Spring Into the Outdoors With Patagonia, Nau & REI


The scent of spring is in the Northern Hemisphere air and outdoors company want their customers out there enjoying it. So they've begun rolling out new tempters. Patagonia have their spring line happening and it includes pieces like these Women's Minimalist II Board Shorts, made from 100% recycled polyester and recyclable through their Common Threads Recycling Program.

Nau have a new recycled polyester garment too. The 2.5 layer Succinctshell waterproof/breathable jacket that weighs a scant 12.6oz (355g), as well as a rather curious women's dress, known as the Chrysalis.

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