Mission Workshop High Performance Bomber Jacket

When looking for a new jacket here at Coolector HQ, a bomber will often be where our thoughts turn to first and that’s particularly true when they’re as excellent looking as this High Performance Bomber Jacket from Mission Workshop. Billed as a new evolution in the 85 year old history of the Bomber Jacket, this wonderfully robust and stylish looking offering from the guys at Mission Workshop certainly ticks all our boxes.

The Mission Workshop High Performance Bomber Jacket is part of the Californian brand’s Advanced Projects® series, and it  combines multiple advanced technologies to deliver a stunning jacket with clean, elevated lines that performs in almost any environment or occasion. This first class piece of outerwear from Mission Workshop has all the hallmarks of a classic piece of apparel and with a price tag of $580, it’s going to be a cornerstone piece in your autumn wardrobe.

Bombs Away

Positively excelling on the exterior, the High Performance Bomber Jacket from Mission Workshop is is made from a refined stretch-woven textile which has been made specifically for Mission Workshop by Mectex M.I.S. in Como, Italy. It boasts a smooth face with subtle texture and water repellent (DWR) finish which means this bomber is not adversed to drizzle or light rain. Beneath the exterior is a layer of 40gsm high-performance PrimaLoft® Gold Active insulation to help keep you warm on those cooler autumn afternoons.

Incredibly well made, the Mission Workshop High Performance Bomber Jacket is fully-lined with 37.5® ultra-high-performance moisture management textile. The combination of 37.5 and Primaloft Gold Active ensures the ideal environment to keep you warm even when it’s cold outside, but also lets heat disperse quickly when the sun comes out or your heart rate rises. The result is a phenomenal jacket that performs equally well for much of the year in both the cooler climes of London to the sunny sidewalks of Los Angeles.

There are plenty of super cool design details to be found with this bomber from Mission Workshop which includes intricate lower and side paneling which is devoid of topstitching, a low-profile chest pocket, interior snap pocket, classic zippered sleeve pocket with pen slot, and shaped no-rib hem – all combining together to make this a mighty versatile piece of apparel alongside the fact it is probably one of the best looking bombers on the market right now to boot.

European Quality

There is a tangible sense of quality to the High Performance Bomber Jacket from Mission Workshop. It is made in Portugal from Italian woven fabric and you’ll really be able to see this considerable quality for yourself when you pull on this supremely stylish piece of outerwear.

The $580 price tag is undoubtedly a bit of a punchy one for those who don’t want to spend too much on their autumn wardrobe but you’ll soon see that it’s worth it when you take delivery of this High Performance Bomber from Mission Workshop. Quality materials, first class craftsmanship and unbeatable aesthetics all combine to make this the next piece of essential apparel on our list here at Coolector HQ.

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.