Fleece material: Insulation provided by air
The fleece component is designed to trap air in the space formed by its texture; this air acts as a natural insulator, keeping the body warm. It is the brushing of the knit fabric that traps the air.
Durability of the components
Resistance to wear and abrasion test: for example, we check that the fleeces do not pill using tests conducted in laboratories. Colour retention test: the colour fastness is verified to ensure that the colours do not bleed when coming into contact with saliva. Ageing test: repeated washing should not affect the fabric's properties, behaviour, thickness or appearance.
Reduced environmental impact
Did you know that a plastic bottle takes 100 to 1,000 years to biodegrade? We developed a fleece knit made of recycled polyester. It comes from recycled industrial scraps and plastic bottles (recycled polyester from 65% bottles and 35% recycled threads).
Tips for storage and maintenance
Machine wash - 30° max - normal
Do not bleach
Do not tumble dry
Do not iron
Do not dry-clean
Store on a hanger or folded in a clean, dry place.
Restrictions on use
Keep away from heat sources.
TESTS AND WARRANTY
We carry out 2 types of thermal testing:
- either a test of the material of our fleeces.
- or on a thermal mannequin in a thermal chamber. We reproduce the conditions of temperature, wind (5 km/h) and humidity that you would encounter in the mountains walking at 5 km/h in our testing chambers.
These tests allow us to validate our design choices. So we can adapt our thermal insulation where you most need it.
Our team of designers is based at the foot of Mont Blanc, in the Haute-Savoie region (France). All year round, our designers create and develop products that are appealing, simple, and technologically advanced. These are then ruthlessly tested in the field because we believe that the only way to continually improve is to test the products under the real-life conditions that you will experience.