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Sweaters? Check. Button-downs? Check. Blazers? Check. Vests? ...Are those crickets we hear? We get it — a vest isn't on your list of wardrobe essentials, but we're going to go ahead and challenge you on that. In fact, we'd argue that vests are practically the perfect layering piece. Think about it: They keep you warm without covering up your entire outfit, and they're so much more unexpected than your go-to blazer.
Not sold? We're ready to bet that this season's crop of sleeveless styles will change your tune. Click through for our favorite 10 vests, and get ready to bring your layering game to the next level.