Men’s Journal | by Ryan Tristan Jin and Jack Haworth
Whether you call it a vest, gilet, or waistcoat, the versatile and ubiquitous sleeveless jacket was made for today’s man. It naturally accentuates a guy’s best attributes, like shoulders and arms. You can wear one over a sweater, or pair it with denim. Anything works—especially if you go with a puffer vest. When the weather turns chilly but a full jacket is overkill, puffer vests provide the warmth you need while still allowing you to show off other layers underneath.