Mountain Research’s output may be meticulously crafted and unfailingly chic, but designer Setsumasa Kobayashi isn’t necessarily connected to the worlds of traditional fashion or hype driven streetwear. As to be expected from a brand whose biannual collections are conceived of in a literal mountain retreat, practical functionality is always the foremost priority for Kobayashi and Mountain Research.
The cotton nylon mod parka features a mesh hood with fasteners for line removal and a safety pinned message flag for custom specifications. Looks good as a stand collar jacket. The desorption system uses the same standard as the familiar down vest parts, and it is also possible to attach various parts.