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New jacket baffle technology

Award   WINNER 2018
Category   Apparel
Company   Valandre

Articulated Down jacket with an incorporated 3D hood. 265g down filling. Assembled by 56 anatomical shaped and pre-cut baffles (3D baffle technology) creating 66 compartments. Inner liner cut in a Medium size (29 Pcs), and outer shell cut in a Large size (37 pcs). "Non down shift" compartment design. Articulated sleeve with CIRCULAR shaped overarm baffles, and OVAL shaped underarm baffles, creating a different contact “feeling” between over and underarm. Inner liner ASAHI-KASEI Nylon 6.6 40g/m2, Outer Nylon 6.6 PU laminated mini rip-stop 45g/m2. This technology opens up to a new and different dimention in the world of down jacket compartimentation systems. "The Troll is in the box".

Outstanding in the following evaluation criteria

  • Degree of innovation
  • Functionality
  • Workmanship

Jury Statement

This down jacket is all about its innovative baffle construction. The sophisticated design of its anatomically shaped, pre-cut down chamber compartmentalisation allows the down to loft more fully to offer impressive insulation performance. And it moves well for such a big insulation piece.