Below is a simple summary of which garments are waterproof based on a three-level scale. We have formulated our waterproofness scale based on the waterproofness of the material, whether the garment has taped or welded seams, and how the garment is constructed.
Not waterproof - This garment is not waterproof and will not repel rain.
Water-repellent - This garment is water-repellent and will repel light rain for a short length of time.
Waterproof - This garment is fully waterproof, both material and construction.
What we know best – 100% waterproofness. Everything from the fabric, to the design, construction and details of the garment is made with our knowledge in how to create True waterproofness. All our products with STORMsystem™ are made to withstand the harshest weather conditions and will keep you dry from the outside elements.
Southwest is a classic sou’wester made from soft and stretchy Galon® fabric. The fabric is wind and waterproof with welded seams. The sou’wester can be fastened under the chin and has a soft, thin tricot lining.
Inner fabric: 100% polyester Outer fabric: 100% Galon® (polyurethane)