Volte’s Premium Chest Zip Steamer falls into their mid-range line. It’ll run you $259.99, and for that price, you’ll be stoked with what you’ll get. The neoprene is sourced from limestone and boasts flexibility, longevity, and warmth.

Their “solar skin” foam harnesses the sun’s energy, insulating your torso for those grueling, long sessions. The glued and blind-stitched seams are simple, flexible, comfortable, and will withstand the test of time.

The branding is unobtrusive. The wetsuits are black. They slip on, and off, very easily. And for those who fear the chest-zip entry, there’s a back-zip option, as well.

My verdict? Good bang for your buck. In this day and age, there’s always going to be the next super-fly thermo-nuclear mutant-whatchamacallit technology, but there’s also something to be said about keeping things simple.