I ordered this vest as a riding group vest for a minimum of patches. I like the braiding, the weight of the vest, the interior pockets, I am 5'9 and 215#. I ordered the large which fits more like an XL, which is to say it is generously cut, but if you plan to use the inside pockets for their intended purpose it is just right. From a club vest standpoint the front is a bit narrow for patch application due to the braid, but it worked fine for me. I would have given this vest a five, but the leather panels were not matched as well as they could have been for texture and appearance. This is a minor beef so I kept the vest, but it was noticeable. Overall, a nice vest. For a trimmer fit, I could have gone with the medium and it would have fit fine, just not as much room to use the interior pockets without letting out the lacing.
Reviewed by: Naveed from Tacoma .