As we rapidly approach spring with hope and great anticipation, keeping our fingers crossed for a warm summer, it might seem a strange move buying 700 down gillets. We do not believe so. The men’s Nuptse vest will help keep your body core temperature at a constant in very cold or slight lightly warmer weather. The sleeveless nature of this jacket allows excess heat to escape as required. If it is cold , layer up with a warm jumper or heavy flannel shirt, when the weather is in our favour a T shirt or thin cotton long sleeve t shirt coupled with the body warmer will keep the cool evening air out. The Nuptse 2 Vest differs from the the classic Nupste as it has 6 ribs as opposed to 4 on the classic. They both have the same profile, but spacing the ribs closer together gives the vest a slimmer look. The North Face Men’s Nuptse Vest 2 in Goblin blue colour way for spring 2013.