Westcomb and Roots Collaborate on Iconic Cold Weather Styles


Vancouver, British Columbia (October 20, 2015) – Combining the storied craftsmanship of Westcomb and the iconic north country styles of Roots, the two Canadian brands introduce new jackets designed to tackle the Canadian winter or any cold weather clime in style.

The Roots X Westcomb collaboration delivers new down insulated jackets for men and women offering seamless style and versatile protection for outdoor and urban adventurers alike. With a clean urban aesthetic and Westcomb’s signature international fit the jackets offer adaptable fashion for when temperatures are dipping whether on a night in the city or at the ski area.

Named for Canada’s highest peak, Mount Logan jackets are incredibly warm due to the premium 900-fill white goose down insulation. The jackets are comfort rated to -20 degrees Celsius. Tough ripstop Pertex Equilibrium face fabric is treated with a durable water repellent for shedding snow and water. Both the men's and women’s cuts are available in dark spruce green and black colorways.

Both brands are at the pinnacle of Canadian functional fashion. Established in 1973, Roots is an iconic label embodying a deep connection to the vast Canadian wilderness and active lifestyles. Known the world over for it’s leather goods, athletic wear, accessories and more, the Roots brand is synonymous with quality, integrity and longevity of its products.

Based in Vancouver, Westcomb has earned a stellar reputation for its premium Made In Canada goods by delivering performance apparel designs crafted with top-quality branded fabric technologies and high-end workmanship. The brand’s single design-to-production facility offers unparalleled oversight to the entire production process through every stage resulting in garments of exceptional quality. Built on the ethos of human powered adventures, Westcomb gear is designed to take you further and elevate the outdoors experience.

More details on the collaboration can be found at Westcomb.com and roots.com. Media inquiries can be directed to Patrick Brown at patrick@palemorning.com.

ABOUT WESTCOMB: Westcomb creates innovative, stylish, performance-driven outerwear for men and women 100 percent designed, tested and made in Canada. Westcomb gear achieves a standard of excellence only attainable through the constant access and oversight provided by their industry leading commitment to local manufacturing. Westcomb builds their unique performance apparel with a remarkable roster of industry leading supplier brands including Polartec, eVent, Schoeller, YKK, Pertex, Primaloft and premium goose down.