Shoppers Wear This ‘Perfect’ L.L.Bean Fleece Vest on ‘Cool Colorado Days,’ and It’s Just $54
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Staying warm, especially while on the go, is all about layering. Being able to easily add or shed layers will keep you comfortable as the temperature changes throughout the day. While puffer jackets and shirt jackets make great lightweight layering pieces, it’s the vest that offers the most versatility. Recently, one of the biggest names in outerwear marked down its classic take on the vest by more than 30%.
Outdoor outfitter L.L.Bean’s Sweater Fleece Vest is a simple design that’s as well-suited for the hiking trail as it is for the office. Typically $79, it’s now marked down at Zappos for just $54 in a neutral charcoal gray colorway in sizes ranging from small to 3XL.
L.L.Bean Sweater Fleece Vest, $54 (was $79) at Zappos The L.L.Bean Sweater Fleece Vest in Charcoal Gray Heather.
This vest is made from soft polyester fleece with several features that add to its comfort and warmth. The zipper has a wind flap that keeps cold air from seeping in through the front, and a funnel design that can be zipped up to the chin. It also has a drop tail hemline that provides extra coverage for the lower back. Jersey stitching runs along the armholes and neck, two areas known for rubbing, to eliminate any discomfort. Then, there’s the comfort of having ample storage with the two secure zippered hand pockets and a zippered chest pocket for stowing a phone, AirPods, or sunglasses.
Shoppers were impressed with the functionality and design of the vest. “Great for layering under jackets and light coats. Great appearance. Love the chest pocket for carrying my phone,” one shopper said. The pockets were particularly popular with shoppers, with one writing that they used the zippers to “secure wallet, keys and valuables while outside!”
Shoppers also appreciated the vest’s versatility. One shopper said that it’s “perfect as an outer layer in cool weather, or as an under layer in cold weather.” Another wrote that it’s a “perfect middle layer that easily adapts to usage most of the year.” One shopper who appreciated the warmth noted that the vest could be worn “all winter and on cool Colorado days.”
A vest is a layering essential, and now that it’s on sale for just $54, this fleece option from L.L.Bean is a no-brainer. With the navy blue already having sold out, we’re expecting the charcoal gray to do the same. So if you’re looking for the perfect solution to staying comfortable throughout the day, regardless of the setting, pick one of these up for $25 off before they’re gone.