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“Encompassing a variety of jackets, knitwear, zip-up hoodies, trousers and more, the overall aesthetic exudes premium sportswear with clean menswear ethos.”

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“Descente's entry into the U.S. market is the rare and very welcome addition (and makes a whole lot of sense) in the ever-growing performance / chill time menswear space.”

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“This Mountaineer Mizusawa down jacket is uniquely non-quilted with thermal bonding and taped seams that make it waterproof.”

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“Representing the intersection of luxury, athleisure, and technical gear, DAA will offer the discerning consumer a singular take on performance apparel for all facets of the modern lifestyle when it launches in fall 2018.”

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“Not only will they not get in the way of your fitness experience, but they might just make it more enjoyable, too.”

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“This water-repellent, windproof men’s jacket uses Supersonic Technology to create a relaxed fit that stretches with you and keeps you warm and dry, whatever the weather, as you travel the world.”

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“While all the items [in the Descente x DSPTCH collection] are designed to look excellent when worn together, they’re also more than versatile enough to mix in with your favorite jeans, chinos and sweaters if you’re so inclined.”

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“A Japanese outerwear brand that makes some of the most technologically innovative products on the market.” — New York Magazine & Justin Berkowitz

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“The Cadillac Escalade of our outerwear selection … the jacket boasts sleek, sci-fi movie-worthy great looks to match all the tech that went into it.”

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“Descente forgoes the quilting of a traditional parka and relies on thermal-bonded construction so you can maintain heat.”

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“You don’t have to be Ned Stark to know that winter is coming—and with that, weeks-long snowstorms. So, like the King of the North, be prepared and armour yourself with this sturdy puffer coat from Descente.”

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“L.A. streetwear savant John Elliott linked up with Japanese heritage ski brand Descente on a pair of super-clean down jackets.”

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“Less can be more if it’s beautifully made and well-thought-out.”

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“The true highlights of the show were the outerwear collaborations with Descente, the high-end Osaka, Japan-based brand.”

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“The often-conservative Todd Snyder loosened up with a bright, colorblocked puffer coat crafted by Japan’s Descente.”

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“Descente’s windbreaker is a great fit for athletic and slimmer builds that need an extra layer on lengthy runs.”

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“The trench uses a fabric that’s a fine, water-repellant mesh, meaning that even on the most humid of rainy spring days, the ventilated fabric will you keep you both cool and dry.” — New York Magazine & Justin Berkowitz

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“Founded in Japan more than half a century ago, Descente makes some of the best performance apparel on the market.”

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Descente Size Guide

In-between sizes or unsure of your measurements? Contact our Customer Ambassador Team for a personalized fitting experience.

Men's Size Chart

SIZE CHEST (in.) WAIST (in.) HIPS (in.)
S 34-36 28-30 36-38
M 38-40 30-33 38-41
L 42-44 34-36 41-44
XL 46-48 38-40 45-48
XXL 50-52 40-44 46-52

Women's Size Chart

SIZE NUMERIC SIZE BUST (in.) WAIST (in.) HIPS (in.)
XXS 00 27-29 21-23 30-32
XS 0/2 30-32 24-26 33-35
S 4/6 33-35 27-29 36-38
M 8/10 36-38 30-32 39-41
L 12/14 39-41 33-35 42-44
XL 16 42-44 36-38 45-47

Fit Comparison

  • Form Fit: Fits closest to the body and conforms to its shape. It can be worn as a baselayer for additional warmth or on its own for optimal performance.
  • Tailored Fit: Fit is structured on the body and strategically designed to contour its natural shape. It can be worn over a baselayer for additional warmth or on its own for preferred aesthetic.
  • Traditional Fit: Fits comfortably on the body but doesn’t noticeably conform to its shape. It can be worn as the outermost layer for added warmth and functionality or on its own.
  • Relaxed Fit: Fits loosely to the body and doesn’t conform to any shape. It can be worn as the outermost layer for added warmth and functionality or on its own for preferred aesthetic.

Returns

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