Award-winning performance HOODIE
Any Conditions. All Year. The Only Hoodie You'll Ever need.
As comfortable as your favorite sweatshirt, yet wind, water and abrasion resistant– this is the Swiss Army knife of performance outerwear. The Kula Hoodie does it all.

Lightweight & warm, yet highly breathable

Water, wind & abrasion resistant  

Winner of Multiple Awards

Men's Journal Gear of the Year

Why We Built It

The design challenge was simple:
The Kula had to be that one, go-to garment you grab when you leave the building for the day.
That's a big ask, but we believe it delivers.

The Kula feels like your favorite sweatshirt, yet performs like a jacket.

It's highly breathable, yet it's wind, water & abrasion resistant.

Bluesmiths' fit, construction & timeless design mean that The Kula has you covered whether you are at the beach, on the boat, travelling, heading to the office or hitting the gym.

It's become an absolute favorite of our team and our customers since 2012.

We are confident that The Kula Hoodie will rapidly become your go-to, everyday garment.

The Details


WindPro® HardFace® stretch fabric from Polartec® means that despite feeling fleecy and cosy on the inside, The Kula is wind & light water resistant.

Perfect for everyday, changeable conditions.

Engineering / Design / Fit

A tailored fit means it allows you to move while also keeping a streamlined look for daily use.

Available in Men's and Women's sizing.


Laser-cut pockets bonded with Bemis seam-sealing tape, trimmed with Bluesmiths' Custom YKK Zipper pullers & Luxury stretch nylon from Schoeller of Switzerland.


"The Bluesmiths Kula Hoodie elevates the sweatshirt to near perfection with a tailored cut that hugs the body in a wind- and water-resistant Polartec fabric, making it the ideal layer for when you come in from the surf and the sun starts to set."

— Men's Journal


"The Kula exceeds expectations in every way. Comfortable, versatile, built for action and stylish as well. The Kula is at home in the mountains, on the water, or any venue in between"

— Thomas F. (Mar 30, 2020), Customer


"It's been used from Fiji to Colorado and all stops in between.
The first one is 6 years old and in great shape. I bought another color to make it seem like I actually have a wardrobe."

— Nick S. (Jan 13, 2021), Customer


"This is perfection. Perfect Service, Perfect product(s), Perfect fit, ... It is hard to wear something else afterwards"

— Lindsey T. (Mar 24, 2020), Customer


Based on Maui, Hawaii we're a small group of friends who spend every spare moment we can in the water. Over the years, we've become obsessed with making great gear for our different passions. Gear that's hard-working, great-fitting, and built to work on the ocean, land, and everywhere in between.

Simply put, we're about building better gear for what we do.

How we think -

1. We don't want to build more gear, just better gear.
2. We're driven to develop gear that out-performs anything we can find.  
3. We want everything we build to be well engineered and made with purpose.
4. We love versatile garments and design with that in mind.
5. We want our gear to last a very long time.
6. We like tailored clothing & we want our gear to fit amazingly well.
7. We live for the ocean and the waters. They're our playground and we want to look after them.

Bluesmiths Award-Winning Waterwear

 The Kanaha Hydrophobic Shirt for Men in Black (White Rock) - The World's Finest Waterwear | BLUESMITHS

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The Kanaha Hydrophobic Shirt for Women in Black (Hibiscus Pink) - The World's Finest Waterwear | BLUESMITHS

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Sizing Guide


Condition: Measure ones body without the weight or bulk of clothes that may affect dimensions.

Height Target: Physical height.

Weight Target: Physical weight.

Chest Target (Men): Chest dimension at widest point, measured over peak of pectoral and lat muscles.

Chest Target (Women): Chest dimension at widest point, on Women usually measured at peak of bust.

Waist Target: Actual true waist dimension (the narrowest part of the torso, above the high hip bone, above where one normally

wears the waist of one's pants).

Full Hip Target: At the widest point of the low hips, at the fullest point of the seat or buttocks.

Inseam Target: With the pant snugged firmly into the crotch, from the center seam of the crotch, measure down along the leg,

past the ankle bone, to the floor, standing with feet at shoulder width.