Please note that we've updated the Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord save file system which requires you to take certain steps in order for your save files to be compatible with e1.7.1 and any later updates. You can find the instructions here.
Made a small replacement armor for the MP version. In my view. If you like it, copy the replacement mpitems file to the folder:
Steam\steamapps\common\Mount & Blade II Bannerlord\Modules\Native DOWNLOAD