The S1-A Jersey's understated design approach isn't exclusive to Search and State. In fact, many are latching onto a minimal look, solely for aesthetic purposes. Not surprisingly, though, aesthetics were never the sole mission for SAS. Instead, its primary focus is on designing clothing that's engineered to function exactly as you need it to, with style simply serving to complement its no-gimmick approach. In fact, you aren't going to see any tremendous innovations with Search and State. However, what you will see are small runs of technical apparel that are produced in Manhattan's Garment District. And because of this, SAS is able to place the highest emphasis on design, fit, construction, and using the best fabrics and hardware available. Its S1 line is a testament to this, as the streamlined aesthetic not only looks clean and classic, but it also serves the higher purpose of functionality. With this precedent set, the S1-A jersey provides you with only what you need and nothing more. You might think that you're missing something when first viewing the S1-A jersey, as the solid-color fabric paneling might seem like it was an afterthought. But, upon closer examination, you'll find that this design was entirely intentional. The fabric chosen to construct the S1-A is a two-tone microbial fabric that's milled in the USA. On the Black colorway, grey interior mates with the perforated outer-layer, showing through slightly in order to provide the rich two-tone finish. At a distance, it reads true to color, but up close, the textured look becomes apparent. In terms of functionality, this fabric incorporates all of the lightweight, breathable, and moisture managing properties that you'd expect in a high-ticket jersey. However, the texture and appearance of the S1-A jersey combine in order to create a material unlike anything else that we've seen. This goes back to the design approach taken by the founders, who chose the fabric based exactly on what they'd personally w...