a couple of weeks ago, one of my girl friends ditched her tinder date because he was wearing a vest. i can’t say i blame her. if i was meeting a girl for the first time, i might have tried a little harder. maybe it wasn’t the right kind of vest? no, she hates all vests. they’re too fratty.
i, for one, love a good vest. the weather in nashville has been too warm to wear one lately, but that’s not going to stop me. i’m the real rebel every damn day (wesley willis quote for those so inclined). this vest season, i’m going with the patagonia bivy down vest. the video on the website says it’s in its element for “chopping wood, loading the boat or checking the surf.” that means it’s perfect for me because i do all of those things on the reg.