I must admit when I first opened the bag, I was a little unsure where this would sit in my workwear wardrobe and why it had been created until I started to wear it. I guess it comes down to what time of year it is, at the moment it is summer and leaving work early can be a bit cool ahead of a hotter day on site. The style is a loose-fit hoodie with short sleeves designed to be worn as it is or over a long-sleeve tee for extra warmth and a casual look during everyday work.
Leaving home you may want to put on something that is just going to keep you warm whilst the day is warming up and you get moving, it works prefect over a long-sleeve T-shirt and with the soft cotton-and-polyester fabric content it provides insulation in the cool time but also more breathability in the warmer times until the day has heated up sufficiently to allow you to take it off.
The side zips provide easy access to tools and allow for an even looser fit and ventilation, the reflective print on the chest is in the iconic Snickers branding which is extremely popular with the builders and the rear print has a yellow and two-tone grey modern style. The hood with a drawcord allows for a snuck fit in windy conditions but I personally thought the hood was already well fitted and didn’t need adjusting, the hood also comes up nice high under the chin too, so nice and snug. One thing to consider is that the hoodie comes up quite big, I am usually a Large, approx 42” chest and weigh around 13 stone, but the medium hoodie was ample for me, I guess it depends on how much you want to layer up under the short sleeve hoodie.
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