is a definition for wears called functional. The Softshell conception doesn't refer to any definite brand. Softshell-type wears are used widely in outdoor clothing. They suit perfectly for practicing extreme sports or walking in the city. Softshell in which we can stay during almost whole day in rocks and mountains, in any weather conditions without a necessity for a constant change of clothes, and without exposing ourselves to overcooling or overheating. An additional good point of Softshell-type clothes is a reduced weight of clothes.
is a combination of two or three layers of fabric in order to improve a comfort together with ensuring simultaneously a protection against varying weather conditions.
is fabric combined of two or three layers. In general the material has WR (Water Repellency) or DWR (Durable Water Repellency) finishing which prevent absorbing water by an outer layer. Inner side of the Softshell material, which keeps the warmth, is a lining – in general micro-polar one. A breathable membrane, placed between the outer layer and the inner one, makes possible to diverse moisture out. The membrane protects you also against the wind.
is characterized by exact parameters, which give information about a quality of a membrane used. These parameters are: breath ability (g/m2/24h), and water-proofing (mm H2O). Higher value of these parameters means that Softshell is qualitatively better.
is a new trend in the world-wide fashion. Most often they are made of vegetable fibre, which burden the natural environment least of all. Ecological clothes are made of: ecological cotton (called also organic or bio), bamboo, recycled polyester.
are not only ecological, but have also bacteriostatic characteristics. It means that growing of bacteria on their surfaces is impeded, hence such clothes don't stink.