Reversible Mercurial Jacket by The North Face
The Mercurial jacket is an ideal jacket for keeping the heat in when needed, or reflecting the suns rays to help keep you cooler.
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“If you are only going to bring one warm jacket, this is the rig, two jackets in one.” -Cedar Wright, The North Face® Athlete, Rock Climber By watching his black and yellow Labradors play in the sun, one of our designers had a realization that led to the creation of this jacket. Realizing colors play a large roll in reflecting or absorbing heat, each side of this jacket is deliberately a certain color to aid in heat retention or loss. When worn with the silver side out, 39-47 percent more of the sun’s rays are reflected than worn with the black side out. When worn with the black side out, the bend of the baffles flex to hug your body, creating an uninterrupted barrier that increases the body’s temperature. When worn with the silver side out, baffles flex outwards, opening up the baffles to create gaps where heat can escape. The end result: a technically advanced reversible jacket that keeps you wildly warmer or cooler depending on how you wear it. Features * Performance fit * Revolutionary new quilted construction technique provides more thermal insulation when worn black side out * Schoeller® reflective fabric retains 39–47% less heat from the Sun when worn silver side out * Napoleon pocket * Hand pockets * Elasticized cuffs * Hem cinch-cord * Summit Series® collection * Style Number: ABQX