HUUB Design’s Casual Range: a brief look

The continually expanding HUUB collection now includes a Casual Wear Range. Chris Hovenden has been trying out a few items on offer

Last updated -

With its expanding Casual Wear Range, HUUB aims to make fans of the brand look good and feel comfortable should you find time not to be swimming, cycling or running.

Chris Hovenden has taken a look at a few items from the recent additions to the HUUB collection.

It is often said that triathlon isn’t just a sport, it’s a way of life.

With its latest offering of casual/lifestyle products, along with an already impressive suite of performance apparel (best known for their wetsuits, closely followed by their trisuits. It also has its ‘Core Training Range’, and more recently has ventured into cycling apparel as well as supporting the successful HUUB-Wattbike track cycling team), Derby-based HUUB appears to have almost every conceivable ‘triathlete’ angle covered.

I have been wearing three items from HUUB’s expanding casual wear collection and range of coats: the HUUB Casual Half Zip Hoodie (£79.99); the HUUB Polo Shirt – Long Sleeve (£49.99); and the HUUB Quilted Down Jacket – Mens (£149.99).

HUUB Quilted Down Jacket – Medium

I had never even considered buying a bomber jacket. However, since donning the Quilted Down Jacket I have come to understand why so many other people have.

I have worn the jacket on my commute to work (walking and on the train), throughout the winter and it has also accompanied me on plenty of excursions, including a particularly fresh trip to Cologne, Germany. In short it is light, comfortable, and does a good job of keeping you warm.

HUUB Quilted Down Jacket

The fit is fairly narrow/slim and if you have a long body you might want to try before you buy to ensure the right fit.

The zips are durable, there are two side pockets, and the wrist cuffs and the bottom of the jacket are elasticated.

HUUB Quilted Down Jacket

The only slight concern I have is, over time, whether the lining/padding will remain bulbous or flatten out (for example, after regularly carrying a back-pack).

HUUB Polo Shirt – Medium

I like the cut and feel of the polo shirt; the long narrow body offers a good fit whilst the fabric feels light and breathable – it hasn’t snagged after multiple wears and washes.

HUUB Casual Wear Long Sleeved Polo

Also, the length of the arms is true to the body length.

The collar is button down (the loops around the buttons could be tighter), there are three well-spread buttons close the neck and a HUUB tag is located at the hem. A nice top.

HUUB Casual Half Zip Hoodie

As the name suggests the zip is not full length, but it is more accurately a third/quarter zip rather than half.

There are two zipped side pockets and a chest pocket (with tassels), on the biceps are rubber rectangles and the long sleeve cuffs are ribbed.

HUUB Casual Half Zip Hoodie

The hood can be pulled tight with the elastic cords, although even when slack they are oversized – not necessarily a negative, rather just an observation that the cord will hang out.

If you’re a fan of labels or tags on tops/t-shirts, the thick rubber HUUB logo on the left collar-bone will be a plus.

HUUB Casual Half Zip Hoodie

Compared to the polo shirt, the hoodie came up a little large and it is accurate to say it provides a more relaxed fit. After a few washes it has held its shape and colour.

For more information go to

Written by
Chris Hovenden


In episode 1 of our new SBRX Show we sit down with ultra runners and coaches Kim and Jayson Cavill to get their take on the Barkley Marathons and triathlon & trail running gear reviews, training tips and more
Discover more
Anne Haug wins IRONMAN Lanzarote 2024
Anne Haug bounces back with SENSATIONAL season opener at IRONMAN Lanzarote
sumarpo triathlon swimming wetsuit
Sumarpo Vanguard triathlon and swimming wetsuit review – Can it challenge the mainstream tri wetsuit brands?
sea swimming sumarpo triathlon wetsuit
How to get faster at open water swimming – triathlon swim training tips to up your race pace
Challenge St. Pölten 2023 - Photo Credit José Luis Hourcade
Best middle distance triathlon bike courses – from the fastest courses to the most epic scenery
Challenge St. Pölten 2023 - Photo Credit José Luis Hourcade
Five reasons to race Challenge St. Pölten – kickstart your race season with this scenic middle distance triathlon
latest News
India Lee (GBR) and Kyle Smith (NZL) celebrate together at the finish line in Samorin.
Victorious India Lee and Kyle Smith react to course record breaking day at The Championship
Challenge Family The Championship 2024 - Men Pro Podium
The Championship results: Full finishing order and times for Kyle Smith, Joe Skipper and more
Challenge Family The Championship 2024 - Women Pro Podium
The Championship results: Full finishing order and times after emphatic India Lee win
India Lee (GBR) took the win at The Championship 2024.
The Championship 2024 women’s results: India Lee takes back-to-back titles and breaks her 2023 record
Kyle Smith took a memorable win at The Championship 2024.
The Championship 2024 men’s results: Kyle Smith smashes the course record with incredible win
triathlon on your terms
Never miss out with our triathlon alerts & digest. Get a dose of adventure & inspiration with Boundless.
Invalid email address
The SBRX Group

Proudly elevating endurance sports through content, products & services

Share to...