"Why bother going out at all when I've nothing to wear?" you bemoan loudly to anyone who will listen. Duck as your friend throws the Bench Women's Chilbe B Bonded Jacket at your head while snarling, "Fine, you can borrow this, because we've big plans to hit the High Street, remember?" The Chilbe B blends acrylic and wool for a distinctly urbane approach to solving the problem of ordinary and average outerwear.
The slim fit is a nice change of pace from the quasi-unisex box-cut approach so many fleece jackets favor. Two toggles keep the zipper-hiding placket closed while adding a much-needed splash of visual stimulation. The funnel neck makes it easy to hunker down when the wind picks up, and a hood protects your head from hair-tousling wind. Thumbloops help the sleeves stay put, and on-seam pockets don't overwhelm the prettily plain front of this toasty jacket.