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Fashion November, 5 2012

Buyer’s Guide: 8 Selected Down Vests

For all of you who do not want to welcome winter just yet and refuse to get out the full on down jacket we made a selection of nice down vests. Don’t get confused by the fact that the items we chose are sometimes called ‘waistcoat’. It is the same thing with the fine difference between British English and American English. Check out the selection after the jump.

Band Of Outsiders – Quilted Gilet

This is a classic American outerwear silhouette from Band of Outsiders. This quilted gilet features a contrasting leather yoke a ribbed knit collar 2 hand pockets and is crafted in Italy. Get yours at End.

White Mountaineering – Burgundy Down Windstopper Vest

The down and wool knit vest by White Mountaineering comes in in burgundy, olive, and taupe. The tonal stand collar is velvet-trimmed . It features a two-way zip closure at the front concealed by press-stud buttons and has vents and velvet panels at it’s underarm. Get a hold of this premium quality piece at Ssense.

Nike Sportswear – Wool Down Vest

Nike Sportswear brings us the wool down vest thats made from premium wool with black lambskin shoulders and yoke. It has a ribbed shawl collar, snap buttons for fastening and 2 slanted front pockets, one with a  zipper aswell. Purchase it at Très Bien.

Penfield – BB Stapleton Vest

The BB Stapleton Vest by Penfield is a navy colored down vest with a small overall leaf print pattern. It features a cotton nylon shell, leather shoulder paneling and a leather logo on the seam. It closes with snap buttons for fastening and has 2 zipped hand pockets.  Available at Wellgosh.

Rocky Mountain – Down Vest

The quilted vest in from american label Rocky Mountain is made from embroidered wool and down. It features a multicolor tipi-print, a leather yoke, high-collar, snap button closure and comes with 2 slanted fromt pockets. You can purchase it at Colette.

Samsoe Samsoe – Shippo Waistcoat

The Shippo waistcoat  by Samsoe Samsoe from Denmark comes in the 2 colors navy and cypress. The quilted vest features a frontal zip for closure and a ribbed finishing on the collar, shoulders and waist. Buy it online at Samsoe Samsoe.

Neil Barrett – Down Vest

The hooded down vest by Neil Barrett features 4 large pocket applications. It is made from 80% wool and 20% nylon. Check it out online at Restir.

Y.M.C. – Down Quilted Waistcoat

Y.M.C.’s quilted down vest is made with duckdowns. It features 2 large flap closure forntal pockets and has press stud buttons for closure. Buy it at Oi Polloi.

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