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Fall Recommendation: Down Vests

The seasons are finally changing, and as crisper weather rolls in, may we recommend that you turn to a vest when you’re chilled? We all love our Westmorland and Retro-X vests at Archival, but we also have a soft spot for goose down. There’s nothing lighter and more magically insulating, and they make a great …

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Synthetic Exceptions: Vests

Barbour Keeperwear Quilted Vest Barbour Keeperwear Fleece Vest Western Mountaineering Flash Vest Patagonia Retro-X Vest (for Women) Under certain circumstances, I’ll endorse the purchase of an outerwear garment made out of synthetic materials. My rule of thumb is that one must restrict oneself to plastic vests rather than jackets (less surface area to snag or …

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