23 August 2017
+ A comfortable and well-cut gilet, with good length in the body and a drop tail to prevent it riding up. Fleece-lined stretch panels at the sides permit good freedom of movement. Other nice touches include a secure inside chest pocket and super-soft fleece-lined pockets.
- It is not as warm as some of the other vests here, although the synthetic insulation will work even when wet and dries fast.
VERDICT: The lightweight and compressible design sheds excess bulk. Stretch fabrics make it very comfortable, but it is best suited as a layering piece or for use in cool rather than cold climes.