We're hoping to give our readers out East some warm vibes.  Image from http://aviatornation.com.

We’re hoping to give our readers out East some warm vibes. Image from http://aviatornation.com.

Being local to Southern California, we’re always keen on casual surf style.

And for all you folks out East who have been battling snow for the past few months, we’re hoping to give you some fresh California sun rays (and inspiration letting you know spring is just around the corner) with today’s feature.

Aviator Nation is a brand started by Paige Mycoskie out in Venice, California which embodies old-school Southern California surf style.

We did a feature a while back on one of their vintage hoodies and today wanted to feature some of their gear for colder (er… Southern California colder) months.

For those of our readers who have ever had a chance to try on their clothes, you know they are ultra-comfortable and have the legit feel of something that was made in the 80’s.

Aviator Nation Reversible Cord Vest ($175.99)

Aviator Nation Reversible Cord Vest image from http://aviatornation.com.

Aviator Nation Reversible Cord Vest image from http://aviatornation.com.

Pay no mind to the fact the model isn’t wearing a shirt underneath this vest – the cord vest from Aviator Nation will keep you warm and gets its styling cues from 70’s and 80’s retro designs.

Pair the reversible cord vest up with a vintage henley, and you’ll have that Jeff Spicoli 2.0 look down pat.

Aviator Nation Henley ($83.99)

Aviator Nation Henley shirt image from http://aviatornation.com.

Aviator Nation Henley shirt image from http://aviatornation.com.

You can rock this versatile Henley on late summer nights with a pair of jeans and slip-on Vans or you can wear it with shorts and flip-flops.

As we mentioned earlier, you can also layer it with the reversible cord vest if it gets even chillier.

When it’s snowing, you can wear the Henley and like, 16 layers of clothing for every body part.

For more information on Aviator Nation’s complete line of clothing for men, you can check out their website at http://aviatornation.com.

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