & Polartec: The Search for Kinobi

Kinobi is the coming together of function and beauty. In the mountain village of Hineomata, Polartec and Teton Bros. came together and our search for Kinobi began. We saw just how well our newest version of breathable waterproof Polartec NeoShell, made exclusively for Teton Bros and their TB Jacket, performed in the field. It was search for a new expression of capable, elegant outerwear. A search for functional beauty.

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Banana Republic: The Polartec Sweater

Banana Republic turned to us for a new fashion-meets-function version of Thermal Pro® when they created a new piece for winter wardrobes. The result was a versatile piece; the Polartec Sweater. The use of Thermal Pro adds extra performance insulation to this cold weather staple, but with the appearance of a premium sweatshirt. The result is a garment that maintains heat, but is versatile enough for a morning meeting or a night out in the city.

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Mtn Logic: Vertically Tested

Mtn Logic is a unique collaboration between Polartec fabric science and the world class mountain guides of RMI Expeditions. A pure expression of alpine workwear and the very best tools built to the specifications of mountain professionals. Using Power Wool, Alpha, NeoShell, they developed a best-in-class range of technical apparel conceived and tested by working mountain guides. Guides who depend on their clothing to be warm, dry, cool & safe.

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Santini & Polartec: Vega XTREME

Santini partnered with Polartec to create the Vega XTREME jacket, part of Santini's new VEGA line of high performance, cold climate cycling apparel. Designed for riding in the harshest weather conditions, it's powered by Polartec’s Windbloc fabric, a 3 layer shield with an advanced microporous membrane for maximum breathability. Santini and Polartec - offering total protection from wind and rain.

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Galway Bay: All-Weather Jacket

Galway Bay had a thought: the latest technology has improved every category of golf equipment. Except raingear. So they changed that. They scoured the earth for the only 100% waterproof, but breathable fabric, and they found it at Polartec. Hailed as the Best Rain Gear of 2018 by MyGolfSpy, Galway Bay’s All-Weather Jacket uses Polartec® NeoShell® fabric – the most breathable weatherproof technology in the industry. It’s strong and durable without any “bulk.” The design moves with you so you can swing comfortably.

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