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Women’s Mix It Around™ Vest


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Style# 1556491
Uses Winter


A simple, attractive antidote to chilly temperatures, this versatile hybrid vest keeps your core warm and protected from the elements thanks to a blend of water-repellant microfiber at front and back torso and soft, breathable microfleece inserts at each side. A key layering piece in any season, the Mix It Around features chevron-shaped baffling lines that create a slimming effect and a roomy high collar that’s been meticulously designed for ultimate comfort.

  • Modern Classic Fit
  • Water repellent
  • Hand pockets
  • Center back length: 24"
  • Imported
  • Uses: Winter
  • Style# 1556491

  • Shell: 100% polyester microfiber
  • Side panels: 100% polyester micro fleece


Women’s Mix It Around™ Vest is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 150.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Vest I have been in the market for a nice vest to keep me warm in the cooler months. I enjoy the one I bought here, although I do wish it was a bit more fitting (I'm tiny though as is so take that into consideration) and was a bit puffier. Otherwise, AMAZING material and super cute! Would purchase again with maybe some slight altercations to make it a bit smaller/fitting for me. Get it!
Date published: 2018-02-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cozy vest Nice colors and comfy. The neck is roomy and allows you to duck down into it if it's cold and windy. My only criticism is that it's not very fitted, and it could be a little longer. That said, I'm 5'9", so it may be perfect for someone a little shorter. Easily accommodates a bulky sweater underneath.
Date published: 2018-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks great and feels good Very stylish, comfortable, and keeps you warm! The size is very true! The Columbia logo is hidden under the collar in the back.
Date published: 2018-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Beautiful blue color. I'm normally an xl... 5'9", with a 36dd chest, but it's just a little big even with my base layers. Not big enough to exchange. :) Absolutely love it.
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Love this vest! Beautiful and comfortable
Date published: 2018-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made for NorCal I have two of these, and will probably order another. Perfect weight for morning 2-3 mile walk in the bay area, blocks the wind and chill just enough. Flattering fit, not too boxy, not puffy. I am 36DD, 32 waist, 40 hip and the medium fits in the bust with a bit of room to spare in the waist and hip. Washes up well in cold water, I hang to dry. Great value on sale!
Date published: 2018-01-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice vest Runs a little small, but overall nice vest. Not too puffy.
Date published: 2018-01-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Water repellent vest I wish the best could be a little beat better finished in side and slitly thicker with zipper in both pockets. The Columbia name is hidden in the back and I wish it was visible, small somewhere in the front. But overall still very good .
Date published: 2018-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vest I love my new vest! It's perfect for PNW layering. I originally bought a S, but it was too big, and I would only be wearing a long sleeve shirt underneath, so I exchanged it for an XS. It's not snug, but I love it all the same. I guess I might be able to fit a sweatshirt underneath it.
Date published: 2018-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect weight, not too bulky I normally don't care for "puffer/quilted" winter wear--many of them make people look like the Michelin Man! This vest is nice, though. I don't feel like I'm trussed up like a turkey. Keeps me warm without visually gaining 15 pounds! Very happy with my purchase.
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mix It Around Vest Made well, great for cold weather , hence the zip around collar. Color will match most. Price was good.
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfy and right size The vest is light weight and it’s best when I wear it inside a winter jacket. And it can easily gives me warmth for a bit cooler days. Very comfy and just fits me perfect.
Date published: 2018-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very cute! This vest is very cute! Unfortunately, I ordered a size too big and wasn't able to keep it. Of course, the color I wanted quickly sold out (because it was so cute). I definitely would have reordered though.
Date published: 2018-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable This vest is light and very warm. Comfortable to have on when doing chores, work etc. It’s just perfect if you want a vest that’s not bulky yet provides the warmth. Had to buy another since someone stole my previous one.
Date published: 2018-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful vest We bought this for my mother in law and she really enjoys it. It's not too heavy and easy to keep clean. She wears it often and likes the rust/brown color as well.
Date published: 2018-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Layering Vest This is a great thin vest for layering. I especially love the collar that zips all the way up to cover my entire neck, which is very handy! Overall very pleased with my purchase!
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Short in length Great weight vest but two things I dislike, it runs short if you have a long torso and second I wish it had the Columbia name more visible. It’s tucked under the collar in back so you would never see it. Overall it’s a great weight vest and serves its purpose!
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful color I really like this vest but wish I had bought it one size down. I normally wear a large shirt. I thought it would be a bit warmer but maybe that’s because it’s a tad big? I do wear this vest all the time during sport or regular everyday places and I love the Phoenix Blue!
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mix it around vest Love this vest. Bought it in white. I like to weight of the vest the texture and overall fit.
Date published: 2018-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it I love this vest. It fits snug as they should. I thought it would be a little more insulated then it actually is. Which maybe my mistake. Maybe I didn’t read the description well enough before ordering.
Date published: 2018-01-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Would pass on this one I bought this vest on sale and although it wasn't the one I was looking for, I thought I would take a chance. The vest is okay, but that's it. It's very thin and runs a bit big compared to all of my other Columbia clothes. This might be because the fleece on the sides is really thin, stretchy, poor quality fleece. I'm not sure how or if it will even hold up. If I would have seen this in a store, I would have passed on it. I'm opting to keep it only because I got it on sale and I would have to pay to ship it back.
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Lightweight Vest Bought one of these for each of my daughters for Christmas. They like them but one was a little small. They are nice weight but nothing that you would want to wear outside on a really Cold day! Nice quality.
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Slightly disappointed I bought this vest to layer under my winter jacket as the temperature had fallen below average and I realised my usual winter get up did not provide me enough warmth on my long commutes. I love the jacket in that it fits well and feels good, however I'm not sure how well it will do for added warmth as it's is much thinner than expected, there is no padding. I will keep it though for I love the color and believe it will serve it's function at a more appropriate time, probably closer to spring.
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PERFECT! Couldn't have asked for a better vest! Warm and light.
Date published: 2018-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice This vest is true to size the color is very pretty.
Date published: 2018-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Feels Great! Fits Great love the style and the material is not bulky
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOMEN’S MIX IT AROUND™ VEST - great layering piece This vest is true to size and a great layering piece. Perfect for a chilly day and walking to dog, running errands and everyday activities. The vest isn't bulky at all so can be rolled up small and put in a purse or backpack for later use. Or worn under a bigger coat if needed. I really like that the collar can be folded down or zipped up to create a "turtleneck" effect against the wind or colder weather.
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lighter than expected There is no padding in this vest, it is just the polyester microfiber. Was not impressed for a $40 vest.
Date published: 2018-01-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Your vest is thee best! Your Women's Mix It Around Vest is awesome! The light weight is comfortable, yet so warm. The collar is a terrific feature. I would definitely recommend it to my friends.
Date published: 2018-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Store and Service I received my WOMEN’S MIX IT AROUND™ VEST satisfactorily and in the estimated time. It is an excellent product. According to how I needed it. Congratulations!!!! Regards Claudia Torres
Date published: 2018-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this vest It is very comfortable and looks fantastic! I also got my sister in law the same one and she put it on Christmas Eve and wore it the rest of the day.m, that’s how much she loved it!
Date published: 2018-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Christmas gift Was a little more slim fit than I expected, but loved it nonetheless.
Date published: 2017-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Layering Vest Brought this on a vacation to avoid having to bring a jacket for a 70 degree swing in temps. Perfect for the airport/airplane frigid temps and great for traveling in general.
Date published: 2017-12-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sleek and Warm This vest is great. The long neck lining on it allows you to zip it all the way up, so it covers you to the chin. Makes a good layer underneath a solid winter jacket and keeps you warm when the winds kick up. Only critique is I wish the pockets zipped up.
Date published: 2017-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite new vest I love how warm and good looking this vest is! With a sweater underneath, or a fleece zip up over a turtleneck, I am cozy outdoors for shopping, doing errands, even shoveling. The only improvement would be if the side pockets zipped, but they are pretty deep and my phone has never fallen out. Love it!
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thin but comfortable I usually wear LG but ordered an XLG due to layering under it..love the color and fit.
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product! This vest is perfect for wearing over pullovers, or flannels. One thing that fits a little smaller though is the arm holes. I realized right away that no matter what I wear with it, it’s a bit snug under the arms. Wasn’t too snug to be returned for another size though. I would highly recommend this vest!
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vest I bought this best as a Christmas gift for my wife she is 5'2" 115 and it fit her just right. Extremely warm and really nice looking.
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thumbs up It was a Christmas gift and my sister loves it.
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Vest Simple vest. Not to heavy, fit is true to size
Date published: 2017-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thus product is amazing. I love it it’s beyond my expectations and truly its very warm. even though it’s very thin but it keeps me very warm and light.
Date published: 2017-12-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice vest Interesting vest combining white and gray. Good quality and fits as expected. Arrived on time.
Date published: 2017-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOMEN’S MIX IT AROUND VEST Daughter loves it. Comfortable and good fit.
Date published: 2017-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Almost perfect vest. This vest is almost perfect. Great wardrobe staple item, and I admit to owning three of the five colors available. Really like the fit, fleece side panels and collar interior, as well as the light weight for layering. Think the only thing I would change would be the collar. Seems a bit big when folded down, but it does offer nice coverage for the neck under a coat when zipped all the way. May order the blue and white/grey later on if they go on sale.
Date published: 2017-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vest! I work outside a lot, and everyone at the farm has these! They’re warm for being thin and great to layer under or over. And I like the tall collar on it!
Date published: 2017-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful and Versatile Vest My daughter requested this vest for Christmas. This vest is a comfortable weight and yet provides warmth and style. You won't be disappointed in ordering this vest. A nice compliment to any outfit.
Date published: 2017-12-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not for curvy girls I loved the colors and construction of this vest but it was cut too square so it was tight around the hips and rode up when I moved. this made the pockets bulge out which looked awful. The pockets could have used zippers as well.
Date published: 2017-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mix it Around Vest I love my black Mix it Around Vest! It is lightweight and flattering. I bought the Mix it Around Vest for my daughter's also and they love it too! It is one of my favorite items in my wardrobe.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mrs. C Love the look and feel of this vest. It layers over other shirts very well. It is extremely comfortable. I purchased the Phoenix Blue color and it is a really nice color. I also like the feminine fit.
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice for Layering The vest is well made and nice for layering. It is not super warm like fleece but provides additional, non-bulky warmth over a sweater or long sleeve shirt. It has two large pockets which I like. It is lightweight and could be worn under a jacket. I would recommend this product
Date published: 2017-11-22
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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 / Regular
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.

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Shipping & Returns

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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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