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Knowledge - 09/20/18

Feature Focus on the Parker Half Zip

This week we launched the latest addition to our collection, the Parker Half Zip Range. As with all of our new products, we encounter the challenge of balancing fashion and function. All of our range is designed with that in mind. It must be appropriate for wearing to the gym or a run and also catching up with friends after for a coffee too.

The Parker Half Zip was designed for the early morning runner and this top boasts a number of fantastic features with that person in mind.


Lightweight Insulation
It took us just under a year to complete the design process and a significant portion was spent on the fabric. This technical fabric is a thermal knit which basically means that it is warm enough to wear during the winter but also lightweight and breathable to wear for your coffee catch ups.



Hidden Side Pocket
This feature may seem like quite a small thing but it is actually vitally important while exercising. From a design and style perspective, it is hidden so as not to take from the look of the top. The pocket itself can fit keys, cards, and an iPhone just about.

Thumbholes & Mittens
Our signature thumbholes on cuffs were never going to be left out. You just have to have these on all your tops these days, no choice. One new feature we have is our fantastic mittens. These work by pulling over the cuff area of the Half Zip and act like a warm glove for the start of your run. Unfortunately, we don’t have any imagery of this as it just ends up looking like a puppet show. You’ll just have to experience it in person.



Reflective Logo
This was another important feature that came out of our research and design process. Any runner will know the importance of staying visible and so designing our logo as reflective plays a crucial role. On the side arm, the logo is slightly lowered and front facing to maximise the visibility of the runner whether it be dawn or dusk.

Designed in Ireland
This new addition to the range is named after the very first G+C office and a place that will always be close to our hearts. This feels like another turning point for us as a small team and company. This product is the culmination of a massive amount of work over the last year and so it only felt right that we name it after where we spent most of our time.
We hope you love this range as much as we do and we would love to hear your feedback!

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Gym+Coffee Size Guide

Women's Hoodies & T-Shirts

 G+C SIZE

UK SIZE

 US SIZE

X-Small 

 UK 6

  US 2

Small 

 UK 8   US 4

Medium 

 UK 10   US  6

Large 

  UK 12   US 8

X-Large 

  UK 14   US 10

XX-Large 

  UK 16   US 12

For an interactive women's hoodie size guide please click here.


Women's Leggings Range

 G+C SIZE

UK SIZE

 US SIZE

X-Small 

 UK 8

US 4

Small 

UK 10
US  6

Medium 

UK 12 US 8

Large 

UK 14 US 10

X-Large 

UK 16 US 12

BRAND COMPARISON CHART

You are a G+C size...

If you are a LULULEMON size...

 If you are a NIKE size...

X-Small 

 4

X-Small / 8

Small  

 6  Small / 10

Medium 

 8 Medium / 12

Large 

 10 Large / 14

X-Large 

 12 X-Large / 16

Men's Hoodies & T-Shirts

 SIZE

CHEST

WAIST

Small

   36 - 38   < 32

Medium

   38 - 40
 32 - 34

Large

   40 - 42
 34 - 36

X-Large

   42 - 44
 36 - 38

XX-Large

   44 - 46 
 38 - 40

For an interactive men's hoodie size guide please click here.