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This Fleece Pullover Was Made Specifically For Travelers

By: Kraig Becker - December 29, 2015

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If you're a frequent traveler, you've probably have already heard of SCOTTeVEST. The company has been around for awhile now, and is best known for creating high quality clothing desinged specifically to meet the needs of travelers. In fact, the designers at SCOTTeVEST have found unique and creative ways to integrate numerous pockets into their clothing, allowing you to carry all of your important items – including cell phone, passport, wallet, and camera – safely and securely. In fact, wearing some of their jackets can just about eliminate the need to use a carry-on bag altogether. 

One of SCOTTeVEST's mainstay products has always been its fleece pullover, which was first introduced back in 2005. But in 2013, this venerable product was removed from the catalog so that it could undergo a redesign that would help modernize its look and improve its overall functionality. Recently, it was reintroduced to the company's line up in the form of the SeV Microfleece Pullover, a thoroughly updated take on a classic piece of travel apparel.

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This latest version of the fleece pullover incorporates more technical fabrics that are designed for better temperature control. It is now more lightweight, while still managing to remain warm and comfortable. It also is much more breathable too, not to mention better at wicking away moisture. This level of performance makes it a good option for active outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, or mountain biking, while remaining a popular choice for travelers as well.

True to its heritage, the SeV Fleece Pullover also features SCOTTeVEST's signature multi-pocket design. The latest incarnation of this unassuming product now has eight individual pockets, including two handwarmer pockets on the front, each of which provides access to a third zippered-pocket inside. There are also two side seam pockets, a zippered chest pocket, and two internal pen pockets too.

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But an over abundance of pockets isn't the only feature this fleece pullover boasts. It also has an extendable key holder inside the right handwarmer pocket, as well as a soft chamois in one of the side pockets for cleaning your glasses or smartphone screen. On top of that, it also features SCOTTeVEST's Personal Area Network, which is a fancy name given to the product's ability to easily connect a pair of headphones to your mobile device, and run the cable through the interior of jacket. This makes it easy to listen to your tunes while on the go, without having cables dangling from the outside of your clothing. 

Available in three colors – black, red, and blue – and sizes ranging from XXS to XXXL, the Sev Microfleece is a bargain at $65. Frequent travelers in particular will love the convenience of having all of these pockets at their disposal, and the fact that the jacket is exceptionally warm and comfortable doesn't hurt either. The fleece manages to work well on its own, or as part of a layering system, which only adds to its versatility.

Find out more at SCOTTeVEST.com.

About the Author

Kraig Becker

Kraig Becker

Kraig Becker is news editor for the Gear Institute. Email him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter at @kungfujedi

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