A color-blocked vest that brings the heat. Made from recycled polyester and repurposed taffeta so it can bring the sustainability, too. We're fans of this versatile, fully-reversible staple piece for its creative color combos, packability, and eco-conscious design. And with one side bright and the other side muted, it can actually be worn according to your mood.
Why We Built This The Cálido is packable core warmth, Cotopaxi style.
Why It's Different This layer is made from 100% repurposed fabric and is insulated with 100% recycled polyester. With the Cálido, sustainability is front and center.
Why You'll Love It Year Round Versatility. You’ll wear the Cálido throughout the year—it’s a trusty, lightweight layer that delivers warmth right when you need it.
Repurposed Taffeta, Recycled Insulation Leftover, repurposed fabric gets a second chance to shine with the Cálido, and recycled polyester insulation takes this vest to the next level of sustainability.
Easy to Stow The Cálido won’t take up much room in your travel pack. Stuff it into its own chest pocket for easy, on-the-go warmth.
Behind The Design, Our Giving Model Cotopaxi ties its earnings to impact by allocating 1% of annual revenues to the Cotopaxi Foundation. The foundation awards grants to outstanding nonprofit partners who are carefully selected for their track records at improving the human condition and alleviating poverty. This year alone, the foundation has awarded 34 individual grants, directly assisted 750,000 people, and donated over $400,000.
Certified B Corp Cotopaxi is B Corp Certified. This means we have passed rigorous standards of ethical conduct.
About this Factory Manufacturing details: The Teca Cálido is produced at a forward-thinking factory in northeastern China, where worker well-being is a top priority. The factory is also working to meet the highest standards of sustainability and efficiency within the next few years. In partnership with this factory, we keep leftover fabric from other companies’ large production runs out of the landfill by turning it into limited-edition, unisex Tecas.
Shell/lining: repurposed polyester taffeta
DWR finish and 600 mm PU backer
Insulation: 100% recycled polyester (60 gsm)
Two secure zip hand pockets on main side
Two-way drop-in patch and hand pockets on reverse side