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Women's PFG Reel Beauty™ II Maxi Dress

Details FL5042
Style# 1541921
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Uses: Fishing
Size & Fit Guide | Fit Modern Classic


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Style# 1541921
Uses Fishing


A comfortable, versatile staple of swimsuit season, this beachy full-length maxi dress has a lovely drape, sweat-wicking fabrication, and a flattering high waistline that elongates your figure.

  • Omni-Wick™
  • UPF 15 sun protection
  • Modern Classic Fit
  • Imported

  • 57% Cotton, 38% Rayon, 5% Elastane
High-Performance Wicking Fabric

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Women's PFG Reel Beauty™ II Maxi Dress is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Dress I sent this dress back. It is not flattering to anyone without a flat tummy etc. The fabric is also not as nice as Columbia usually has.
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this dress! After loving this dress in the bluebell multi color, I bought it in Navy stripes also. The material is breathable, but has a nice weight to it. It drapes nicely and the seams line up perfectly. I think it's very flattering on me, accentuating the smallest part of my torso. It's so comfortable and I often get comments on how nice I look while wearing it. For reference, I'm about 5'7", 135lbs, athletic build, and a small fits great.
Date published: 2016-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most Comfortable Dress This dress is absolutely amazing. It truly is the most comfortable dress I have ever worn. In the recent heat wave it does wick away moisture, it feels like pajamas on so I bought one at the Columbia Outlet Store on Tacoma and ordered three more on line here! Then I bought a matching turqouise jacket for chilly mornings, thank you Columbia!
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute but not long enough I'm 5'9" 150lbs this item fit great but was not quite as long as I prefer a Maxie so I had to return.
Date published: 2016-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great dress! This is a great dress, perfect for the beach, running around town, or a casual work day. I get so many compliments on this dress and everyone wants to know where I got it!
Date published: 2016-05-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Craftsmanship is Lacking I bought this dress hoping for the amazing quality that normally accompanies my Columbia purchases. I bought the striped blue version and thought it would be versatile and go with everything. It arrived and I was immediately disappointed. The lines below the bustline were terribly unmatched. It's distracting to the point of needing to return the dress. Columbia, if you make something with stripes, at least match up the stripes. It looks bad. Also, not a huge deal for some people who like the style, but the way the waistline is positioned, the dress kind of looks like it should be maternity. I could have lived with that, but the pattern mistake was a deal breaker.
Date published: 2016-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great dress I have this dress in black and loved it. So I bought the navy stripe, had to return it. The way the stitching meets at the bust was off and looked strange so I returned. The black is wonderful and wear it a lot, it is now beginning to fade just a bit from Florida sun.
Date published: 2016-04-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My Fav I love the maxi it fits in all the right places from arm hole to hip length. I'm 5'2 so the dress is way to long so I do have to get it trim to ankle size length.
Date published: 2016-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MtnMimi I'm not smart enough to maneuve, But, I want you ladies to know how comfortable these dresses are. I have the full set of the dresses, except Navy, due to my lack of computer skills. I have taken sequined tops to dress them or a sweater,which are also offered by Columbia. I have Health issues and these dresses are so soft when my skin is so tender. You can go to sleep in them, get up, an they look fresh out of the closet. I recommend them so earnestly. I promise you will love them. Throw on a pair of heels or sandals and your business look is just beautiful.
Date published: 2016-03-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very loose armholes The dress itself is great but I need to have it adjusted. I am a tall woman and the shoulder straps are extra long and cause the armholes to gape a lot. Disappointed in the fit as Columbia products usually have great fit.
Date published: 2015-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super comfortable This dress runs a little small. I'm usually a small in other maxi dresses. This one fits, but is a little more snug in the belly area and isn't as flattering as it would have been if I would have ordered a small.
Date published: 2015-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this dress! In one day, I wore this dress, bicycled to and from the office (tucked dress hem into my Spanks to keep it off the chain) on the train, to a school function, to the art museum for a concert and showing, and walked two miles in the city, in 88° heat. The fabric and drape feel great. The cut is flattering. The dress is sewn well. I have washed it five times. After washing on delicate, I usually toss it in the dryer for a bit on low heat and then line dry. Love that I can wear it without bra showing, but if you add a shelf bra to some of your dresses, and a light sweater to the Columbia clothing line and I'd be so grateful. Since I wear this to the office, and out to dinner, a light 3/4 length sleeve sweater of same fabric and quality would complete its functionality. Add adjustable straps/snaps, so I don't have to tuck it into my Spanks, to ride my bike, and I'd be awed.
Date published: 2015-07-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from comfy and versatile bought this is two colors, super comfortable, can dress up or keep nice and casual. Only complaint is that it is big in the top/arms for the size. I got a Small and it fit perfectly through waist and legs, but wish the straps were about an inch or two tighter
Date published: 2015-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Favorite Maxi Dress Love the dress. I bought two last year in another striped pattern. I'm 5'4 and they are true maxi dress length. Super comfortable and flattering. Highly Recommend!
Date published: 2015-03-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Returned-fabric not as expected I thought this dress would be wrinkle free, soft and flowing. It is cotton and somewhat heavy. Might be perfect for some but I wanted it for the basic black dress for travel.
Date published: 2014-08-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cute basic I got the maxi dress in black and it's a great little basic dress. It's just a tad on the short side which is why I gave it 3 stars. I'm 5'6, 125lbs and most maxi dresses fit just right in length on me. It also runs a tad large, I got the XS and it fits perfectly but I would normally wear a S.
Date published: 2014-03-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Reel Beauty II Maxi Dress Bought this dress for a trip to Hawaii, but I think it will do well for Washington state summers, as well. Fabric is soft. Nice dress!
Date published: 2014-03-22
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Women's Body Measurement (Inches)
Size XS
Bust 32-33 34-35 36-37.5 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 25.5-26.5 27.5-28.5 29.5-30.5 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 34.5-35.5 36.5-37.5 38.5-40 41.5-43 45-47
Size L
Bust 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 41.5-43 45-47
How to Measure
Womens size chart measurement guide
  • 1. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.
Women's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
womens performance fit top
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
womens active fit top
Modern Classic
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
womens modern classic fit top
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
womens relaxed fit top

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
UPS Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
UPS 2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
UPS Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
Free Standard Shipping

Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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