Altitude Sports and Quartz Co. have once again joined forces to create the exclusive women’s Laurentia milkweed parka. This stylish parka is insulated with Canadian milkweed fibres, a locally grown plant that promotes the survival of the at-risk Monarch Butterfly by giving them a seasonal nesting place. Monark™ then cultivates the milkweed into a plant fibre that is extremely lightweight and makes for one of the most thermally efficient forms of winter parka insulation. This season, the Laurentia has a heavier 200g milkweed fibre fill and an updated longer-length of coverage, providing a warm and stylishly fitted silhouette on even the coldest winter evenings. It also has a weatherproof Cambridge polyester outer shell that has a polished appearance. The highly unique Laurentia is entirely made in Canada and is a collaboration piece challenging the way we think about parka design and winter fashion.
Altitude Sports X Quartz Co. collaboration women's urban parka
Insulated with 200g fill weight of plant-based milkweed fibres
Slim-fit, newly updated below-the-waist length
Made in Canada
Limited edition and exclusive to Altitude Sports
Detachable Hood | Longer Sleeves | Fish Tail
Quartz Co. supplied the Laurentia with a beautiful and fully detachable hood, which is insulated and features a Heritage adjustment with a pull-drawcord along its back. Its high collar helps seal in warmth when worn with-or-without the hood. The durable two-way front zipper is covered by a weather protective flap, which secures with circular buttons. Like the parka’s hem, this season's Laurentia has sleeve cuffs that are lengthened for improved warmth and coverage. The back-rear hem of the parka has a slight fishtail, improving its overall freedom of movement.
Weather-resistant Cambridge shell treated with DWR finish
Hood is Heritage adjustable and fully detachable
High collar design
YKK two-way front zipper
Drawcord adjustable waist and hem
Fishtail at the back
Elastic Lycra storm cuffs
New for this season, longer sleeve cuffs
Four fleece-lined exterior pockets, one interior pocket
Quartz Co. badge adorns left arm
Cambridge 100% polyester (10k|10k)
90% Milkweed, 10% Polyethylene
200g fill weight
10 000k, treated with DWR Finish
10 000k breathability
Length from the base of the neck: 86cm/34""""
New longer-length for improved coverage
4 exterior pockets, 1 interior pocket
Winter Snowstorms, Snow Days in the City, Mountain Adventures, Snowy Walks in the Forest
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