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Elements and activities – the Mara&Meru™ BUGTech™ Women's Everything Shirt:
Quick Facts: ⊙ Weight: 200g; ⊙ Made from new, soft hand feel 100% honeycomb polyamide BUGTech™ anti-insect fabric with wicking, built-in UPF50+, and anti-microbial finish; ⊙ Two colour options; ⊙ Two styled chest pockets.
Activities: ⊙ Safari✓ ⊙ Outdoors✓ ⊙ Travel✓ ⊙ Work✓ ⊙ Formal✓ ⊙ Everyday ✓ ⊙ Outdoor activities✓ ⊙ Adventure✓
⊙ Made from ultra-soft, strong, and cool 100% BUGTech™ anti-insect fabric with moisture wicking.
⊙ We had our BUGTech™ fabric lab-tested, which attributed it with its UPF50+ rating and confirmed that it provides excellent sun protection.
⊙ Anti-bacterial technology to keep your shirt smelling fresh without washing.
⊙ Quick release from creasing for travel.
⊙ Two styled chest pockets with button closure;
⊙ Comes in two safari-friendly colours.
⊙ QuickDry material means you can wash and go in no time.
⊙ Roll up the long sleeves of this shirt and secure them with the roll-up sleeve tabs.
⊙ Sunglasses loops on the inside of the collar to hook your glasses on to your shirt with a little added peace of mind.
⊙ Packaged in a bag made from recyclable paper as part of our 'say no to plastic' environmental philosophy.
⊙ In addition to the anti-insect finish we apply to our BUGTech™ fabric, the unique woven construction of BUGTech™ fabric also offers a high level of protection against mosquitoes as it is not easy for mosquitoes to bite through the fabric.
⊙ Please always back up BUGTech™ with an insect repellent which is proven to work for optimal anti-insect protection.
⊙ Please note that the darts shown in the image - the seam which is just below the pockets - are only on the smaller sizes which are fitted, as the dart seam is used to pull in the waist. For the larger sizes which are not fitted, the darts are absent as the waist is not pulled in by the dart seam.
⊙ The original shirt was also made in honeycomb ripstop, with the latest version in micro-ripstop. You may receive either the honeycomb or the micro-ripstop. There is no difference in the performance of the fabric between the two ripstop.
This bestselling women’s outdoor & safari shirt is back by popular demand, but with some exciting new features to even further enhance the feeling and performance of your outdoor & safari clothing. This outdoor & safari-friendly shirt is for the woman who lives for adventure. With technical features and a feminine cut, you’ll love this shirt in the African bush, for daily wear, and on every adventure.
If you are going outdoors & on safari, a long-sleeved anti-insect shirt is on our list of recommended essentials. This stylish shirt has all the technical fabric benefits of our Rufiji™ shirts, but with added softness and our new honeycomb anti-insect ripstop. The honeycomb was designed and tested in-house by our team, is unique to The Safari Store, and offers unparalleled strength and comfort. It also adds to the styling of the shirts. Our latest BUGTech™ fabric has been engineered to be our softest, lightest fabric yet. Never has technical fabric felt so luxurious – and you will appreciate its feather-light, ultra-soft sensation - together with its anti-insect, sun protective, and wicking properties - when you’re exploring outdoors & the bush on safari. This really is the ultimate outdoor & safari shirt.
BUGTech™: it's in the fabric of who we are
Anti-insect clothing very rarely offers effective wicking properties, with the fabric trapping heat and sacrificing comfort for insect defence. This was one of the key issues we sought to avoid in developing our BUGTech™ range. We wanted our clients to enjoy the same features and comfort level they had come to expect from our MaraTech™ range with the added advantage of insect defence for their safaris, adventure travels, and outdoor experiences.
• As a result, BUGTech™ has been tested, refined, and re-tested in the outdoors & on safari, but also in some rather extreme conditions on expedition around Africa. We are happy to report that the wicking properties of our fabric is unhindered by the anti-insect treatment.
• Apart from our in-house tests, we wanted to offer our clients the added assurance of independent tests. In tests conducted by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), BUGTech™ fabric was proven to offer defence against most biting insects. We are unaware of any other manufacturer willing to publish their results.
• The active ingredient in our BUGTech™ fabric is permethrin which is used at the ultra low dosage of 500ppm. Permethrin is a man-made version of a natural insect repellent found in certain Chrysanthemum plants. BUGTech™ utilises a proprietary permethrin formula to provide effective, odourless insect defence.
• BUGTech™ is effective against most biting insects.
If you have any questions regarding BUGTech™ and the development of the fabric, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The octagonal weave of the light honeycomb ripstop fabric is strong and smooth to the touch with built-in UPF50+ to protect you from the sun. Creases from packing are quickly released and anti-bacterial technology keeps your shirt smelling fresh between washes. The material also dries quickly, keeping you on the go.
The Mara&Meru™ BUGTech™ Everything Shirt has two styled chest pockets with button closure for easy access. The roll-up sleeve tabs are hidden when the sleeves are down, but hold your sleeves in place when rolled up. It also has discreet sunglasses loops on the inside of the collar. This is included so you can hook your precious glasses on to your collar with a little added peace of mind.
Say no to plastic packaging
Your Mara&Meru™ clothing is packaged in a recyclable paper bag. At The Safari Store, we are working hard to eliminate plastic from all of our packaging. This forms part of our commitment to a green future and the preservation of the environment, so future generations can enjoy pristine natural spaces.
⊙ MATERIAL: Made from the latest 100% honeycomb BUGTech™ fabric. This strong, light, material with remarkably soft hand feel offers you comfort, style, and protection in the outdoors & on safari, when travelling, outdoors, and every day. Creases are quickly released after unpacking and the fabric is quick to dry for your convenience. Anti-bacterial technology also keeps your shirt smelling fresh between washes.
⊙ BUILT-IN INSECT DEFENCE: Independent testing of our BUGTech™ fabric has confirmed the effectiveness of its anti-insect properties without compromising on its moisture wicking ability, which is often the case within the industry.
⊙ WICKING: Strong, cool BUGTech™ fabric draws perspiration away from skin and promotes quick evaporation for maximum dryness and comfort.
⊙ UPF50+: The Sun Protection Factor is a measure of the amount of the sun's ultraviolet rays that reach your skin. Our MaraTech™ fabric will protect your skin from harmful sun exposure - in effect, sunblock for your clothing. This is the highest SPF rating we know of on a garment.
⊙ ROLL-UP SLEEVE TABS: Use the roll-up sleeve tab system for flexibility and convenience. This shirt has a single roll-up sleeve tab on each sleeve. The tabs secure the sleeves when they're rolled up but remain hidden when sleeves are down.
⊙ POCKETS: Two styled chest pockets with button closure for easy access.
⊙ SUNGLASSES LOOPS: Sunglasses loops on the inside of the collar to hook your glasses on to your shirt with a little added peace of mind.
• While the sunglasses loops reduce the chances of losing your glasses, it may not prevent them falling from your shirt in every instance. Please always be vigilant when it comes to your precious eye wear.
• Please do not assume your size - always check the size guide.
30 Jul 2020
Lightweight, well made and a good cover up when required. The fact that it is a stylish cut and anti-insect is a bonus. I can see me packing this shirt in my case even when not on a safari. I ordered the small, I’m a size 12.
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