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The North Face Women’s 1996 Retro Nuptse Vest Violet Crocus

At home in the mountains or the city, the Women’s 1996 Retro Nuptse Vest is a cold-weather icon for good reason. This ultra-warm layer has a durable ripstop outer, oversized down baffles and can be stowed in its right-hand pocket when temperatures rise.



Relaxed fit with a boxy silhouette

Inspired by the iconic design lines of our 1996 Nuptse Vest

Original shiny ripstop fabric for durability

Taffeta overlay on collar and yoke for durability

Non-PFC DWR finish for added water repellency

Fabric made with recycled nylon

700 fill goose down offers warmth yet remains extremely compressible

Oversize baffles

Attached, three-piece hood stows in stand collar

Exposed, VISLON® center front zip

Secure-zip hand pockets

Vest stows in right hand pocket

Shockcord with a cord lock at hem for adjustability

Embroidered logo on left chest and back-right shoulder

Has the oversize logos of the original ’96 vest

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Clothing Sizes

Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large