Rated 4 out of 5 by MaryBnCincy Almost Perfect
If this vest had two inside pockets like the fleece offerings, it would be perfect. It would be great to be able to tuck my phone, lipstick and a small wallet into secure pockets, making hands free shopping a breeze. It is warm and has a low profile. It does not add bulk to my body, making me feel like the "Stay Puff Marshmallow" woman. The very low sheen of the fabric makes the khaki color appear very rich, almost gold. The cut, collar and waste cinch snaps give the vest a polished look. I would not hesitate to wear it to a restaurant, museum, shopping or to travel with it. I can dress it up or down as needed. I highly recommend this vest.
November 17, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by horseinaround Riding vest/jacket recommendations
Haven't ordered the riding vest or jacket because they lack features wanted for riding, general comfort and utility. Please consider adding the following:
two snap vents in back
shoulder gussets in jacket
roomier sleeves in jacket
November 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by louisek fabulous
This looks so much better than it does on the model! (how often does that happen?). For reference, 5'6"/135. Bought a Small and I would call it true to size even though it's a bit roomy on me as I have a very small back. The belt really flatters the front and the back when snapped closer. It's considerably longer on me than the model which I love. The collar is full and pops up nicely. This is sophisticated enough to wear in the city to any restaurant for lunch, shopping or museum going. No sheen to the fabric (yay). Good for casual business wear. In black it could go "corporate" esp. with a gorgeous silk scarf. Does not look like performance clothing. The olive green is gorgeous. The red is slightly rust which is *perfect* for a riding vest style (not a Santa suit). I love vests and I have several and this is my new favorite. It looks as good as the three hundred dollar faux-equestrian versions (you know the brands). I may have to have another one. Hope this helps.
November 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by walkalongthebeach Very Nice!
The Cayenne color is beautiful! Looking at it on-line I was hesitant as it looked a bit too bright, or more of an orange tint. Took the plunge and ordered it anyway.... what a pleasant surprise to find it is a lovely, rich color, a bit deeper than in the photo. Also purchased the Evergreen, which was on the mark with the color in the on-line photo. Depending on the cut of vests, I wear a medium or large. I purchased these in medium, and they fit comfortably with a light to medium layer underneath. During the late fall and winter months these will be classy looking to wear to work, with a nice long sleeve tee and scarf. Have more colors in my wish list :)
September 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by LLBeanFan888 Fits Well!
It is hard for me to find vests that fit and/or are flattering as I am a busty size 12. This vest fits well and is tapered in enough at the sides to be flattering. It is also well made. A little pricey, but worth it for the fit!
September 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cin1295 Best Styled Vest
It is difficult to find a styled vest that doesn't add 50 pounds to your frame. This vest is just perfect. The rear movable snapped belts make all the difference.This is the only vest I will ever wear from now on, and now I want a green one. Please keep making these each year in different colors. Thank you!!
September 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tiffani Love it
I love this vest! A little roomy around the waist area for me but nonetheless an excellent vest!
September 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by dickswife Fashionable vest...
Fashionable vest can be casual or sporting - nicely quilted with plaid lining. Zippered front, collar had corduroy lining.
Fits well - I ordered and XL so the size is true.
May 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by GauchoheartBearblood Thin, yet warm
I have been eyeballing the white vest since 2014. I finally decided to buy it and am thrilled I did. I have tried a number of other vests and the size is off. I love that LL Bean offers petite sizing. I am 5'1'' and ordered the Medium Petite and it is perfect, has a little wiggle room to wear a sweater underneath. I love this vest. And want it in another color.
May 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by dede7157 Cozy, warm, runs a little big
LOVE this vest! It's warm and seems to shield the wind well! It does seem to run big though.. I'm normally a small/medium and was able to wear an XS .. I definitely recommend this vest!
April 15, 2015