The North Face Puffers
THE NORTH FACE PUFFERS
The North Face is a high-performance, outdoor exploration brand that provides high-quality outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment. The North Face Puffer jacket is one of the most highly sort after winter coats on the market and is worn the world over. The iconic shape of The North Face 700 puffer jacket has set the standard for puffer jackets across the globe and is now the industry standard for ergonomic and aesthetic design.
How The North Face started
Originating in San Francisco in 1966 originally as a mountaineering retail store, the brand began to create a loyal following of outdoor activity enthusiasts. The brand grew its following by sponsoring expeditions to the farthest corners of the globe and always following its mantra of 'Never Stop Exploring'. By the 1980's The North Face was the only brand in The United States that boasted a full collection of any type of extreme sports equipment, from high performance skydiving suits to neon snow-sports equipment The North Face had you covered. In the 1990's The North Face presented the world with their new range of Tekware clothing "an innovative collection designed to provide rock climbers, backpackers, hikers, trail runners, and outdoor enthusiasts with the ultimate fit and function." This range began the wave of The North Face clothing stepping into everyday use, due to its high quality fit, comfort and durability. Now in the Modern day era The North Face is one of the most iconic brands on the planet and this is down to all of their products being made to the highest standards and with the best materials available.
Why The North Face Puffers are so Popular
Originally solely used by outdoor pursuits enthusiasts, The North Puffer jacket is now iconic in streetwear style and can be seen being worn on any high-street in The UK and USA. Firstly The North Face have used collaborations with other massive streetwear brands such as Gucci and Supreme to help make the jump from the mountains to the streets and have done so very successfully. As well as this The North Face Puffers have been seen being worn by many influential celebrities such as Kendall Jenner and Emily Ratajkowski. Kendall Jenner in particular making a massive hype around the Brown North Face puffer created a frenzy of people desperate to find one and subsequently the prices sky rocketed, only adding to the popularity of The North Face Puffers.
The North Face and Vintage Fashion
A brand new The North Face puffer is going to set back anyone upwards of £250 as a standard and even then there are a very limited supply of specific colours and styles. However buying vintage The North Face allows you to pay half the price of some puffers and opens up a much broader range of colours and styles. There are thousands of tonnes of second hand North Face puffers ready to be purchased for a fraction of the price of a brand new one, find yours at lautoka vintage today.