DOWN vs SYNTHETIC & HOW TO CHOOSE

Which is better a down or synthetic filled jacket? This is a very common question and the answer is highly dependent on what environments and conditions the jacket will be used in. In this post I will aim to...

How to wash your Rain Jacket

In previous posts we have given you all the tips & advice on Choosing a Waterproof Jacket and a heap of information on Waterproof Fabrics.  Today we will cover how to care for your Rain Jacket. Why...

Why KÜHL is Cool!!

Paddy Pallin is proud to to be your exclusive one stop shop for the highly regarded American clothing brand KÜHL this summer. KÜHL began as Alfwear in 1983 with the Alf hat, a Peruvian-inspired design...
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Review: Rab Kinetic Plus Jacket

Long have I been searching for the perfect jacket... Now before this gets too carried away, allow me to clarify exactly what that is. This holy grail of outer layers has always gone something like this in my...

Q&A with Kevin from KUHL

Dave from Paddy Pallin recently got a chance to catch up with the founder of KUHL Kevin Boyle. We chatted about KUHL's design ethos, skiing and the environment, amongst a heap of other topics. Read on to...
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Review: Arc’teryx Cerium Down Jacket

When Arc'teryx announced in 2013 that they would be moving into the down filled insulation market there was some rumblings of  "Why?" and "What will Arc'teryx do to their down insulation to differ from the...