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Fleece-Lined Fitness Vest
For serious warmth that will never bog you down, reach for this fleece-lined vest, which gives you layering versatility whether you're inside or out.
Size & Fit
- Relaxed Fit.
- Falls at hip.
Fabric & Care
- Soft, textured fleece lining.
- Nylon shell.
- Machine wash and dry.
- Two handwarmer pockets.
- Knit side panels stretch for a more flattering fit.
- Shell fabric is treated to resist water and stains.
Fleece-Lined Fitness Vest is rated out of 5 by 574.
Rated 2 out of 5 by 30yrBeanGirl from Fleece Fitness Vest/Bring back the original I have the old version of this vest; the one that is Thinsulate lined; and I wish I had bought it in every color. It was warm without bulk and had smaller, smooth knit side panels. The fleece in this new version; although it doesn't shed as I thought it would, is very bulky. The Stretch panels on the side "wing out" under the armpit quite strangely. Even after washing it and trying to shrink it in the dryer the underarm knit sides still stuck out awkwardly. Sent it back. After 36 years of shopping with you all I have to say is stop messing with products that worked the way they were. I'm beginning to have my doubts about you.
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sherry99 from BEST VEST EVER . . . 2-Way Zipper ! I'm an active 70-yr-old woman and LOVE this vest. I won't wear a "zippered" vest that does not have a 2-way zipper... you lose all the warmth across your chest without one! This WONDERFULLY DESIGNED vest does not restrict movement, is warm without bulk and washes up beautifully. I am outside early every morning with horses and dogs, regardless of the weather, and use this vest daily in the cooler weather, often layered under jackets or rain-gear. I love using it in the house too, sitting in my recliner... just release the bottom of the zipper for no bulge! :) I am ordering another color with this excellent sale price!
Date published: 2015-09-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by MrsMpm from Great Vest, nuisance zipper I had several of these vests in small size from 5 years ago and needed to replace one. I found I needed to go up one size but that is probably because I didn't want it snug. The vest is wonderful and very comfortable and fits with room for a thin sweater if needed. Yes, as other reviewers said, the zipper is a real nuisance. The bottom of the zipper does not slide in easily to the base and it often takes a few tries to get it lined up so the zipper will work. Decided I could live with it since I like the vest so much. Love the soft fleece around the collar. I am 5'3 and weigh 148 lbs and the medium size fits great.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by greydog1 from PLEASE BRING BACK THE PREVIOUS STYLE!! I really hate to report this, but I was SO disappointed in this vest. The previous style has been a staple for me for YEARS and still looks good. LL Bean is just known for that kind of quality. So I hate to post this, but I hope it will be seen by those who can possibly change it. I washed and wore this vest ONCE and found the following: 1 pilling on the fabric under the arms 2 shredding of quilted stitching on front of vest 3 this is a personal preference, but I found it too warm. again I was expecting a replacement of the previous style which was really a three season vest - this one is more for winter only. Please please LL Bean bring back the quality and the weight of the previous vest. Thank you!
Date published: 2015-11-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by motherofmainer from great fit, fabric quality poor Mixed bag. I have wide hips, and the ribbing at the side accomodates that without being too big on top. That part is great, and why I'm keeping the vest. The collar and pile lining are very cozy. But... after 2 days, the diamond stitching in front is pilling and standing up all over the place. It makes the vest look old, and I wonder what it'll be like in a few months. The fabric is also pretty loud and swishy-sounding, I'd prefer it quiet. And I love the 2 way zipper, but as others have said, it takes a lot of concentration to get it to work. I will be looking for another offering with ribbed sides, maybe just fleece otherwise.
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by OutInTheWoods from Attractive, but not wonderful I wanted to love this new version of the fitness vest. The fleece lining is comfy and attractive, the sizing is right on (2x), the ribbed polyester sides are a great idea for an active, resilient and conformal fit ...BUT.... the ribbed sides are NOT stretchy at the hem. They are secured with a non - stretch tape and stitch as is the rest of the hem. This is definitely a design flaw in my opinion. This is an area that needs some give when engaging in active sports. I am disappointed but considering replacing the "binding" stitching with a flexible "knit" machine stitch. LL Bean, please redesign. Thanks!
Date published: 2015-01-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by energy4u from quality has gone down i have a deep plum vest, purchased before fleece was added and love it. decided to order three more as the fleece lining was appealing addition. i am disappointed in the cheap quality even though the price has gone up. the worst thing is the zippers. it takes forever to get them lined perfectly. they are off track and jam every time. the material is also much stiffer than the first one. i don't remember having to "break it in ' sort of like an new baseball glove or new pair of cheap shoes. sorry i can't rate these higher, i usually am happy with LL Bean products.
Date published: 2016-01-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by Chef99 from Recommend with a caveat I love this vest and have at least three of them. Perfect weight for cool, not cold days, or in my office on a chilly winter day. The big problem is the ZIPPER. Today I had to slide it down and step out of it because I couldn't get it unzipped. It's a double zipper which is a great feature but not if you're stuck in it. It's not easy to engage it to zip up (getting it in that second slide is the issue) which I guess i didn't get right today hence the step out. I debated the stars and decided to be generous, because the colors are spot on too and I'm a loyal llbean customer.
Date published: 2017-11-21