Wool is an isolating and temperature regulating fabric. It can absorb moisture without being wet to the touch and still isolate warmth on the inside. The soft surface is dirt- and water-repellent. Outer layers, like our "Ursula" bodice, benefit from this wonderful trait. Worn on top of an undergarment it warms on cool days and protects from light rain.
Wear it open, as an open vest or close it all the way with the lacing - both looks good. The vest is fitted along the waistline. The black contrast on the edges stretch the vest and let the wearer appear slimmer and longer. When combined with a skirt and some more details, this vest will add some eye-catcher to the tavern maids, adventurers or market-womans costume or can be a good basis for down-to-earth dresses.