Whether it’s a cool afternoon in the middle of July or a hot evening at the start of September, it seems like these days the weather has its own ideas regarding when our seasons should start and stop. So, despite the fact that thanks to our up-to-the-minute smartphones and radar-trained weathermen we have even more ways to get an instant forecast, sometimes the day’s temperature remains a mysterious variable. That’s why the padded vest is such a versatile and necessary piece of clothing for the fall season.

Wear it out the door in the morning or slip it into your backpack, either way, a down or polyester quilted vest is the perfect backup for moody weather.  Warm, but not too warm, it keeps your body cozy while your arms enjoy the last rays of the autumn sun. We searched to find you the best Italian down-filled vests that are perfect for any style.

 

Junya Watanabe x Duvetica

Junya Watanabe x Duvetica

 

JUNYA WATANABE MAN x DUVETICA – Fall Triofonio Down Vest | £ 885.00

Innovative Japanese designer Junya Watanabe uses Duvetica’s signature high-shine nylon as the lining for this refined, but modern, herringbone cotton twill vest which is filled with grey goose down.

 

Aspesi men's vest

Aspesi

 

ASPESI -  New Agile Light Vest | $338.00

Known for a clean and modern take on basic pieces, Aspesi’s rip-stop nylon vest stuffed with polyester offers a lighter alternative to puffy down.

 

Missoni

Missoni

 

MISSONI – Vest | $ 1,590.00

Missoni’s reversible vest features an outer wool knit in its signature zig-zag pattern and is backed with quilted nylon.

 

EA7

EA7

 

EA7 – Jacket Vest | $ 185.00

This vest from Emporio Armani’s sports line features sporty but subdued stripes in steely grey.

 

Stone Island

Stone Island

 

STONE ISLAND – Garment-dyed Down Jacket Vest | $ 533.00

Following in Stone Island’s reputation for high-tech outerwear, this ultra-light vest is directly injected with down for comfort and warmth.  The garment-dyed exterior is water repellent and anti-drop.

 

Duvetica

Duvetica

 

DUVETICA - Aristeo-erre Reversible Shiny Nylon Vest | $ 675.00

Duvetica’s high shine nylon meets the current trend for camouflage in this reversible vest that zips up into its own carrying case.

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