The tech vest is all over the market this season and is quickly becoming a winter weather staple. Unlike the Pendleton puffers of the past, these slimmed-down styles, made from ultra-light down or synthetic insulators pack a ton of heat without bulking you up. We worked through some storied names in wicked weather wear and came up with a few vested looks to add to your closet this year.
Nike Cascade 700 Down Vest; $160.00; www.nike.com
Polo RLX Explorer Vest; $175.00; ralphlauren.com
Patagonia Nano Puff Vest; $149.00; http://www.patagonia.com
The North Face Primaloft Vest; $149.00; www.thenorthface.com
Marmont Variant Vest; $140.00; marmot.com