Assos Equipe RS Rain Waterproof Shell Jacket

Peter Stuart Monday, February 19, 2018 - 15:38 A technical, stylish and packable water and wind-resistant jacket from Assos, but it comes with a hefty price tag 4.2 / 5 £255 Rain shells were once little more than the name implied, a thin barrier against a downpour without a hint of breathability. These days, though, lightweight packable jackets can be strikingly effective at diverting a deluge, and the the Assos Equipe RS Rain Jacket is the latest to take on the market. Technology like GoreTex ShakeDry fabric have given way to a range of thin and light jackets that have impressive breathability and miraculous water-resistance – the Castelli Idro, 7Mesh Oro and Gore ShakeDry One have all made a waterproof garment much more portable and tolerable. Assos consider the SturmPrinz to remain toward the fully waterproof side (no jacket, of course, is truly waterproof) of the brand’s arsenal, and the ...

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