The North Face Nuptse
If done right, a winter jacket can last forever and never look outdated. The North Face Nuptse has one and only goal: offering the right amount of winter protection, not forgetting the aesthetic. This North Face jacket is named after a mountain few miles from Mount Everest and literally means "West Peek". Which is where The North Face whole team found the inspiration to develop the most famous puffer jacket ever. For the label, design serves functionality: in these streetwear jackets, each element fulfills a very specific role - there's no place for uselessness. Nuptse means a quilted jacket with cozy RDS-certified goose down, built according to its signature horizontal baffle, perfect for keeping the distribution of goose feathers equal. A DWR barrier layer repels the elements, protecting from moisture harmful effects. Read more…
As well as staying warm and loose, the Nuptse could be easily folded and placed in your backpack: plus, elastics cuffs and zippered pockets for you valuables handle the comfort issue in a flash. Launched in 1992, this duvet jacket walked right in the middle of hip hop outbreak. Like many other outdoor brands, The North Face jackets were pushed to the stars by the mix of performance and special care to details, then oversized fit and bright colors did the rest, inspiring rapper artists to rock their Nuptse on the streets. Usually worn in the mountains when there's lack of visibility, the yellow, blue and red Nuptse features a black panel on the back for concealing wear patterns caused by backpacks. After brief appearances in Wu-Tang Clan and Public Enemy music videos, the so-called Nuptse 1992 and Nuptse 1996 - a shorter lifestyle iteration, equipped with a detachable hood and embossed chest logo - became symbols of street culture. To legitimize the bond between outerwear and streetwear, The North Face repeatedly joins forces with Supreme. Always faithful to its background, The North Face depicts street scenes dressed up in a warm Nuptse. Your next streetwear jacket stands on Graffitishop!