A new innovative design in outerwear, The North Face has come up with a jacket that adapts to changes in the weather using baffles to regulate temperature. This isn’t your regular down vest kinda baffle system, the Men’s Reversible Mercurial Jacket uses the orientation of the jacket (inside-out or outside-in) to adjust airflow between the baffles. Not only that, but a metallic reflective layer does double duty by reflecting the suns rays when worn on the outside, and reflects your body heat back in if worn on the inside.
The 23-ounce jacket will retail for $350 and results in a dual purpose jacket for hiking, trecking, backpacking, or a trip to the mall on a cold day.[via popsci]