Ventile is not coated or laminated yet the combination of the dense weave and the swelling properties of the fibres when wet provide excellent weatherproofing. It is an entirely natural product that offers a unique level of comfort, look and feel as well as being windproof, highly breathable, very durable and quiet.
A technical Ventile anorak is a seriously good piece of kit and a useful companion in the great outdoors. It combines practical features with an un-complicated style. Ventile is quite an old school idea but has more relevance in today's market as it is simply 100% cotton.
Not all Ventile products are the same. L24 Ventile is one of the densest grades of cloth available. You may find cheaper garments from some manufacturers, because they are made from a lighter weight grade Ventile material.
Caring for your Ventile outfit is quite simple. Wash it with mild detergent, or shampoo if you wash it while you wear it. Hang it up and dry in airing cupboard or warm room, then simply iron with a cool iron.