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Everybody needs this jacket
This jacket is so practical. It is perfect for travel, lightweight yet warm enough for 3 seasons, stows easily in a backpack after stuffing into its own pocket (can also work as a pillow on a long flights), works as a mid layer under a rain shell and on and on. Thumbs up on the nano puff!
Light, comfortable and versatile
I found the nano puff jacket very light and warm, actually may be the lightest jacket I have ever worn. It is so light that you don't feel you're wearing a jacket (which is usually bulky). It can easily be used as an underlayer for those extreme conditions. But for the most part, the nano puff will be sufficient to beat the cold days with... Read Moreout being too bulky. Very pleased with the purchase.
Perfect for mild to cold windy conditions on the water.
I needed a jacket that could be worn alone for cool mornings on the water but also could be worn as a warm layer under a hard shell for extreme conditions (ie rain and cold combined). This jacket gets it done and then some, great product!
Super warm, very packable, kept me dry
I bought this after reviewing a lot of different lightweight and packable jackets. I was going to Europe and wanted a sort of do all type of jacket that most importantly would pack down small. This nailed it. I really couldnt be happier with it. Only suggestion I have is it runs more true to size than their website says. It told me I needed a mediu... Read Morem (5 ft 9in 170 lbs). Well the medium was tight all over. The large fit perfect and that makes sense because i usually wear that size in a fleece or jacket. A little expensive but you get what you pay for and its totally worth it
Super-Warm, Comfortable and Lightweight
This is a terrific product. Lightweight and completely flexible, you can roll it up to fit neatly in your backpack or carry-on luggage. It's hard to believe such a lightweight jacket can keep you so warm but it does. Another important consideration: when I received my jacket it had a tear in it. We were leaving the next day for Europe and I di... Read Moredn't have time to exchange it or even reach out to Patagonia. I took it with me and used it throughout our trip. After returning home I contacted Patagonia customer service, explained the situation and they immediately issued me a return shipping label and sent me a new jacket. No hassles whatsoever. It's a pleasure doing business with a company that stands 100% behind their products and for the customer!
The literal best
This is literally one of the greatest jackets ever. It's so warm without being stuffy and has the look to perfectly match any activity. Whether I'm going for a hike up a snow covered mountain or dashing out the door for errands, I know this jacket has me covered. Been using it regularly and have no complaints:)
Great Jacket, runs small
I love this jacket but the size small was a bit tighter than I expected. It fits but it is very tight around the body, Wish I had gotten a medium. I am 5 foot 7, 150 lbs.
Response from PatagoniaMay 1, 2023
We're sorry to hear the sizing wasn't quite right on this one, John! Please reach out to our [Customer Service](https://help.patagonia.com/s/) team for some assistance with a return or exchange. We'll be happy to help!
Good product if...
We bought this for our son. It fits him well as he is rather on the slim side. However, for normal size people this line of product has terrible sizing. In my case a Large is too small and the X-Large is too big. It doesn't make any sense at all. There is really not need to re-invent the wheel in sizing.
Response from PatagoniaApril 4, 2023
We're sorry to hear that the sizing is off. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our Customer Service team if you'd like any particular measurements or size guidance. We'll be happy to help!
Fantastic Jacket for What It Is
I bought this jacket primarily to use as a backup mid-layer underneath a shell for an extended ski trip (worked great) and plan to use it as an all-around jacket for other purposes. There are some negative reviews that suggest the jacket is not warm and not what the buyer expected, which I think is more symptomatic of the buyer not doing their rese... Read Morearch than anything wrong with the jacket itself. This is not the jacket to wear while going for an extended hike in Alaska in a snowstorm in January. This is, however, the jacket to wear as a mid-layer under a shell while skiing or over a t-shirt when it's in the 40s-50s. The only critique I have is that the chest pocket is accessed from the inside, making it a little less convenient than having it accessible from the outside.
A great piece for any travel or adventure
I bought my first Nano Puff (a pull-over 1/4 zip) perhaps 8 years ago and use it frequently. After all this time and repeated washings it still looks like the day it was purchased. The fabric is a bit slippery so it's great for pulling on over a T-shirt when the coastal fog rolls in or under my motorcycle jacket to keep warm when the sun goes ... Read Moredown. Also ideal for wearing under a shell as an insulating layer while downhill skiing. Very well made (of course - it's Patagonia!), lightweight & looks good - a great piece to throw in your bag for any travel or adventure. I just bought another ~
Great for warmer cool days
So I got this jacket because I wanted a lighter warm jacket, if that makes sense. Something for those still cool spring mornings. Since Patagonia doesn't do plus sizes for women I initially got a men's 2XL since I have a Patagonia fleece in the 3XL that I'm swimming in. Unfortunately the 2XL was too small and I went w/ a 3X and it wo... Read Morerks, but is a bit snugger around the middle than I'm comfortable w/ and of course the sleeves are crazy long. I wish Patagonia would make some things in women's plus size.
Response from PatagoniaApril 3, 2023
Hi Martha! Thank you for writing us a review. We're really sorry to hear we're not currently carrying the sizes you seek. Extending sizing is definitely a priority as our brand grows. So far, we have extended the sizing in our Workwear line, Women's Line, and Men’s line, carrying up to Women's size XXL/20-22 and Men's sizing up to 3XL in some items.We are moving in the right direction, albeit slowly, and your feedback is highly valuable toward this goal.
This was a gift for my nephew. He liked it but you jackets really run small. I sent one jacket to my other nephew and he is 6'3/I sent him a large and it fit much better. They are both skinny boys.
Response from PatagoniaMarch 29, 2023
Thank you for the feedback, Janet. Our items come in varying fits: form-sitting, slim, regular and relaxed. The Nano Puff Jacket comes in a regular fit, so it should be pretty true to size; we're sorry to hear that wasn't the case. If you need assistance with choosing a size in the future, feel free to reach out to customer service. We can provide you with garment measurements so you could make the best decision. Otherwise, we do offer free exchanges which could be started on [this page](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html).
Super warm *
Living in long beach, Ca this jacket has been perfect. Its been cold in the morning and tolerable in the afternoon, so this jacket had been great. It is a tad big, Im 5 9 and 170lbs, I bought a large. I am fairly fit\muscular with long arms. I would not recommend a medium to someone with a similar build. Great product, would buy again.
The Best Jacket I own.
I live in Mammoth Lakes and for the past 2 years this is my daily for everything from hard work to summits and it's still perfect for when Im not pushing my luck in the mountains. If you want the best, most durable and best fitting down jacket look no further.
Jacket looks great but too
Jacket looks great but too big as normal large. Overall quality is excellent .
Response from PatagoniaMarch 9, 2023
We appreciate your feedback on the quality and sizing. Our online portal allows for free [exchange](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) of a different size or color in the same style. If you have any additional questions about product measurements or fit guidance, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Customer Service team. We'll be happy to help!
Light weight and warm
The number one reason I buy Patagonia jackets is FIT. I have long arms and I hate it when buying long sleeves and they feel short on my arms. Patagonia jackets allow me to buy a jacket that fits in the body and sleeve length, this jacket is also light weight, folds up very small in a day pack, and fits the warmth I need when its time to put it on.
Fills the need for a lighter weight jacket
I have several jackets for colder conditions but have been needing something lighter but still reasonably warm for cool but not cold days. Also need wind blocking and at least mild rain resistance here in dry, windy New Mexico. The slim fit makes this very nice for casual wear without having a bulky or 'puffy' profile. This jacket fills t... Read Morehe bill for all of these needs.
Too light weight for use in 50 degree weather
Wore it a little and decided to return it for the "sweater" version which is heavier and warmer-it was hard for me to tell on the website how warm the Nano would be, so that is the reason for three stars. Design and construction are good.
Too small around hips and waist
The construction quality is very good (hence a 2 star review and not 1), but the fit is very strange. The waist and hip areas are very tight. Shoulders and sleeve length are good. I tried a Large and Medium and on both sizes the fit around the waist is the same. What is the need for a drawstring on the bottom hem if the jacket is already almost s... Read Morekin tight to the body? Patagonia continues to go to more slim, form fitting designs. This is really a disappointment as the older fits from Patagonia were more relaxed, focusing more on range of motion - as one wants in outdoor clothing. Please stop making only items with slim fit, "fashionable" cuts. Go back to your roots of making garments in more relaxed fit cuts that allow one a full range of motion.
51 years later, 1st Patagonia Purchase
Absolutely Love it. Light, warm, windproof, I have no complaints. YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR. Perfect for this Mid-Westerner. It is the most comfortable coat I've ever had. Styling is spot on. No "Puffy" look. Just a contemporary coat. Sleeve length is perfect And the best part is, it's not BORING BLACK. Like every other idiot wea... Read Morers. It has character. I've enjoyed it in 25° weather to 45 degrees with a medium stride. Just barely got clammy at 45° while walking. 6'3 215 lbs. I would recommend zero changes. The interior chest pocket is very roomy. BINGO Patagonia !
Stitching coming out after only a month
When it came time to get a new jacket, I decided to take the plunge and purchase a Patagonia. Although their jackets cost three times what I normally spend, I wanted to jacket that would last and I liked the ethics of the company. Well, after wearing the jacket casually for just the past five weeks, the stitching is coming out all over. I have seve... Read Moreral loops of pulls in the stitching on the arms and two places where a loose thread an inch long has broken free. This is so disappointing as my main reason for purchasing Patagonia was durability. I was hoping this jacket would look good longer than one month. A quick search on the Internet shows this is not an isolated incident. I'll contact the outdoors store from which is was purchased and hopefully Patagonia will make good on a replacement or a refund. My first Patagonia purchase may well be my last.
Response from PatagoniaFebruary 24, 2023
Thank you so much for writing this review Dan! We are incredibly sorry to hear about how quickly your jacket has begun to unravel. Please feel free to reach out to our [Customer Service Team](https://help.patagonia.com/s/?_gl=1*1ugx27n*_ga*MTQ5ODEyNDA3OS4xNjUyMjExNDc2*_ga_1SYPSJZYJ5*MTY3NzI2ODg5NS40NDkuMS4xNjc3MjY4OTIxLjAuMC4w) and we will be more than happy to help get this item replaced or returned for credit.
Seam Ripped after two wears
Ive worn this jacket only twice before I noticed a seam on the front of the jacket started coming apart. I don't wear this Jacket doing any strenuous activity so I am very upset about it already falling apart based on the price.
Response from PatagoniaFebruary 22, 2023
Hey Tegan, thanks for the review. We're sorry to hear about the issues you've run into with your Nano Puff jacket. If you mean that some of the baffle threads are coming loose, this is a known issue with our Nano Puffs. It should not affect the performance of the jacket, and you can find a tutorial on how to fix the issue [here](https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Repairing+a+Loop+of+Loose+Stitching+in+a+Patagonia+Nano+Puff+%C2%AE+Jacket/19434). If the issue is more widespread than a couple loose threads, feel free to reach out to customer service and we'd be happy to set you up with a warranty evaluation.
Not for me
I used the Fit Calculator to find an appropriate size. I was guided into a 3XL. This size was appropriate through the shoulders yet voluminous through the midsection. So I downsized to the 2XL. This size was a better fit through the midsection yet very tight through the armpit. While the product looks fantastic, there doesn't seem to be a happ... Read Morey middle ground between the 3XL and 2XL. I am super bummed!
Great for the warmer days
I got this for an additional layer for when I ski. When I take the kids to the mountain, I don't move as much and I get colder. This jacket solved that problem. I also love it for around town when it isn't too cold. I can also see tossing this in a pack when heading out on a hike or longer excursion.
Very lightweight and warm
I was very surprised how lightweight this jacket was and very impressed with its warmth to weight ratio. I can't really speak to its durability yet but I do like that it's something that you can have repaired vs thrown out. It's also nice to see a company that puts our environment first. Very happy with my purchase
The Whole Family Has One Now
This last purchase was to get the rest of my family their own. I have had mine for 5 years or so and it is still getting daily use and lives in my day pack. I am notoriously hard on gear so the jacket wears well if it has lasted this long. It's the perfect layer to start my predawn days worn under my Iron Forge Chore Jacket or Torentshell. And... Read More when the sun warms things up it practically disappears into my day pack.
Beautiful Jacket But Not Durable in the Field.
I love this jacket and have worn it for years. My only critique is that the shell fabric is so thin that it punctures easily. I hike through the woods quite a bit and unfortunately the understory has perforated my jacket in several places. I have sewn it many times, but now I have so many tears it is beyond repair. Any advice?
Response from PatagoniaFebruary 13, 2023
Hi Robert, thank you for submitting this review. We're sorry to hear your adventures have left their mark on your jacket! You are welcome to send it to us for a free [repair](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) if you wish, or if you believe it's too damaged you can also return it to us under our warranty. Please let us know how we can help!
Love that it's so lightweight
Love that it's so lightweight yet warm. Perfect with layers for winter photography which involves a lot of standing in cold weather. An inside pocket would have been nice.
Response from PatagoniaFebruary 10, 2023
Thank you for submitting this review, Sandy. Just to clarify, the jacket does have an inner breast pocket that can be used to stash keys, ID, cash or cards, or to self-stash the jacket. It sounds like you would also like to see inner pockets at the hand level. We will share this feedback with our design team. Cheers!
Excellent comfort and warmth for weight
I was surprised at how warm this jacket kept me, given how lightweight it is. I'll wear it over just a t-shirt, or over a fleece or hoody. It is not stiff or bulky, so it's very comfortable in any situation, and I think it looks great too. It's also very convenient that it packs into its own pocket, to put into a bag. Highly recommen... Read Moreded.
Lightweight, Packable Warmth
I purchased the Men's Nano Puff jacket for my husband. I used the sizing guide and ordered a medium. The jacket was too snug for his frame, especially around the stomach. I exchanged the product for a large which fits very well. The exchange process was very easy and Patagonia communicated every step of the way. The jacket looks great, is very... Read More comfortable and warm. And being able to pack it into it's own pocket for travel is a plus!
Great jacket on its own or for layering
Patagonia is awesome! They are one of the very companies that produce great products, stand by their work, and have excellent customer service to boot. For these reasons I will continue to purchase Patagonia. The nano puff jacket is my go to for fall through spring. Its perfect for days when theres a little nip in there air or to use as layer on co... Read Morelder days.
Tight in the Arms at Shoulders
The XXL was cut too close at the shoulder area/ shoulder pits. I wear a 17x35 shirt. The arm length was good, girth good, and length okay. My son and wife love their Nanos. My wife really likes hers, and I was going to be part of the Nano wave in the family.
The red color is a lot more brown than it is shown as on the website. I definitely would have ordered another color had I known the sequoia red was so drab.
Response from PatagoniaJanuary 31, 2023
Hey Kyle, thanks for the review. We're sorry to hear that you felt misled by the pictures on our website, we've reported the issue to our web team so they good do some extra digging. You're welcome to begin an exchange for a different color [here](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html).
Light and warm.
Down here on the Gulfcoast we seldom need outerwear that is real heavy. So, the Nano Puff Jacket is perfect for almost all of our cold weather. I purchased one for my wife and liked it so well that I purchased one for me. Theres a difference between the female and male version. The color is a little different and the cuffs are different. I prefer t... Read Morehe cuff on the female jacket but its not a war-stopper difference. If it ever wears out I will just buy another one.
Good jacket, but not great.
Got it because I needed to add another warm jacket to the rotation. I live in the PNW and threw it on with a normal long sleeve when it was about 40 degrees outside. It did a great job of stopping the wind but I definitely got cold. It does fit slight larger so I could have easily wore a sweatshirt under and been perfect. Long story short, cool... Read More jacket to get on sale but idk about full price as your only layer.
Sustainable & Reasonably Priced
I love Patagonia principles. I ordered this jacket around the holidays and had to wait for delivery. I was good with that. Treat employees with respect!! When employees went back to work, delivery was quick. The jacket is a bit lighter and not quite as warm as I was hoping for. The inside zipper is a little sticky. Nonetheless, it a nice product fr... Read Moreom a company whose ethic I support.
I find this jacket too
I find this jacket too thin and not very warm and way way overpriced. I thought it would have some type of space age fill but it just basically sucks. I feel ripped off.
Response from PatagoniaJanuary 27, 2023
We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with this jacket, Stephen! Most customers find it quite warm for its light weight. In any case, this jacket is not what you are looking for so we will reach out to you to help you return it.
Essential All-Season Layering Staple
I simply love the look and year-round versatility of this jacket! The thin profile and slim fit functions well as an insulated mid layer for winter conditions under a ski parka or as a shoulder season jacket by itself. Also a great weight for taking the edge off crisp summer alpine mornings. Wind-proof and repels light rain. Primaloft insulation ha... Read Morendles getting wet better than down without losing thermal properties. Athletic cut looks good on the trail or back in town at the end of the day. Even looks good for the office commute. Ultra light weight and built-in stuff pocket make it a no-brainer to bring along for changing conditions on every outing. It's not the only jacket to own, but it's the most-used piece in my layering system all year. An essential outdoor wardrobe staple!
Perfect Everyday Jacket
After wearing this for the past couple of weeks, it has been a game-changer! I typically walk 4 miles every morning and have been wearing this jacket during my walks. I don't overheat nearly as easily as I did with my previous bulky winter coat. As a bonus, it is easier to layer and take off and pack up if I get too warm. Looking forward to t... Read Moreraveling with this jacket as it can be stashed in such a small space.
Maybe the best jacket I've ever owned
Literally a perfect jacket. I run hot, and I've been wearing a heavy puffer style Penfield jacket for years and sweating every time I wear it. Wanted to find a light winter jacket for BC winters, and with a flannel or hoodie, this jacket is the best thing ever. It's light, breathable, and everything I need for the winter months. I was so ... Read Moreamazed at how warm it is, for how light it is. Unreal. Buy this jacket.
The large is too tight and the extra large is too big :-/
Response from PatagoniaFebruary 3, 2023
We're sorry to hear neither of these sizes worked for you, Frank! Please keep in mind you are always welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) anything that doesn’t work out for you, and we'll be happy to help you find an alternative.
My husband loved his Patagonia coat. Over the years it had gotten some holes in it and little feathers crept out. I wanted to get him the same jacket for Christmas but everyone was out of stock locally and I was down to the wire. I ordered online through the Patagonia site on December 22 and I had the coat in hand the next day. Needless to say I wa... Read Mores very pleased!!
love the coat but unless
love the coat but unless you are super slim in the waist get a large instead of a medium. I am a 34 , 5'8" and the medium was too tight at the waste. Exhanged for the large and it's fine. It's not too big everywhere else. The exchange process was great . I got the coat within a week of them receiving it back. I would definitely ... Read Morebuy again.
Light, luxurious and warm!
OMG, I love this piece. The trim fit is flattering and functional. I mean, I look good in this thing. Keeps my neck warm. Packs super easy. Super light. Super warm. Cuts the wind. Honestly, this, a t shirt, gloves, hat and some sort of water proof shell and you are probably set all the way down to the 30s. I kind of wish Patagonia made quilted pant... Read Mores out of the same material.
Nice jacket for warmer winter lament
I love winters. Cold, brisk mornings, white stuff on the ground, weekend trips to the slopes. Sadly, climate change has left us with far less of that in New England. This jacket has been my go to outerwear this season. Light but right amount of warmth and wind protection even for road cycling.
light weight and very warm
I use this coat for everything. It is light weight and very warm. Easy to move in and very comfortable and soft on the inside. Plus it's machine washable. I hang it dry. It's kept its shape and size. I only wish that Patagonia carried more items in 3X. oh well, their loss.
A Synthetic Beast
The Nano Puff is a workhorse with its Primaloft Gold synthetic insulation. I have down jackets as well and honestly the Nano Puff is just as warm, if not warmer. Pair this jacket with a couple of base layers and you're good to go. The jacket is also highly packable which makes traveling with it a breeze. Definitely a staple piece from Patagoni... Read Morea.
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