Pikeur Amelie waistcoat: ‘useful and versatile’ 8/10

Pikeur Amelie waistcoat

Score

8/10
  • Performance:
    9/10
  • Style:
    8/10
  • Fit:
    9/10
  • Value for money:
    7/10

Manufacturer:

Pikeur

Price as reviewed:

£90

Welcome to our independent group test of gilets for horse riders. All of the gilets in this group test have been put through their paces by event rider and BHSII Lisa Spence. Find out what she thought below.

Official description

The Pikeur Amelie waistcoat is a ladies’ quilted waistcoat with 125g wadding, a two-way zip and a stand-up collar.  This gilet comes with a stuff-bag.

First impressions

The quality of this gilet felt really good. It was plain and simple, and looked like a garment that would make a good extra layer.

Overview of performance

This gilet proved really warm, practical and comfortable to wear under any jacket. A great choice for winter wear.

Likes and dislikes

I really like its pack away bag, which makes this a great item to keep in car for when cold weather catches you out.

Verdict

This is a really useful and versatile garment for anyone’s wardrobe