Rocky Mountain Featherbed Taipei Pop-up Store

Rocky Mountain Featherbed has been making Native American-inspired outerwear since the late 1960's. They're mainly known for their iconic down vests, which are made from a single-piece leather yolk and retain really well. They've just opened up a pop-up store...

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Vilebrequin Jerez Down Vest

Vilebrequin Jerez Down Vest for Spring/Summer 2012

As we transition between seasons, here’s a down vest from Vilebrequin that’s light enough to work through the spring but warm enough to be a go-to mid layer piece until temperatures begin to rise again. The design’s pretty basic but comes from a brand that’s known to protect and last. The duck down fill will surely do the trick while the fit and colorways will make this a classic piece in your wardrobe.

Real McCoys Deer Skin Down Vest

Real McCoys Deer Skin Down Vest

Real McCoys product for Winter season has dropped at Superdenim with this deer skin down vest leading the charge. It comes in a brown shell that’s made from deer skin and fitted with Buck suede on the shoulder. The label consistently delivers classic sportswear-inspired pieces with all the right luxurious touches and this down vest is no different. It’s made in Japan and features duck down filling, ensuring top notch insulation.

Rocky Mountain Featherbed Military Down Vest

Rocky Mountain Featherbed Military Down Vest

It’s always good to have options and for that, we bring you a look at Rocky Mountain Featherbed Company’s military-inspired down vests. They’re well designed with deep front pockets and a slim fit throughout and come in tan, olive and black. The style is a bit out there but it’s definitely unique from most of the vests we’ve come across this season.

Nonnative Hiker Down Feather Vest

Nonnative Hiker Down Feather Vest

The right down vest during the spring and summer can be a great add-on for those cooler nights we’re inevitably going to hit. This particular one from Nonnative is a perfect transitional piece especially due to its fit and beige shell. It features two waist patch pockets and is finished with a gold press stud fastening.ย  The piece is made in Japan from 100% cotton and filled with 100% down feathers.

Fall 2010 | Bleu de Paname Down Vest

Fall 2010 | Bleu de Paname Down Vest

French label Bleu de Paname is still fairly young but their products and delivery are really something to admire and respect. Entitled “uniforme,” the fall season collection features reworked bombers, work shirts, and jackets that acquire modern detailing like mismatched pockets and elbow patches. This down vest is just another solid offering from the line. The navy/gray combination works well and will definitely prove to be more versatile than folks think.

Winter Essential | Patagonia Slingshot Down Vest

Winter Essential | Patagonia Slingshot Down Vest

The good folks over at Complex just dropped a pretty solid list of down vests and in the mix was this Slingshot Down Vest from Patagonia. It’s a 600-fill-power goose down vest with snap closure up front, a drop-tail hem, and a subtle western-style yoke that really looks good, especially in this color combination.

The price is pretty reasonable as well, given the high level of craftsmanship as well as the utility you’ll get from this pickup.

adidas ObyO David Beckham Harris Tweed Down Vest

adidas ObyO David Beckham Harris Tweed Down Vest

From the David Beckham for adidas Originals by Originals Collection (ObyO), which is designed by James Bond, comes the Hooded Down Vest. It’s filled with real down feathers and made of Scottish premium Harris Tweed wool. On the inside, you can see the lining’s made from coloured satin which maintains the luxe-level appeal. It’s all topped off with the Harris Tweed logo on the inside for the much-welcomed stamp of approval.

We’d tell you to add this to your Christmas list but there’s a good chance it’ll sell out before then.

Fall 2010 | Canada Goose Alberta Vest

Fall 2010 | Canada Goose Alberta Vest

From Canadian outfitter Canada Goose comes this vest inspired by the label’s iconic Expedition Parka design. It’s fitted with plenty of internal and external pockets as well as a versatile removable down filled hood, secure Velcro collar and storm flap protection over the front zipper. The cut is a bit slimmer than we’re used to seeing on vests and outerwear pieces alike, which definitely works in your favor when traveling from work to play and vice versa.