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Help Needed: Which color scheme clashes least?

Which color pant clashes least with my jackets?

  • Black

    Votes: 12 40.0%
  • Rust

    Votes: 5 16.7%
  • Light Brown (Maize)

    Votes: 11 36.7%
  • Dark Brown (Cola)

    Votes: 2 6.7%

  • Total voters
    30

bounceswoosh

Ski Diva Extraordinaire
#81
Woo hoo!
New jacket for you!
Hope so!

I know the Sentinel fit has changed slightly. I think that's the only one I'm likely to want. The fit is "relaxed" vs, say, the Ravenna, which is "trim." Honestly, if the Sentinel didn't fit, I don't know what I'd do. There's a store in Denver, so I may try to go Sunday to try the jackets on, if they have XL in stock.
 

bounceswoosh

Ski Diva Extraordinaire
#83
Ummm $700 for a jacket?! Thats some nice customer service but man I could never pay that for a jacket.
The MSRP was quite a bit lower when I bought it originally. Not cheap, for sure. The great thing about their customer service is that they take good care of you even if you didn't pay full price.
 

Jenny

Angel Diva
#84
Ummm $700 for a jacket?! Thats some nice customer service but man I could never pay that for a jacket.
Well, it was CAD not USD, but I know what you mean. I also don't get to use my ski jackets anywhere near as much as some others, though, so the calculation is different.
 

kiki

Angel Diva
#85
Update: I LOVE my new bibs, not just a superficial lust, this is full blown head-over-heels, Prince-Charming-to-the rescue kind of love. They fit like a glove...actually I don't own gloves that fit this well. And I actually really like the color, especially with my shell. It gets a solid C+ with my down jacket; doesn't clash, but doesn't really match either.

Pic from the weekend. Just ignore the awkward skier and enjoy the beauty of the bibs :becky:

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What a great shot!
 

bounceswoosh

Ski Diva Extraordinaire
#87
Arcteryx offer: WOW!
And I'm impressed that they examined the whole jacket, rather than just saying, oh, the things you described aren't covered.

I'll admit I'm actually disappointed that those aren't covered on such an expensive jacket, though.

It may be of interest that my jacket was made in Canada.
 
#88
What are you going to do if you can't find one? Will you have a store credit on Arc Teryx website? Are they sending your jacket back to you?
 

bounceswoosh

Ski Diva Extraordinaire
#89
What are you going to do if you can't find one? Will you have a store credit on Arc Teryx website? Are they sending your jacket back to you?
I'm almost certain it will fit. Just want to confirm. There's also a super nice insulated jacket that's an even more generous cut.
 

bounceswoosh

Ski Diva Extraordinaire
#90
Okay, I drove all the way to the Arc'teryx store in Denver!

I tried on both the Sentinel (ski specific shell) and the Fission SV (synthetic insulated jacket, not ski specific) with my usual ski base layer and mid layer.

They both fit a little tighter than I would like - specifically, the Sentinel is tighter around the hips than I would like. I also don't have as much freedom of motion in the arms, although it's unlikely I would ever notice while skiing. I *think* this is a fit change from before. I thought the Sentinel fit a little better (weird, since the Fission SV is expedition fit), and it has an arm pocket, so I chose to order the Sentinel. I guess I can compare its fit to the Patagonia and make a decision then. I didn't bring ski pant layers to see how that would work. The Sentinel does have a phenomenal face zip - possibly even higher than my old jacket. I love being able to tuck my face into the front of the jacket on windy lift rides and expose no skin.

I'm glad I checked out the colors, too. In person, I liked the blue a lot better than I do on the site, so that's what I ordered. My favorite shell pants are dark plum - the true purple would have been a little much on top of that.
 
#91
Plum pants & blue jacket seem Skittle-ish to me, which I like, and I think you like. Pictures after your final answer, please! :thumbsup:
 

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