Mountain Research’s output may be meticulously crafted and unfailingly chic, but designer Setsumasa Kobayashi isn’t necessarily connected to the worlds of traditional fashion or hype driven streetwear. As to be expected from a brand whose biannual collections are conceived of in a literal mountain retreat, practical functionality is always the foremost priority for Kobayashi and Mountain Research.
Familiar V-neck hunting vest with A-line silhouette with wide hem. This advanced version features a laced front, a double-faced reversible fleece and cotton design, piping, and a long tail. The fleece side with laces features side tape with belt loops, the cotton side with top dot button closure features white lines on the placket and back center, and a slant pocket on only one side. Ideal for the inner of a mod coat. First place for layered races.