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Both a good shirt and over-shirt...
I'm about 6 ft, maybe a little taller and a little bit on the heavier size (~205-210) most winters. I also use this heavier weight flannel as an over-shirt or shirt jacket, usually over a lighter flannel in the Pacific Northwest winters. A large size would fit over a T-shirt but would not work well as an over-shirt for my body size. An X-large... Read More is a little large over just a T-shirt but is better when used as a shirt jacket as well. One great thing about Patagonia over the years is their consistent sizing on most things, I wish they'd apply that rule to all things; they're starting to slip on this policy. But with flannels and Pima cotton shirts, they've been consistent and a large fits me over a T-shirt; an X-large if I'm going to layer over multiple shirts.
My husbands favorite
My husband loves this shirt. It weighty enough to stay warm on sunny cool days but not bulky. He wears it casual by itself or with a jacket on colder days. It is super soft and very well made. I have washed it many times (it is worn nonstop!) and it still looks new. Wonderful if you can get it on sale but I understand its price because of the quali... Read Morety.
Great flannel, soft and super warm. I'm 5'10" and 155lbs and ordered it in the small since I have a couple better sweaters in small too. Unfortunately sleeves on this flannel shrunk a bit after drying it, still fits okay otherwise, but wish it hadn't shrunk. Pretty boxy shape so the Med would've been too big for me.
True Love, but Cant Tuck it in
Quality thick organic fabric Sturdy Design Pleasant/old fashion buttons Chest Pockets The shirt is so comfortable, I wear one everyday, even in the summer. My only suggestion would be to add a cut that is super long - maybe lower quantity/ in stock - so it can be tucked, and stay tucked. I would certainly purchase a few more.
Hole in elbow after light wear of two winter seasons... I don't have a particularly sharp elbow and flannels from other companies have lasted me much longer. While extremely comfortable, it's short-lived. I expect more out of shirts, especially from Patagonia.
Thank you for the review. There are a multitude of reasons why your shirt could have developed holes and while there is potential that it could happen to any shirt, what sets us apart is our [Ironclad Guarantee](https://help.patagonia.com/s/article/Ironclad-Guarantee) and our offer of free repairs. If you decide you are ultimately unhappy with the performance of the Fjord, you're welcome to send it back in for credit, or you can extend it's life by sending it in for repair. The choice is yours!
The Greatest Winter shirt
This is my 4th Fjord Flannel so Ive been sold on them for a long time. How can material that warm/thick be so supple? Just feels good. Since the pandemic, Ive spent so much time in the house or going for walks. In Chicago. It's been cold and crappy. Each time I put on this shirt, its a mood-lifter. Cant say enough good about it.
Soft, Warm & Comfortable
Love this shirt, review title says it all! Fits perfect which is tough for my size. I grabbed a XXL and the sleeve length and overall fit is great. I have a very long arm length (83" reach), 6'5" and 245lb lean muscular build. It's difficult for me to find a shirt with long sleeves that actually end on my hand rather than hang... Read More on my wrists so that was awesome. Torso fit was also perfect and what I'd expect from a flannel. Ends a few inches or so below the belt and isn't baggy or tent-like around the torso (that's always a deal breaker for me when XXL actually means "wide") , it's just the right balance between fitted and loose. I haven't purchased or worn a flannel in many years due to weird fitting and variations in sizes between brands but after wearing this I want 3 more Fjord's to live in through the winter!
My favorite shirt that Patagonia makes
I own 8 of these shirts in various solids and patterns and they are my go to in the shoulder seasons and as a layer during winter in the Pacific Northwest, whether it's a day in the office, doing construction, hiking, or field work. Being 6' 3" I appreciate the length of the shirt and the straight bottom hem. Many button up shirts ha... Read Moreve a higher cut at the hips but I prefer the straight cut since I don't tuck in my shirts. Bring back the natural dye line with more colors please. Those are awesome!
Like the pattern, sizing leaves something to be desired
Patagonia needs to make a medium tall in their shirts. Medium is a better fit for my build but you have to deal with it being just slightly too short in the sleeves especially. I have this shirt in camo too and really weighed whether I could be happy in a medium but ultimately went large. Please fit for tall and skinny builds!
Thank you for the feedback on our Men's Long-Sleeved Fjord Flannel Shirt. The sizes that we offer are usually dictated by the market, if enough people ask for it, that's usually when we look into our options so thank you for expressing this concern. Until then, we are always happy to provide measurements or alternatives that come with longer sleeve options. We have a similar shirt called the [Men's Farrier's Shirt](https://www.patagonia.com/product/mens-farriers-work-shirt/53320.html?dwvar_53320_color=SNBL&cgid=root) that has the same feel but also slightly longer sleeves, check it out!
Warm & Wearable
As someone who wears clothes until they disintegrate I look for sturdy well made clothes. This flannel checks all my boxes. Extremely well made. Great fit. Comfortable. Warm. Designed to function well and look good. My favorite wool button down has been on its way out for quite some time. This flannel more than took its place. Thank you.
I own five of these shirts and love them. They are one of very few that actually fit me properly. Im 6 1 with somewhat broad shoulders and long arms and most xl shirts after one wash become to short in the sleeves making it feel like I could rip the back of the shirt open. But the fjord flannel is sized perfect for me. Not to mention comfortable wa... Read Morerm and and just looks good!
Best flannel Ive ever had to date
I love this product more than any other Ive gotten this year. Its thicker than most flannels but not cumbersome. The thickness gives it a warm and weirdly confidence inspiring feel. Its quality is what you would expect and more, I can see my self using this for years and years. The colors are very nice and give an ultra premium feel. I use it mostl... Read Morey for work or casual, but have found it to be nice for casual mtb expeditions in winter weather. I have no complaints. It does run a tad bit large, so if thats an issue for you Id either size down or look for something else. If you can Id try this on in store just to make sure its right for you, after all it is not cheep. If you like it buy it. You wont be disappointed!
Quality on Steroids!
This was a gift for someone usually wearing a size Large, but after reading the reviews and comparing it to the model, I decided to order the medium. It fit perfectly --- no shrinkage after washing and he loves it! Comfortable with great lightweight warmth and quality. I particularly like that it came in a solid color rather than a traditional plai... Read Mored.
I'm 5-7, about 145 lbs. and purchased size small. Perfect fit for me at least. Roomy enough for multiple layers without feeling or looking bulky. Material is very soft and comfortable. I hope it holds up. My only "complaint," which isn't really a complaint, is I wish the elbow area had two layers. I must have pointy elbows (and ... Read MoreI spend too much time at a desk) but the elbow area is always the first thing to wear out on my flannel shirts.
Use it for everything!! Great quality
I have a few of these as I use them for work, for my around the home Pajamawear, for dining, while snowboarding, while beekeeping, pretty much for everything.... Replacing and recycling my traditional old school 2015 business shirts in favor of these which will probably last a lifetime. Thanks Patagonia for making comfortable quality gear. #Mufti
Fjord flannel fan
Hey- Just purchased my 3rd fjord flannel, and couldnt be happier. Great style, fit, quality materials. The perfect go to for cold dry winter days. One concern: as mentioned, I have 3 different colors, and, unfortunately, they all fit very different. One, the newest is a Large, but is quite roomy on me. The second is snugger, just about a perfect f... Read Moreit. The third is tight. Really too tight, so I rarely reach for it. Discouraging the fits are all so different. For reference Im 5-10 200, size 44 regular suit and I wear a Large in nearly all Patagonia styles. Love everything Patagonia does, just not stoked on the inconsistency in fit
I gave this to my son for Christmas and he was very pleased. He usually wears big and tall sizes, but the sleeve and hem length on this were both fine for him. He especially liked the thickness of the flannel (I ordered another flannel shirt from a different well-respected brand in case yours didn't arrive by Christmas - it did - and the other... Read More shirt was much thinner.)
Great casual flannel
IMHO Patagonia outer wear has dropped in quality some recently. However their clothing is really great! I have at least a 1/2 dozen or more Fjord flannels in my Fall/Winter rotation, some are 6-7 years old, fabric does shrink some. Top notch shirt! Soft and durable. Buy it! I'm trying a medium this go 'round.
Warm and Comfortable
I got this for cool Southern California winter mornings when a sweatshirt is a bit too much but a t-shirt is too little. It's the perfect weight for this use and very soft. It's made well and the fit its good. The fit is relaxed but not oversized or baggy. I'm always in between a Large or an XL depending on if the shirt is a slimmer ... Read Morefit or a regular fit. For this shirt the large is perfect with a little extra room to move or to layer a heavier weight t-shirt underneath. Very happy with my purchase and expect to get quite a few good years of use out of it. You really cant' beat Patagonia quality.
Soft and warm, nice pattern too
I bought this shirt for my husband, brothers and sons as their Christmas gifts. They all love it for its warmth, softness especially after wearing and washing. Also the color combination is great, fits their individual character, lots of choices though, I picked 6.
Wish they made an athletic/slim fit
I really like both this and the lightweight flannel. The material on both are really comfortable and soft. The rating is based on the fit. By the time I find something that will fit my shoulders and chest it fits like burlap sack through the stomach and waist. So I usually have to have them tailored. I wish Patagonia and other outdoor clothing comp... Read Moreanies would make their button down shirts in an athletic/slim fit. They've done it to most of their t-shirts as well all of their pants.
Sleeves and torso length too short
I'm 6'1" and 165lbs with a trim, athletic build. I like this shirt except that the sleeves and shirt length are too short. I don't have this problem with other Patagonia shirts, though.
Thanks for the review on our Fjord Flannel, we've taken note of your feedback and have passed the word along. Generally, sizing up will help with length as each size up usually goes up about an inch, give or take. Our Customer Service team is always happy to provide measurements if you need them. If you're interested in exchanging for a different size, you can start that process [here](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html).
Lives up to the hype. Good for big folks.
Love the fjords. I'm kind of a fat guy so when I buy shirts for maximum mobility, usually I have to buy stuff that's baggy, with overly long sleeves and excess around the waste. Not with these. They actually fit snugly and also allow for maximum movement on my part. It doesn't even have spandex, and yet, it fits me better than many s... Read Morehirts that do have spandex.
Best flannel ever
This is my favorite flannel shirt ever. I've been buying the Fjord's for about five years now and still love them. I'm 6'1 and 215lbs and the relaxed fit in L fits me perfectly. I love the heavyweight material and the flat cut of the bottom of the shirt for wearing untucked. I own three of them and they are my favorite shirts to... Read More wear in the fall and winter.
Super Soft and Warm
I really like these Patagonia flannel shirts. I have about 8 more similar Patagonia flannel winter weight shirts. First of all, any flannel shirt I buy must be soft to the touch and these are. Then next they must be warm and they are. The large size fits me very well through the shoulders, chest and the sleeves. These shirts hold up very well. The ... Read Morebuttons are securely sewed on. Have never have a button come off. They maintain their colors over the years after numerous washings. I always make sure to follow the washing instructions attached to the shirts.
Super soft, thick, warm, high quality Flannel
Fabric is amazingly soft, thick, warm, and high quality. Construction is top notch as well. I'm pretty slim and the fit is a bit loose/baggy on me but it works with a long sleeve T-shirt underneath. I wish they'd make these in the Regular fit, like the lightweight Fjord Flannel (I love those as well and have 5 or 6 now). But this is a gre... Read Moreat winter shirt and seems like it will last for years and years. I bought a heavy weight Flannel from Prana as well and the quality and and feel on the Patagonia one is head and shoulders better although the Slim fit on the Prana is nice.
Warm and Comfortable
The workmanship on this shirt is impeccable. The thick cotton fabric is warm, soft, and comfortable. The pockets with flaps give the shirt a neat and slightly formal look so that it can be worn for sports or casual events. Even after repeated washings, the shirt looks like new. Wrinkles disappear with hang drying after just a few minutes in the dry... Read Moreer.
Mostly great, ever shrinking sleeve length
For a number of years now, I've been buying one or two of these shirts. The fabric stays soft and comfortable, I've never had a button come off and they've been durable despite the near daily use at my wood and metalworking business. The only problem I've had, and it has been very consistent through the years, is that the sleeve... Read More length gets a bit shorter in every wash. I'm wearing one now and about to head into the shop. This particular shirt is about three years old, and the cuff is now about three inches from my wrist joint. Nice when running the lathe, but generally a bummer considering the quality of the shirt. I buy Patagonia because their clothing is generally hard wearing. I'd love it it this type of predictable shrinkage would be designed into the patterning.
Quintessential flannel shirt
A really great flannel shirt - the material is soft and comforting, the weight is reminiscent of the old school flannel shirts that my dad wore, and the cut is perfect for my 5'-11" / 165 frame (I ordered a medium). This shirt is also exceedingly well crafted. Another example of Patagonia knocking it out of the park with design, sourcin... Read Moreg, and execution.
Solid shirt for colder days
I have been buying these shirts for years, and have several in my closet. This is a great, comfortable, cozy shirt for cold Minnesota mornings. My only knock on the shirt is that the color selection tends to be a bit drab, with a lot of pretty basic plaids in shades of tan and brown. I would like to see Patagonia get a bit more creative with patter... Read Morens and colors, to really set this shirt apart from other flannels. When I see any Patagonia flannels in brighter colors, I buy them, but I would like more options with new patterns and colors.
Perfect for tweener weather now and colder weather later
Bought this for my husband after he nearly wore out his nano for cooler evenings on the lake. This is the prefect weight for a little additional cozy warmth in summer and will be great for fall and winter as base layer. Fits well, flannel is substantial, soft.
Smaller than anticipated
I usually order my clothes in XS mens and they usually fit- for some reason the sleeves are really short. I mean from top of shoulder seam to end of sleeve I measured 22 inches. When I checked the fit guide under the product it details that XS sleeves should expect to fit about 32 inches. Im bummed. Tasmania teal was dope.
Hi Ash, we're very sorry to hear about the sizing discrepancy with the Men's Long-Sleeved Fjord Flannel Shirt. You're welcome to return or exchange your flannel and you can begin that process here, https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html.
a shirt to last a lifetime.
runs a little loose but has a great feel! if you want it a bit more fitted just size down, that's what I do. Ive owned a more colorful version for almost 6 years or so and its been amazing. I decided to purchase a more neutral color one to be able to wear them pretty much 24/7. I received a defective one with a minor sewing error in the collar... Read More. Less than 4 days later I had my replacement! and it is just as good as my other one! I'm telling you all this because things do happen and sometimes you get those lemons. But its what followed that shows the brands true colors. They, much like their products, come through constantly! As I type this I'm dealing with an on going dispute over running socks elsewhere, going on 2 weeks now. Big difference in how things are handled.
I cant get enough
This is my third Fjord flannel. Luxuriously soft. Warm. Comfortable. Just right weight. My only issue is this: right out of the package, it is a bit big, mostly in the length. So, I wash them and dry them about 4-6 times, and they do shrink a fair amount. Maybe a couple inches in the length. I then stop drying them in the dryer and hang-dry them to... Read More keep the fit. So...kind of a shrink-to-fit sort of thing.
I am a 50+ year old, 250 pound tubby overweight gut with wide shoulders. I have many Patagonia garb in my closet and my biggest problem with Patagonia garb is the slim build they seem to favor. This XXL shirt fits me perfectly. This shirt is surprisingly warm. I have a Patogonia XXL Moleskin shirt and this shirt is warmer, softer, and looser than t... Read Morehat shirt. But the Moleskin is better under my leather jacket while motorcycling. This shirt is, by far, the best flannel shirt I have ever owned and fits me beautifully. It hides my gut well. Plenty wide enough for my over-sized gut. The pockets fit my iPhone X plus just fine. The arms are slightly too long, but that is what I want. I couldn't ask for a better cut.
The cornerstone of my fall/winter wardrobe
It's about time I wrote a review about these flannels. I have over 10. They are extremely well-made, and every year there are at least a few designs that I really like. They fit really well (I'm 6'1" and wear a Medium, although I have a couple in size Large for a roomier/baggier feel). They're decently warm too; often I... Read More7;ll go out in 40ish degree weather with just one of these flannels on if I'm not going to be outside for too long. I highly recommend these flannels.
Comfortable cotton flannel
I picked up a second Fjord Flannel Shirt after owning my first one for a few years. I'm 6', 165 lbs., athletic and got the medium. It's a relaxed fit. Be aware that hem will rise an inch or so after repeated washing/drying. The material is durable and the stitching is top quality. You can find cheaper cotton flannels, but I don... Read More7;t expect they will last half as long as this one.
New favorite shirt!
I got this shirt last week and have worn it just about every other day. It has enough weight for the Pa winter nights and perfect for sitting in hot buildings comfortably. Definitely gonna buy more of these shirts! 5’10 and 175/180 lbs Athletic build and a medium fits perfectly.
I am finally leaving a review on these since I now own 3. They are super comfortable and I think they have a few unique color patterns that I get complimented on. For fit I wanted to describe my experience. I originally bought a medium and it fit pretty perfect but after I washed it (cold water delicate cycle. No heat dryer for 5 min and hang to d... Read Morery) it shrunk pretty good at the sleeves. I swapped for a large and it has been fine after washing. I am 6'4 and 185 lbs so fairly slender. The large fits well with sleeves but it is pretty long on the torso. I still really like them and like I said earlier I own 3 but they definitely look a little silly popping out from the bottom of my jacket. That is the explanation for kinda large. The quality seems top notch. The original 2 I got for myself Dec 2018 still look like brand new even though they get worn regularly. They are fairly warm. I went ATV riding in October in Northern Pennsylvania and a sweatshirt plus this underneath was more than enough for a mid 50 degree ride. Price is a little high but if they continue to hold up like they have it seems like it will have been worth the price.
Fjorn. Awesome but too long
What an amazing shirt. Soft. Not to warm but also not too thin. I wear an XL (possibly too many donuts) and I’m a shorter guy. So the XL was just way too long. The large was the right length but doesn’t fit as well. Really too bad because I wanted this shirt to work out. But that me not the shirts fault. Plus one more star for Patagonia’s mission t... Read Moreowards reducing waste. You should get this shirt!
Great shirts, Amazing Service
I had been eyeing these shirts since a friend got one. I recently purchased two and was disappointed to realize I got the wrong size. At 5'10" 150#, I am constantly between Smalls and Mediums depending on the brand and product. I took a shot at the medium after reviewing the sizing guide, but the waist of the medium turned me into a billo... Read Morewing sail. Not confident in my ability to tack upwind, I called up Customer Service and was helped by Deanna (sp?). She was very kind and understanding, and made an exchange for two Small sizes VERY EASY and HASSLE FREE! Frankly, I was blown away to get that kind of personal customer service. The shirts are super comfy, well made, and stylish, to boot. The Smalls fit perfectly. I highly recommend this product and brand. Well played, Patagonia!
I’m 5’9”, 140 lbs. I
I’m 5’9”, 140 lbs. I went with the small and it fits nicely, a little roomy, but very comfortable. Most importantly it’s not too long as I really don’t like that look, and it’s not too tight in the shoulders like most small size Patagonia coats fit me. I wish they’d make a size between small and medium for the coats, or give more room in the should... Read Moreers on size small.
Love the color and material, but it's too short.
I'm a big fan of Patagonia's lighter weight shirts, but this one was noticeably shorter in the torso than the other heavier flannels I ordered.
We are sorry to hear that this one missed the mark a bit. Please feel free to [send](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html#searchterm=return) this back to us for a refund. We appreciate you taking the time to express your feedback!
This is my second Fjord Flannel. It’s the exact same quality as the first. My first was bought in 2015 and I wore it literally all the time in Alaska. I was only in the Anchorage area, but it got me through winters 2015-2019. I wore it almost everyday at work, never ever let me down. It’s my favorite flannel, it’s Patagonia you get what you pay for... Read More.
I'm very into flannels and I like to add to my lineup whenever I find a new one I like. I've been getting at least one variant from Patagonia over the last 4 or 5 years and I love all of them. There are always a few variants each year that I really like in terms of the patterns, and they are well made, comfortable, fit well and last long.... Read More One of the first ones I ever got I wore so often that I got a hole in the elbow and I took it into the store and they sent it off to patch up for free. One tip I'll give is that usually I wear a Large in other brands but with most of the Patagonia stuff I wear a Medium, these Fjord Flannels included. The M is the right fit, but I also have a couple that are size L and they're nice to have for a bit baggier and relaxed fit. The Fjord Flannels might be my favorite product from Patagonia. I highly recommend them. Keep up the good work buds.
I'm 38 and consider myself quite picky when it comes to my flannel. This is by far the nicest feeling and highest quality flannel I have owned to date. I told my wife that she be seeing me in it a lot. Runs a bit large, I am 5'8" 160lbs and normally wear a medium in everything but the small is just right in this one.
Soft and warm
I am a 5-6”, 120 lb woman and I love my soft and warm men’s Fjord shirt. I ordered men’s size XS and it fits nicely for how I wear it - open over a t-shirt. I love the straight cut on the bottom. It’s a nice alternative to the women’s Fjord, which is more fitted and has a “scoop” bottom.
I have way too many of these things
I buy way too many of these shirts. However for Chicago in the winter time I can’t get enough of them. It’s my go to shirt when needing to wear something casual, but warm. They’re nice and soft and come in great colors. Just wish they were a little tighter in chest and body at times. Though they’re still true to size. If I went to a size small it b... Read Moree the wrong size.
My go to winter shirt. Heavyweight but not so much that it becomes stiff and you can't move. Cotton is soft, warm, and needs very little ironing, if at all. I wear it mostly for work. Colors and pattern are great. Fits well: not too baggy so it doesn't bunch up where you tuck it into pants. Purchased a M and fits me well, and I have a lon... Read Moreger torso. This is my third Fjord Flannel shirt, and the other two are several years old but still holding up great. Definitely recommend this shirt.
Fall Can't Get Here Fast Enough
Bought one of these last season around the same time...wore it so much last Fall/Winter that when the ol' Patagonia sale came back around and I found another one in a different color (IN MY SIZE!) I snagged it right quick. Yup. Now at least I won't wear just one shirt all the time. I'm 5'11" 160 and the medium fits like it ... Read Morewas tailored to me. Love it.
Make lardium size
I’m continuously between large and medium in Patagonia shirts this one no different. Large is super boxy medium I won’t be able to move my arms after one wash. I’m 5’11” 190 so I would think a pretty typical size.
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This is one of my favorite shirts I own. It's soft. Like old-well-loved-blanket soft. And the construction is top notch. Great to wear on its own, or over a t-shirt. Fit is as to be expected. I wear a medium in all this Patagonia and this is no different. Great shirt. Will probably last a lifetime.
A useful and attractive warm shirt. BUT, as is the case with many Patagonia products, the sizing is inconsistent. The online comments indicated that this shirt runs large. So, instead of ordering a Medium, I ordered this shirt in Small, and it’s a bit tight across my belly.
We are sorry to hear about the troubles you've experienced with sizing. Your feedback is very helpful on this and we've sent you an email offering assistance in regards to an exchange. Let us know if we can answer any other [questions](https://www.patagonia.com/customer-service.html#searchterm=contact).
I bought the flannel and it came in 3 days, satisfactory to say the least, and when I felt it for the first time it was definitely very soft, but at the same time the weight of the product makes me feel that it is durable from the amount of material that was used. The fit is a perfect fit, not too tight and not too loose either, just right. I would... Read More definitely recommend this to anyone who is looking for something that is high quality for the price.
Bought one size up because of my long arms
Thick but soft & supple. Living in the PNW and being a charter boat captain, I wear a lot of flannel. This is my new favorite. Washed it and carefully dried it on low because flannel always shrinks. So far, so good. Minimal shrinkage, colors look great, and fit in the shoulders and arms are spot on. I wish they made a Large Tall because its big... Read More in the body for me, but the XL works and I often wear the Nanopuff vest over it. Keep these coming, Patagonia! Been wearing Patagonia stuff for 25 years. Great company and great people.
My previous Patagonia purchases of
My previous Patagonia purchases of flannel yielded a fine shirt that was manufactured in India and not the PRC. The extras, like the lined shoulders, really reflected the effort in providing a quality product, which is lacking with this latest iteration on flannel shirt. I have noticed a similar regression with other lines of your products, which s... Read Moreeems to be contrary to your founder's TED talk.
My best flannel, of all time
I've been wearing flannel—sometimes every day for weeks—for probably 15 years for a lot things. I bought this 'cause the wife twisted my arm and said my old flannels were too, well, old. This is the best one I've ever owned, and I've had several brands. Super soft. The right thickness, not thin, not very very thick. Great fit. Y... Read Moreou can't go wrong with this one.
Order one size smaller
The few bad re views this shirt gets are mostly from folks who expected their usual size to apply. It does run big, 1/2 to 1 full size larger than normal. Take that into account and you won't be disappointed by this well made cotton flannel. I usually order an L, but an M is the correct size for this item. Since it's thicker than most fla... Read Morennel shirts I've owned, I wear it over a tee. That combination works perfectly on its own for coolish weather. It's also great as a mid-layer with a tee under a shell or jacket in cold weather.
Go-To Flannel [PATAGONIA: Please Read]
Please don't ever stop making this flannel. Do not change the cut, fit, or sizing. Ever. Have been wearing these for (I can't remember how many) years. Have a quiver at this point -- ranging from "hide it from the wife so she doesn't turn it into a rag" to "get dressed for dinner." Not exaggerating when I say that... Read More one of these flannels is put on almost daily. For those looking for fit: 5'11" 185lbs. -- and a Medium is perfect. Super comfortable shirt, and I truly appreciate how they hold up to the abuse I put 'em through. I hope I can continue to find them when I finally scatter the ashes of an old one...
Size is relative, but not baggy.
Reading the reviews its hard to tell if this is too baggy or slim. Pat's fit chart put it on the extreme end and call it "relaxed". A 15 year old or a hipster walking in Brooklyn might agree. But for older persons, or for those who want to be able to lift their arms with out the buttons popping, this seems on the slim side (especiall... Read Morey since they call it relaxed fit). A "slim fit" , even a "regular fit" version would be nonfunctional. I'm fairly trim and the medium was hugging my chest and abdomen. (6 ft, 160). The large seemed perfect for me and my activity; maybe 1 inch long in sleeves (felt like a medium-large; not as large as some brands). So all of this is relative to what you like, or what Pat calls the "fit". But it is not baggy like some say. Some variation is expected- sadly manufactured in China. So, if your a hipster in Oakland wearing pants you can barely sit in, this may not be the shirt for you. For the rest of us, "rock" on.
Best feel, best comfort... really hard to beat these. My collection is up to 7 different colors/styles of these shirts, with a few duplicate purchases to store in the archive and bust out years down the road. "Regular fit" runs a bit large, so one might want to size down depending on preferences.
Nice thick soft flannel
I love this shirt. I got it as a gift and will probably buy another one. I'm 5'7", 155 lbs, and the small fits well. Just right in the shoulders, the sleeves are slightly long. The hem is too long to look right untucked so I'm going to have it shortened by a couple of inches. If not for that I'd give it 5 stars.
Best Flannel On the Market
I stopped in at the Patagonia store in Portland on a whim and walked away with one of these. I ended up wearing it later that day and fell in love with it, so I decided to buy a second at the Patagonia store in Pike Place. Extremely warm, super comfortable, and the fit is perfect for me. I'm 6', 185 pounds, and have an athletic build. A m... Read Moreedium feels incredible with room in all the right places.
Best flannel shirt I've had
The straight hem and very comfortable flannel won me over to this shirt - I now have four. I never tuck it in, so the straight hem is great and looks sharper than the cut of most other flannel shirts. The one thing that keeps me from giving 5 stars is that the hem is a bit long. I am a little over 5'10" and wear a medium, which fits great... Read More except that the hem is a bit too long - would probably be a perfect length for someone at least 6' tall (maybe designed for models, rather than folks of average height?).
So Soft and So Warm
I'm not really a fan of plaid so I went with the Forge grey and I'm glad that I did because it is so easy to match with nearly everything. I am 5'9" and slightly round at the belly. The medium fits slightly snug on me but the large is a bit to much. Definitely getting the insulated Fjord Flannel shortly here.
Not Another Flannel Shirt
Southern California winters aren't exactly brutal but I live in the hills and was looking for a comfy shirt that would take the edge off the chill when the thermostat is turned down, or while working outside. This shirt has hit the mark perfectly. It's fairly thick while remaining flexible enough to lounge on the couch in; has a straight ... Read Morehem that makes it look a bit smarter untucked; and the range of patterns are different from other manufacturers whilst still being eye-bending enough to fit the flannel tradition. I'm 5' 6'' and 160 lbs so I bought both a small and a medium, based on the other reviews that says it runs large, and ended up keeping the medium because I found that the fit across the chest mattered most for comfort; I'm a 39. I found the size was pretty true so the arms are on the long side; probably 34" or so. Also the fit is "classic" so it is (too) roomy at the waist. But that means it goes over a T-shirt or other shirt easily.
Do I hold the Gunniess Book World Record for owning the most number of these shirts? With twelve, and one more on order, probably not. But the shirts should hold the world record for being the most durable, comfortable, effortlessly wearable shirts. One thing: in Patagonia’s review video, the fellow says something like these shirts will never go ou... Read Moret of style. To this, I answer that’s because they are never ‘in style,’ in the in/out fashion sense, which of course is what makes them all the more stylish. Wear/Wash/Wear/Love.
Doesn’t fit like it used to
I bought a fjord flannel in 2012 and wear it constantly and it’s still in great shape. Just bought a new one in an xsmall and unfortunately it’s way bigger than my old one. I took the tags off and washed hoping It would shrink which it did a little bit but not enough. Now I’m stuck with this flannel that I probably won’t wear. Still a great shirt, ... Read Morejust wish they didn’t change the sizing.
Just received my shirt. Looks like very nice material and would be good to wear in winter months. However a very odd fit I’ve never seen before. The body seems ok with a somewhat relaxed fit but the arms are pretty tight so not comfortable and looks weird. It is going back as it’s simply not wearable like that.
It's a wearable hug.
I first came upon this beauty in a small outdoor store in Flagstaff, and couldn't be leave how soft it was. The cut of the shirt is relaxed (but not over sized) and I like that the bottom is cut square so it looks neat when its worn untucked. Happy too see the plain color choices this year so my wife stops calling me Paul Bunyan because of all... Read More the Flannel I wear LOL
THE FLANNEL SHIRT
Patagonia has ruined me for any other flannels. The fit,fabric and functionality are above and beyond anything I've worn before. The relaxed fit is comfortable and great for working outdoors. After several washings,the shirt hasn't shrank at all. I have a few in Large and they fit great. If anyone from Patagonia reads these,please,please ... Read Moredon't change these! You've nailed it.
Great shirt,size has increased
I've had one these shirts for ~20 years,just got a new one and it's great,but definitely notice a sizing change. Medium historically always seemed just a wee bit smaller than I would like,but no big deal. The new medium I just got feels like a large on me. It works but if you owned prior generations of this shirt you will easily feel the ... Read Moredifference.
Best Flannel Out There
I'm pretty picky when it comes to flannel and these shirts certainly meet the criteria. Solid flannels to keep me warm while living in Alaska. Easily pair with a vest or under a hardshell to keep cozy,warm and dry. I'm a big guy coming in at 6'4,wide shoulders and a bigger build. The XL fits me like I want it to,but for somebody who... Read More doesn't have a 48" chest it might seem alittle flowy...works for me!
BEST FLANNELS ON THE MARKET!!!
I had read all these wonderful reviews about the fjord flannels and they just happened to be on sale and in my size so I purchased two of them. They are amazing! I am 6'4 and have very broad shoulders so even XXL sized shirts can be small or not long enough for me but these are just the perfect size. They fit amazingly and based on most of the... Read More reviews they don't shrink and I always wash with care. I will definitely be purchasing several more of these! Amazing product!
Totally worth it!
I have a ridiculous collection of flannels but this was my first Patagonia one and I can honestly say it's the best one I've ever had! I'm a woman,I preferred the color of the men's flannels and the boxy shape is nicer for actually going out and doing things in my opinion. The size recommendation worked out perfectly for me,size... Read More XS,130 lbs 5'6" (to fit with minimal extra space but could still wear a t-shirt under it). It's extremely soft,washes well,is thicker and warmer than my other flannels. I'm very pleased and can now easily donate a few of the old ones.
Great quality,durable,shrink-resistant and soft. Can also attest to it's warmth. Wore this over a simple t-shirt with a Patagonia Piolet jacket over it and was able to endure a winter bomb cyclone. Massive gusts of wind,ice,rain and snow. This flannel kept me plenty warm. As long as it doesn't get wet it'll work in a pinch during a ... Read Morecold winter storm like the one we just had in the NE United States.
A proper flannel that's worth the coin
Been eyeing a Patagonia flannel for a while and finally decided to spend the money. As usual with all things Patagonia,the product is worth every cent spent. Colors are vibrant. Material is mega soft. Fit is perfect. Weight of the material is spot on for a winter flannel. And I've washed it twice so far with the size not shrinking one noticeab... Read Morele bit. I can't say how many times I've bought cheap flannel only to have it shrink to doll size before the end of winter. Not so with this puppy. I shall not buy other flannel ever again. Seriously.