Widely known as the originator of performance apparel, Under Armor was founded in 1996 from the idea to produce the perfect T-shirt. Established by Kevin Plank, the active lifestyle brand's mission is to support athletes through passion, all-season designs and the pursuit of innovation. Men's Under Armor jackets sit close to the body for a superb fit. Stretch panels crafted from durable fabrics deliver essential breathability, while innovative technology maintains body temperature and dryness. Choose from insulated vests, zip fleeces and brightly colored jackets.
The Under Armour Jackets Buying Guide
If you’re looking for a sporty aesthetic, look no further than these Under Armour jackets. This active lifestyle brand has a mission to support athletes through all-season designs, the pursuit of innovation and passion. And that passion is clear to see in their jackets with everything from insulated vests, zip fleeces and brightly colored padded jackets to choose from. But these pieces are more than just great to look at, it’s the high-tech construction that makes them stand apart. Features include stretch paneling crafted from durable fabrics for essential breathability, along with innovative technology which maintains body temperature and dryness. These Under Armour jackets are a casual closet must-have.
The Most Wanted Under Armour Jackets
Under Armour Insulated Hooded Jacket
Everyone needs one of these understated jackets in their collection. The lightweight padding provides insulation on cooler mornings and it is finished with a front zipper, attached hood and two side pockets. It’s ideal to throw over your workout gear on gym days or teaming with jeans and a sweater when you just want to chill out.
Under Armour Coldgear Reactor Elements Hybrid Vest Jacket
We love the durability of this water-repellent vest jacket for so many reasons. The insulation promises warmth without causing overheating, while the fleece sides and back panels offer comfort and the perfect fit. Available in an understated gray hue, this jacket is finished with a full-length front zipper and two side pockets.
Under Armour Vanish Woven Jacket
For the perfect lightweight layer, look no further than the Vanish woven jacket. Ideal for hitting the track, this jacket uses handy sweat-wicking technology so you can concentrate on your technique without worrying about getting too hot and sweaty. What’s more, the mesh panels give extra ventilation and the four-way stretch construction offers ease of movement, so you’ll never feel uncomfortable.
The Under Armour Jackets Sizing Guide
Not sure what size to go for? Under Armour Jackets from an XS to 5XXL. To ensure the correct fit it’s best to measure at the waist and chest.
For the chest, place the tape measure under your arms at the fullest part of your chest. For the waist measure right above your hips and don’t squeeze too tight.
Under Armour also have three different types of fit so make sure you choose the right fit for you.
Compression fit is designed as a second skin so it should feel comfortably tight but not restrictive. Fitted cut is designed for mobility but will still sit close to the body. Loose fit is a full cut, designed for maximum comfort and movement.
Men’s Under Armour Jackets are also available in Tall and Short sizes which run 5cm longer than regular sizes for Tall and 5cm shorter than regular sizes for Short.
How To Care For Your Under Armour Jackets
Your Under Armour jackets are easy to keep looking their best. They can be machine washed cold with similar colors. Once washed they can be line dried or popped in the tumble dryer on low. Always check the label before washing.
- Are Under Armour jackets waterproof?
There are some Under Armour jackets which are waterproof depending on the style. The UA Golf Gore-Tex Paclite FZ jacket is designed to be worn outdoors and features technology which repels water. Similarly, the Coldgear Reactor Elements Hybrid Vest Jacket is designed for use outside and is ideal for adding a breathable lightweight layer.
Jackets using Goretex and UA Storm technology are ideal for use on wet and windy days. UA Storm offers three different levels of protection from the elements – UA Storm1 is water-resistant, UA Storm2 is highly water-resistant and windproof. UA Storm3 offers protection from both the wind and rain.
Track jackets and fleece jackets don’t tend to be waterproof but are ideal for throwing over your gym wear for extra insulation.
- What technology do Under Armour jackets use?
Depending on the style, there’s a variety of different technologies that Under Armour use to enhance workouts or for keeping warm during a brisk walk or hike. For staying cool there’s Coldblack, Coolswitch, ISO-Chill and more. These technologies are designed to wick away moisture keeping wearers cool and focused on the task in hand.
Some jackets also feature Primaloft insulation, UA Base, Armour Gear and more, these are more suitable during colder weather. Depending on the product, this technology is used in both lightweight layers and padded jackets.
- What makes Under Armour jackets different?
It’s not just the fabric that Under Armour uses to make their jackets a cut above the rest, it's the details too. MagZip zippers have a magnetic closure that enables the wearer to zip up faster and easier. Reflective panels ensure wearers can be seen in the dark, while Under Armour Sunblock offers protection against the sun's harmful rays.