Playing it cool
We were chuffed to receive our Spring/Summer 2018 clothing drop from Ariat the other day. We had lots of fun unpacking it all and reminding ourselves of the beautiful colours and designs of the collection! As usual, Ariat have come up with a wonderful collection to keep us riders looking and feeling fabulous in the warmer months.
They have put a huge amount of work into improving their breeches and have added some fantastic technical features to improve the fit and comfort of the range. They have also just launched their new Tri Factor series, which we are absolutely loving! This is a small collection of superbly technical clothing that is aimed at keeping the rider cool and dry in the heat whilst looking tip top!
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Tri-Factor 1/4 Zip Top in Blue Cloud Stripe
We have stocked the Tri Factor 1/4 Zip Top in 3 colours for this season – Plum Perfect, Blue Saga and Blue Cloud Stripe. Uber smart and super technical, they are part of Ariat’s Beat The Heat Series which aims to keep you cool and dry.
These tops have Icefil® which is a Xylitol-based rapid cooling technology that can reduce skin temperature by up to 3°C. The fabric feels cool to the touch and is a great feature for those hot summer days to enable you to regulate your body temperature more easily and help you feel fresher for longer.
The fabric has sun protection technology to deflect UV rays whilst you are out in the sunshine, and the moisture movement technology wicks sweat away from your skin to help keep you dry. The top also includes VentTEK™ body mapping functionality which enables airflow to regulate body temperature. The Tri Factor top fits beautifully, with a handy 1/4 zip allowing a snug fit around your neck which looks super smart and stylish. This top is a fabulous technical top to have in your wardrobe for those hot summer days when they finally arrive!
The Tri Factor breeches are just gorgeous and we absolutey love them. They include the Icefil® technology as well as moisture movement. Ariat have worked really hard on the fit of their breeches and the results are fantastic. These breeches are so stretchy and comfortable to wear. They are made from a compression fit fabric, including core control technology and a calf fit system, all of which combined mean that they fit really closely and hold you in beautifully. Ariat have also included a new V3® System, which is an elasticised “V” panel at the waist which makes them really comfortable to wear. They have a full silicone grip seat which will definitely keep you stuck in that saddle, and it looks great too in a funky hexagonal pattern.
All in all, we think that the Tri Factor clothing is absolutely fabulous and is well worth investing in to help you stay cool, dry and comfortable in the summer time. Ariat always delivers on quality and style and we have so much beautiful clothing in from them this season, including a super cute kids range! Watch our video series to find out more information on all the Ariat SS18 range and to see how it looks on.