Outwear brand The North Face have released its latest urban collection- weaving together mountain tech with contemporary style, designed for the city-dweller and urban explorer.

The collection is led by two pioneering rainwear items, the Men’s Mountain Murdo Light Parka (and Women’s Cagoule Light Parka). Both designs are inspired by The North Face’s technical innovations and shapes in the 60s and 70s. The Men’s Mountain Murdo is an urban take on a classic, the original McMurdo expedition jacket. It combines alpine chest pockets and all-weather tech with a slimmer silhouette- basically; a mountain tech parka disguised for city life.

“Revolutionary then, iconic now; the two leading items of the collection were hugely innovative and advanced at the time of their first release. They are now synonymous with The North Face outdoor apparel, and have stood the test of time to become legendary pieces. The North Face has strived to give these products a new edge, reinventing their celebrated heritage.” -Edouard Gros of The North Face

Mountain Murdo Light Parka, £200 from THE NORTH FACE