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How does it fit?

The Black-Forest Riding Hoodie has a cropped fit in front, with a slightly longer rear hem.

How do I care for it?

This jacket is made of high-quality waxed cotton from the British Millerain Co. To preserve the fabric's integrity, you should not wash or dry clean this hoodie. Never use soaps or solvents. Allow any dirt to dry, then gently brush off with a soft, lint-free fabric pad. Sponge with cold water, if needed.

Vital Statistics

  • Fabric: British Millerain Company waxed 100% cotton (non-porous water-resistant finish).
  • Two zippered side pockets.
  • Double-snap closure at bottom.
  • Lined hood and sleeves.
  • Zippered sleeve cuff.

Smart Fashion, Smarter Models

Our Women's Spring Collection is modeled by PhDs and doctoral candidates.

The Black-Forest Riding Hoodie

Women's Black Waxed Cotton Shell Jacket

The Black-Forest Riding Hoodie is a variation from our popular Little Red Riding Hoodie. Here designer Janice Mao describes her fairy-tale-inspired concept:

With the help of Betabrand's design team, we've done a lot of tinkering to the Little Red Riding Hoodie since it was first introduced in the Think Tank.

We took all your comments to heart, worked to make the hoodie fit just right, and sourced the best possible fabric. This waxed cotton comes from the British Millerain Company, which has been churning out incredible fabrics since 1880. The charcoal shell has a non-porous rainproof finish that British Millerain Co. has called out as perfect for sunshine or rain.

I hope you'll enjoy this hoodie as much as I do, and I'm certain that you'll appreciate all the effort we put into it.

Questions? If there's anything else you want to know about this product, please contact us.

Janice Mao

Janice Mao is a jack of many trades and loves all things design. She has designed clothing, jewelry, and textiles as well as personal projects involving metal and fire.

She recently found she has an exceptional talent for archery and now studies Chinese Medicine where she can incorporate precision archery into the practice of acupuncture.

She is also a fanatic of felines.

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