Autumn weather is perfect for layering and mixing lightweight with warm textiles. But how about both? Vest isn’t just extremely practical in weather conditions that drastically change throughout the day but also one of the top trend picks of the season. Puffer vests combine best of both worlds: comfort and sporty style that fashion world is so obsessed with in the recent seasons. You just throw one over a shirt or a sweater and instantly get a Pitti Uomo ready look. To help you achieve that cool street-style-icon look, we selected 9 men’s winter vests that would catch an eye of any paparazzi. They’re all filled with down or have technical fabrics that make them lightweight and super warm. Super for you!
Patagonia Down Filled Quilted Vest $250
If you’re looking for a warm insulation without the bulky appearance than this Patagonia quilted vest is just perfect for spending autumn days outdoors. Plus it has hand warmer pockets that will instantly warm you up if it gets chilly.
Paul Smith Jeans Down Vest $330
Down filled and with a nylon shell this Paul Smith Jeans vest is performance ready. It has a dynamic quilt and two vertical chest pockets that will keep your hands warm if necessary. Wear it with your flannels and knits, it goes well with hoodies as well.
Aspesi Lightweight Quilted Vest $455
Aspesi vest is constructed from an ultra light nylon with innovative Thermore padding to maintain body temperature without adding bulk. It’s the kind of piece you’ll wear with sweaters on a nice autumn day and layered under a coat on skiing get-aways.
Oliver Spencer Wool-tweed Vest $445
This Oliver Spencer vest is the kind of piece that will definitely get you snapped by the street style paparazzi. Tailored from warm English wool-tweed fabric it can be worn as a gilet or a waistcoat, over a shirt or under a coat, depending how badly you want to show it off.
Gant Rugger Making the Waves Vest $125
Gant Rugger is known for impeccable tailoring and this quilted vest is a good proof of that. The zigzag baffling gives it an extra edge while nylon textile and down filling ensure it will keep you warm and dry throughout the season.
Patagonia Bivy Down-filled Quilted Vest $180
Another great vest from Patagonia, this time with a slight retro look. It’s coated with durable water repellent (DWR) finish and down-filled quilting that offers plush insulation. The bold two-tone palette looks dapper to boot.
Canada Goose Lodge Vest $325
This awesome vest is packed with 750g down fill and built for core warmth and layering. The Basecamp 20D shell is water resistant and windproof. If you’re looking for something simple and versatile than the Canada Goose vest will go with the rest of your wardrobe perfectly.
Stone Island Lightweight Hooded Vest $570
This Stone Island vest is a bit more bulk-looking due to down and feather quilting but it’s also incredibly lightweight. For sure it will keep you snug all winter long. The indigo blue shade also adds a boost of color that goes practically with any color palette.
Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen Knit Down Vest $79.20
For the last item we picked this Micah Cohen vest with a cool knit snowflake pattern. It instantly reminded us of skiing in the French Alps. With this traditional style you’ll be able to pair it with all your wardrobe essentials, especially rich autumn shades such as burgundy and mustard.