Part of what makes Outlier garments unique is the fact that many of their design concepts have escaped being pigeonholed into the conventional, activity-specific rationale typically found in modern, technical outerwear. The super-versatile new FreeShell is one such example. It is simple in concept and minimal in execution, but utilizes the complexities of a signature Outlier fabric story (highly water-resistant and breathable four-way stretch Schoeller Dryskin Extreme). It features a carefully tailored and articulated fit, to achieve a level of go-anywhere wearability across a highly varied range of urban and outdoor landscapes. Thoughtful Outlier touches abound such as a modestly elongated back, hidden stash pocket, and a weatherproof three-piece hood if the weather takes a turn for the worst. The FreeShell is available in Seapunk Green or Slate Grey for $365 USD from the Outlier online shop, but move quickly because many offerings from the Brooklyn design house aren’t available for very long.