Arc'teryx is by no means a trend. Sure, the outdoor specialist is in the spotlight right now for many reasons, but it's has been doing its expert thing since 1989. There is no denying that the label has seen a jump in popularity lately at the hands of names like Travis Scott, Lil Yachty, and Drake, but there’s a wealth of archive styles that are no less attractive that you can get your hands on at resale, too.
On the heels of Arc'teryx’s instant sell-out System_A release, the label is very hot right now. So hot, in fact, that Lil Yachty sported a full Arc'teryx outfit during his performance at ALT+LDN festival in London. That’s enough to ignite a fire under any brand, but having already been repped by Travis Scott and Drake, the flames were already heating up for Arc’teryx.
But while many look to cop the latest release and often fail due to the hype, we're big advocates for searching elsewhere. Turn the clock back a few years and you’ll realize that sites like Grailed and eBay are goldmines for second-hand Arc'teryx and it's often more exciting than anything you can hope to cop at retail. To prove this, we've rounded up 10 of the best second-hand Arc'teryx finds online.
Shop our top second-hand Arc'teryx finds below.
Arc'teryx x Beams Plus Theta SV Jacket
Arc'teryx’s jackets are unrivaled as the key staple of the brand. The Theta SV Jacket became the subject of a collaboration between Beams and Arc'teryx in celebration of the brand’s 30th anniversary. The color-blocked design is a show-stopper and this piece is only getting rarer.
Arc'teryx x Better Gift Shop Tote Bag
We love an exclusive release and when a brand has hit the big time, it’s usually the best way to distinguish yourself from the crowd. This tote bag, made in collaboration with Better Gift Shop is 1 of 70 and features a typically hard-wearing ripstop build.
Arc'teryx x Beams Plus Beta SL Jacket
While the aforementioned Theta SV Jacket is slightly unusual, the Beta SL is a stone-cold classic. This fan-favorite design forgoes bold color-blocking for a toned-down military green. Embroidered Beams branding to the hood is the only indication of this piece’s exclusivity.
Arc'teryx Alpha SL Jacket
If, on the other hand, you’d like to leave a lasting impression with your new second-hand Arc'teryx jacket, this highlighter-yellow Alpha SL should do the job.
Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoodie
Arc'teryx has become synonymous with its top-of-the-range GORE-TEX shells, but the brand’s offering doesn’t end with waterproofs. The Atom LT Hoody features a lightweight padded shell that is easy to pack away but provides serious insulation when needed.
Arc'teryx GORE-TEX Ski Pants
Let’s be honest, it’s unlikely that you’re using your Arc'teryx for any serious expeditions. That said, with the weather worsening, it’s not out of the question to consider a stylish pair of waterproof pants. This pair of vintage ski pants clocks in at the better end of lifestyle-suitable skiwear.
Arc'teryx Theta AR
The Theta AR jacket exemplifies everything that Arc'teryx does well. A range of taped zips, each with an express purpose, plus a two-tone GORE-TEX shell in pink gives this jacket a classic engineered finish.
Arc'teryx Veilance Partition Coat
Arc'teryx Veilance is the sleek side of the brand. Characterized by clean, industrial lines and muted color palettes, these pieces are ideal for the modern-day ninja.
Arc'teryx x Shaun Crawford Beta SL Jacket
Technically a 1 of 1 jacket, released to family & friends at the Arc'teryx Soho store, this Beta SL jacket has been customized by hand by Shaun Crawford. The tie-dyed backdrop is mouth-wateringly good and it carries the artist’s signature to the chest alongside the coveted Arc'teryx fossil. This kind of exclusivity will cost you, though.
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