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SmartWool PhD HyFi Midlayer Vest - Merino Wool (For Men)

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Information about SmartWool PhD HyFi Midlayer Vest - Merino Wool (For Men)
Closeouts. Insulate your core in SmartWool's PhD HyFi vest, a midlayer ingeniously constructed of merino wool to keep you warm and dry, with a double-knit nylon face for durability and wind resistance.
  • Itch-free merino wool regulates temperature, wicks moisture and resists odor
  • PhD HyFi double-knit jersey has merino wool inside and a durable nylon face for wind resistance
  • Stand-up collar
  • Full-zip front with storm flap and zipper garage
  • Zip hand pockets
  • Mesh interior pockets
  • Made in Viet Nam
  • US shipments only
Specs about SmartWool PhD HyFi Midlayer Vest - Merino Wool (For Men)
  • Closure: Zipper
  • Zipper: Right
  • Length: 27" (based on size large)
  • Fabric: 64% merino wool, 36% nylon
  • Care: Machine wash/dry
  • Total weight: 14 oz.
  • Made in Viet Nam
  • US shipments only

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Verified Buyer Reviewed by Ready to Retire from Columbus, OH on Sunday, May 18, 2014
This was just what we were looking for. The fabric is lightweight but plenty warm, the cut is athletic but not too tight and the length comes to mid-hip. My wife purchased the vest for women, and I bought the one for men. We're both happy. The only suggestion is to look at the photo carefully, t... Read More
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  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by meritlane from Los Angeles on Saturday, May 31, 2014
    usually when a review says something is long I grab it. I'm 6'3 with long arms and legs. these features are not important when purchasing a vest. The quality of this product is terrific. The fit did not work for me. It came down to the bottom of my butt which means it would hang longer than most any layer I would wear over it. Too bad, I love smart wool and this piece will not dissapoint if the fit works for you.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Ready to Retire from Columbus, OH on Sunday, May 18, 2014
    This was just what we were looking for. The fabric is lightweight but plenty warm, the cut is athletic but not too tight and the length comes to mid-hip. My wife purchased the vest for women, and I bought the one for men. We're both happy. The only suggestion is to look at the photo carefully, this is VEST which means the long-sleeved base layer shown in the photo doesn't come with it (as one previous reviewer seemed to think).
  • Reviewed by Ephblum from Amherst, NY on Saturday, January 18, 2014
    Got both the black and grey and they have both been worn a few times since received. Bought mostly as addition to jogging gear, I first tried them out wearing around the house. They are very comfortable, provide decent warmth, especially for how thin they are (that's the merino there) and overall seem well constructed. I was comfortable with short sleeves with the vest on vs otherwise wearing a long sleeve microfleece. The fit works pretty well for me-perhaps a tad long in the torso but at least it is form-fitting which I was looking for in jogging gear. I had purchased some other Smartwool PhD tops and they were a loose fit and returned, but these vests fit the bill nicely. Large fits what I would characterize as "snug" for me (6'2" normally 46L suit jacket, 36" waist). Not tight but not loose either. It does puff out a bit in the front zipper area (zipped up of course) when sitting in certain positions, but otherwise it is a great vest. Wore the grey one with MHW Effusion Power jacket the other night and was very comfortable jogging in upper 20s with a thin base layer underneath. Haven't worn it alone in the wind yet so cannot really comment too much on the nylon layer wind resistance other than it worked well in the combo.
  • Reviewed by Bitterroot Guy from Idaho on Thursday, January 09, 2014
    Nice fit , long and looks lean like the picture. I'm 6'2" with a long torso and it fit perfectly. I bought it basically for work where the temps can vary a lot from area to area and wear it with a button down shirt, like another reviewer mentioned, and looks good.
  • Reviewed by MN Laker from Minnesota on Wednesday, January 01, 2014
    Sorry, guys, but I will be returning this. Yes, it says it is a vest. But the picture made it look like it had sleeves, and pretty neat ones. It does not. It is "just" a vest. And, although it is SmartWool, it is very thin, and runs a bit large. I am 6'5" and 197 pounds, and a large was too wide for me.

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