New Gear: HH Solen

Helly Hansen

Nov 23, 2023

HH’s Solen collection is designed to provide all-day comfort and sun protection that is better for the environment while reducing the need for sunscreen. These items are made with recycled plastic bottles and used coffee grounds to provide 50+ UPF sun protection and 200% faster drying than cotton!  Designed for boaters.

Women’s HH LIFA ACTIVE Solen Hoodie

The Women’s HH LIFA Active Solen Hoodie combines planet-friendly S.Café—which effectively boosts the fabric’s sun protection rating to 50+ UPF, wet or dry, that will never wash out—and Helly Hansen’s performance-driven, quick-dry LIFA that inherently moves moisture away from your skin so you stay comfortable. This hoodie also features 60% Ocean Bound recycled Polyester made from plastic sourced within 50km of a coastline or main waterway in regions at risk of plastic pollution (another win for you and the environment), yielding a protective layer that works great for long days on deck.   $48 CAD

Men’s HH LIFA Active Solen Half-Zip Base Layer

To make the LIFA Active Solen Half-Zip Base Layer, Helly Hansen combines two advanced technologies with the goal of creating a shirt that stays dry, comfortable and protective during long days of sun and water exposure. The first technology—LIFA Active—is an inherently water-phobic next-to-skin layer that effectively wicks moisture, while the second—S.Café—infuses the material during fiber-creation with recycled coffee grounds to eliminate odor and naturally boost UPF protection to 50+ UPF that will never wash out. This quick-drying base layer is fit for any activity that involves long days in the outdoors, from yachting to sailing to skiing.  $56 CAD

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