Mission VaporActive

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The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest is the perfect product for those who are looking for something to wear outdoor during colder weather. Whether you are heading for a run or simply running errands, this vest will keep you warm and cozy. 

The use of 37.5 polyester in the insulation ensures that you will be able to stay cool or warm, whichever your body needs. It can gauge your temperature based on your humidity and act accordingly, using your own body’s energy to help warm you up or cool you down. 

The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest will wick away moisture, keeping you from running around all day in a damp jacket. Additionally, it’s water resistant, so if you get caught out in light rain, you will stay protected and dry. You’re also going to stay smelling fresh since the vest will simply lock up the odor molecules to release later in the wash. 

Yes, the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest has a pretty high price tag, but don’t run away from it. Consider all the great features that this product offers and the fantastic durability. It really is worth all that extra cost.

Customers love the vest; it comes highly recommended

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros

Reversible design

Temperature control

Wicks away moisture

Odor removal

Machine washable

Cons

Steep price tag

Limited color options

Materials

The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest uses a variety of materials for durability and comfort. The construction of the body and lining is 100% nylon. The insulation and side panels use a blend of traditional and 37.5 polyester, in the case of the side panels there's a little spandex as well.

37.5 polyester is an innovative technology integrated into the fabric to help keep you warm and comfortable. It strives to keep your body at the perfect core temperature, 37.5 degree Celsius. Additionally, it wants to help keep the microclimate against your skin at the best possible relative humidity of, you guessed it, 37.5%.

Humidity triggers the polyester; it's how it tells if you are hot or cold. If you are too warm, the materials will activate certain particles, using your body's energy to remove the moisture and assist you in cooling down. On the contrary, if you're too cold, the material will retain your energy and warm you up. It's going to help with temperature control and keep you as comfortable as possible.

Odor Control

In addition to controlling your temperature and keeping you cozy, the 37.5 polyester used in the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest help trap odor, keeping you smelling fresh. The vest will trap the odor-causing molecules until the jacket gets washed. Once in the washer, these molecules will be released and whisked away.

Just because you are heading out for a workout doesn't mean you have to smell bad. Just because you are sweating doesn't mean you can smell great while doing it. Let the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest keep you smelling clean and fresh!

Comfort

When you're heading out for a run, whether long and short, you want to try to remain as comfortable as possible. There is no reason that your athletic apparel to cause any unnecessary discomfort while you're out and about.

Customers can agree that the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest is exceptionally comfortable. The materials are soft and cozy, feeling great while wearing it. It is lightweight and offers a fantastic fit so you can wear it with almost anything, keeping you comfortable throughout your adventures.

Not only does it feel great, but the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest also does a stellar job of keeping you warm and toasty, adding to the overall comfort level. The fantastic 37.5 polyester technology works with your body temperature to ensure you stay at a great temperature. It will help cool you down if you get too warm and at the same time, warm you up if you get cold. Either way, the jacket will keep you dry.

No matter what you are doing or where you are going, you can count on the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest to keep you comfortable.

Protection

The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest offers some protection from the elements when you are out and about in the colder weather. It's going to help keep your core warm and toasty, so you aren't freezing when heading out in colder weather.

Not only are you going to be protected from the chill in the air, but also from the other elements around you. The water-resistant vest will shield you from sweat and rain, keeping you dry and comfortable. You might not be completely protected if you get stuck in a downpour, but you'll be fine in light rain.

In addition to the weather, you will also get some protection when heading out in lower light conditions. There is reflective detailing throughout the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest to make sure you are able to be seen by passers-by. It's important to stay visible, so there are no unnecessary accidents. You may want to consider pairing the jacket with other reflective apparel, but every little bit helps.

Fit

It's essential to your overall comfort level to make sure that you are getting the correct size for the perfect fit. If your vest is too large or too small, then you aren't going to be comfortable at all.

For the most part, the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest is running true to size. There are a few customers who mentioned that it's a little narrow in the hips and features a more tailored cut in the torso. That said, it still fits great for the most part. There is a little stretch to the vest, although not much, to help give you a more secure fit.

The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest comes in a couple of different sizes so you can pick the one that will fit you the best. You can choose between an extra small through extra large. If you aren't sure what size you'll need, you can always check out the size chart.

Durability

When you are spending money on your running gear or athletic apparel, you want to make sure that you are finding something that is durable. You don't experience premature wear and tear in your clothing.

The good news is the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest is reasonably durable and has a decent lifespan. Premature wear and tear is not something that you will have to worry about when it comes to the vest — no need to worry about rips and snags if you get caught on something while you're adventuring.

The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest will be part of your cold weather running apparel for quite a while.

Weight

When you're going out for a run, you want to make sure that you are as comfortable as possible. Ensuring that your running gear is lightweight is an essential factor in that comfort level. The lighter, the better.

Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of information on the exact weight of the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest; however, customers can agree that it is super lightweight. There is no burdensome feeling when heading out wearing his jacket.

Don't let the lightweight nature fool you. The vest might not weigh a whole lot, but it does it's intended job quite well. It will keep you warm and cozy just the same as a more heavyweight vest.

Style

The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest has a fairly basic design. The vest has a zip-up style with a standup collar to help keep your neck warm. There are two hand pockets so you can store the little things you want to take along with you.

One of the great things about the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest is that it is reversible. You essentially get two vests for the price of one. You can just flip it inside out and have a whole new look.

There are a couple of colors that you can choose from so you can pick the one (or ones) that fit your style the best. You can select from rush Lapis blue, estate blue, and viridian green; Broadway, quiet shade, and cherry tomato; or moonless night (black).

Care

When you are running, chances are you're going to be sweating up a storm. That means that your vest will most likely start to smell. Yes, the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest features active molecules that will trap odor so you can smell fresh longer, but that doesn't mean you can skip out on washing it. You should still try to make sure you are cleaning your vest regularly.

The good news is that the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest is machine washable. You can just put it in the laundry with the rest of your clothing so you can clean it with ease. When you wash the vest, all the odor-causing molecules that got trapped in the materials will wash away. You will be left with a great smelling and clean looking running vest.

Activities

There are a plethora of occasions you can wear the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest. Most customers prefer to wear it while they're running or walking, making a great companion for their outdoor adventures. The vest will help keep your core warm during colder weather, so that is when most customers will wear the product.

Of course, you don't have to be a runner, or even an active person, to enjoy wearing the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest. Some consumers wear it because it's a great product and is aesthetically pleasing. If you want something lightweight, yet warm, for your everyday life, then this is perfect.

Whether you're a runner or not, whether you are athletic or not, the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest can keep you warm and cozy during the cold weather. This vest will keep you warm and dry, no matter what you are doing.

Value

The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest is a bit expensive. Even when you compare it to other running vests on the market, it is on the high end of the spectrum. The price does differ based on the color and size you need.

You should keep in mind, however, that the vest is phenomenal. There are tons of great technologies and features available that helps justify the expensive cost. The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest helps keep you smelling fresh and feeling great. It's water resistant, so you're staying dry and moisture wicking so it won't soak up your sweat. It is temperature controlled so it will provide you with warmth when you need it or cool you down when you don't.

Not only does the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest offer fantastic features, but it is super durable. The vest will last, it will be with you for the long haul. You might be spending a lot of money, but you won't have to again for a while.

Yes, the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest has a high price tag, but it's worth the cost.

Bottom Line

If you want to head out for a run and don't want a little cold weather stopping you, then you should try out the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest. It's a lot less bulky than a jacket, but will still keep your core warm and comfortable. It's super lightweight, almost like you aren't wearing anything at all.

The Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest has incredible temperature control thanks to the 37.5 polyester in the insulation. It knows when you're too hot and can release active particles to sweep away your sweat and cool you down. On the opposite side of that, if the vest detects you're too cold, it can use your body's energy in your favor to help warm you up.

The vest keeps you feeling great, but also smelling great. It will trap odor-causing molecules, only releasing them when you wash the garment. There is no reason to run around all day in a stinky vest just because you wore it out for a run.

Yes, the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest has an expensive cost, but don't run away just yet. The remarkable features and stellar durability make it worth the extra money.

Customers love the Mission VaporActive Shift Reversible Vest, and it comes highly recommended.