My husband absolutely loved the Spanish merino. The collar is so warm and soft, and the vest regulates body temperature very well. The leather is soft and supple. Unfortunately, the sizing did not work for him. He is 5'10" and 160 lbs. with an athletic build. The size 42 was huge around the middle, and the size 40 fit well around the middle but was too tight in the armpits. Sadly had to send both back.