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Perfect Lite-Weight Sweater Jacket
Light, I normally wear an XL but they were oversized so I dropped into a large - perfect fit and still room enough. Weather's warmed up already so I might get one chance of spring chill to wear it before next season. From initial try-on was very happy to have this added to my kit, but I still think this piece needs a separate travel and pack s... Read Moretuff sack and inside pouches.
BOO HISS on the new slim fit!!
I bought this jacket four, maybe five years ago. It is probably my all time favorite Patagonia purchase. I love everything about it -- the quality, the weight and most importantly the FIT. And it's still going strong. In Feb 2020 I bought a second one in Peppergrass Green. Same size (M). The color did not disappoint. Unfortunately, the most im... Read Moreportant feature did; the fit is not the same. The new jacket is tighter in the shoulders, under the arms and around the chest. It was like being zipped up into a straw (a re-useable one, of course). Some people may be able to size up to a large but I was not -- the fit was too boxy, arm length too long. UGH, Patagonia, why did you mess with a good thing? So disappointed. I returned it.
Hi Barry! We're really sorry that you had to return this in the end. It is definitely disappointing not finding the new fits/designs as favorable as the previous ones. Your feedback has been passed along to the appropriate team. Thanks for your review!
Great Jacket, but....
I bought this jacket in November and have been using it as my primary layer this winter with a sweater underneath. With moderate to heavy use already this garment is already showing signs of wear, small rips/tears, lost stitching on one of the arms, and most recently a broken zipper. Although I love this jacket and Patagonia I am deeply saddened by... Read More the state of my gear. Hopefully it will be able to be repaired.
Hi Rebekah, we're so sorry to hear about the untimely wear of your Down Sweater Jacket. We'd be happy to return or exchange it for you under our Ironclad Guarantee. You can begin your warranty return here, https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html.
Neck Area Turned Dark After Normal Wear
The neck area turned dark after normal/light wear. I tried use down detergent to wash and clean, but did not work. This doesn't happen to my other down jackets with similar material. Very disappointed.
Hi Chong, thanks for taking the time to write us a review! We're really sorry to hear the way the material around the neck stained. We'd suggest trying to hand wash it in warm water and then give it a tumble dry. If that doesn't help, you're welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) it for warranty review!
Decent down Sweater
Have an older model from ~3 years back but still good. It's a SWEATER meaning that it's lightweight so it's warm enough ~40-50F but when it reaches down freezing ~32F, wear it underneath a True Down garment like a jacket/coat. For warmer weather, the sweater can/is used as a lightweight jacket. Just remember the 'lightweight... Read More7; part! It does block out most of the wind and is relatively warm depending on the temperature. The shoulder areas are a bit tight but is roomy enough for you to wear a long sleeve base layer and a light-mid weight fleece underweath. It does get dirty just from wear especially if you have a bright colored version as mine is red. Wash on delicate cycle with warm water and dry low or fluff with a few balls to puff it back up. May have to fluff it a bit. If you don't have a down wash, using Woolite is fine but just use a little, even with some baking soda. Buy it when it's on sale as it's pricey otherwise.
I have a HARD to shop for dad, who is very particular about cuts and fabrics and breathability etc. He LOVES this jacket, and said it protected him perfectly from the wind on a walk in the neighborhood. He also said it’s the perfect amount of warmth on a Brisk California winter day. I would highly recommend.
I got a jacket for my husband for Christmas. I could not find the package when it was delivered so i panicked and contacted patagonias customer service. They immediately understood and send me another one one day delivery.. Im so grateful you saved my Christmas! My husband loved the jacket sooo much
After about a year, the zipper broke. I contacted customer service and they were great! They walked me through my options and sent me a prepaid shipping label. I sent in the jacket and received a gift card for the amount to purchase a new one from the website. I received my new one and love it! The whole process was great and my issue was resolved.... Read More Thanks!
PATAGONIA IS SIMPLY THE BEST COMPANY
It was really funny that out of the 20 family members that came to Christmas 16 had on the Patagonia Down Sweater! I know readers of this review will think Patagonia put up this review, and I can assure you that they DID NOT!! Patagonia's customer service, their stance on the environment, the quality of their products, etc. - ALL COMBINED, mak... Read Moree Patagonia a company I truly value and patronize. When I see someone wearing a Patagonia Down jacket, and I am wearing mine - it's uncanny how often we end up telling each other that we love our coats and how much we LOVE the company! Happy New Year to all!
Good casual jacket, maybe not idea for
I purchased this to be work casually, while fishing, and under my shell while skiing. Casually it's a solid jacket, though I feel that it doesn't have as much down in it as others I've seen in stores. I wore it while skiing recently and was surprised at how much I sweat in it. It doesn't breathe like I hoped it would and the ar... Read Morempits were very sweaty after just a couple of runs. I have used the down sweater vest in the past, which doesn't have the same issues, so I will likely go back to that as my skiing setup. Good looking jacket, fits well, but just may not be right for the activities I had planned to use it for.
I have three down sweaters,
I have three down sweaters, all mens, one with a hood. My husband has two of them. We love all of them. When my daughter cam from California to NOrth Carolina for a visit and started to wear one of her Dad’s I decided to get one each for her and her husband. Very excited to see them open this Christmas gift. Five star products.
Latest model smells like a wet dog even if never wet
The latest model of the down sweater smells like a wet dog. I don't know if it's recycled down or what, but none of my prior Patagonia down products smell like this. I returned it and ordered the same sweater by Patagonia but got it through REI. Same smell. I also tried washing and drying it. Same smell.
Daniel, we're sorry to hear this Down Sweater didn't work for you. The fabric is recycled, but the insulation is 800-fill-power Advanced Global Traceable Down. We're glad you were able to return it, but don't hesitate to [reach out](https://help.patagonia.com/s/) if you ever want help to [return](https://help.patagonia.com/s/topic/0TO1L0000002yyTWAQ/returns-exchanges) future orders. Also, be sure to check out our [Product Care](https://is.gd/u0SeG0) page!
I have the Nano Puff, which I seem to live in most of the year, but wanted a warmer jacket and this is perfect! I’m 6’0” and about 185 and got the Large. Sleeve length is perfect but it seems a tad big and definitely puffy! But the Medium I tried on at stores were way to tight with layers underneath...Very Happy with my purchase!!!
Almost Perfect, but hand pockets have Fatal flaw
This jacket is fantastic in so many ways. The warmth and fit are covered in many of the other positive reviews, so I'll focus on the one fatal flaw here: the hand pockets. Unless you zip the hand pockets shut, everything (e.g., gloves and hats) will silently slip out, and you'll be forever buying new hats and gloves - that you had tried t... Read Moreo store in the pockets! Perhaps, if Patagonial were to angle the pockets, things would not slip out... I leave that for Patagonia to solve. Meanwhile, when you're looking at the price of this jacket, factor in replacing a pair of gloves or hat (perhaps many!)
Great and packable, does not last long
I purchased this jacket in March of 2018. It's my go to packable jacket for trips of any kind. It's been great. Unfortunately, over the course of these 20 months it's developed a series of holes along the bottom seam. I count ten right now. I don't expect to replace a jacket every two years.
Hi Jonathan. We're sorry to hear you're having durability issues with this jacket. Please feel free to either send it in to us for a [free repair or a warranty return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html).
My first down sweater is still a favorite. Probably 5 years old. I bought a black one last month. It has a smell like a wet dog. I am trying to air it out but so far no luck. Great product but I won’t enjoy smelling like a dog if it doesn’t change.
Hi Larod, thanks for taking the time to write us a review! We're really sorry to hear about the smell your experiencing with your down jacket. Your satisfaction is always guaranteed so you're welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html#searchterm=return).
I have owned this jacket for many, many years. It went with me around the world, up mountains, and beside lakes. It fits great, and packs right into your pack. It was my every day jacket as well as my adventure jacket. Through every tear, Patagonia fixed it. They always made sure it was ready for my next adventure, which should be enough of a selli... Read Moreng point. Not long ago, I was in an accident and lost the jacket that has traveled the world with me for the last 8 years (not my choice, cause like I said...accident). Despite it all, my first purchase was another down sweater jacket, because I knew I had more adventures ahead of me. Make the same choice.
Great Jacket. Warm and Light
Overall great . Warm for the weight, great wind resistance and DWR. Misses 4 stars due to the sizing. Been wearing Patagonia for longer than I remember . I'm 6'1" 180 33" waist and historically dead on large, also in other brands. In Patagonia lately Larges are too big but Medium way too small.. This jacket fits in the shoulder... Read Mores but a lot of extra material around the waist.
Loved it until durability failed
I loved the look, comfort, and style this jacket provided, however, it didn't last. I purchased one around 10/2018 and I noticed 2 holes in the upper-back region where some feathers were falling out around 8/2019. I'm fairly careful with my garments and assume the material was just non-durable. I didn't wear it during the summer so I... Read More got about 5 months of wear out of it. I love my other Patagonia jackets, but this one didn't last!
Hi Doug, thanks for taking the time to write us a review! We're truly sorry to hear about those holes developing after such little use. You're, of course, welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html#searchterm=return) the jacket under warranty. We'll reach out to you directly with further assistance!
Most comfortable jacket (Sweater) I've owned
This is my second M'S DOWN SWEATER. I had my first one for 3 years, and lost it. It was so light and comfortable I had to get another one. It's great for spring and fall weather when the weather is above freezing. I sometimes wear a sweatshirt underneath on colder days and it is very warm. I would recommend it to anyone as an everyday cas... Read Moreual jacket.
So much warmer than the Uniqlo down jacket that I've been wearing for the past few years but it packs up just as small for travel. Obviously pricier than Uniqlo, but worth the investment because it's so warm and of excellent quality. Planning to purchase for other members of our family.
Seems like a good jacket
Seems like a good jacket but the shell got a hole from a park bench within the first weeks of wear.
Hi Jeff, it's a bummer when this happens! The outer fabric of the Down Sweater is very delicate. Please feel free to send it in to us for a [free repair](https://help.patagonia.com/s/topic/0TO1L0000002yyOWAQ/repairs).
My wife told me so...
She has been telling me for years to pickup one of these down sweaters and I should have. I have denied myself of an almost perfect everyday light jacket that is warm, looks good, and fits perfectly. I am now looking at a closet full of "other" jackets and wondering what needs to go.
Mens Down Feather Sweater
I love the jacket, it is exactly what I wanted. I saw the advertised model wearing the jacket was 6 feet tall and was wearing a medium, which really put the size into perspective. I am 5'8" and the jacket fits me exactly how I wanted; u to my wrists on the sleeves and just below the waist line.
This is the second down sweater jacket I've received of this production run that had a faint smell of a "wet dog." I'm guessing that it must be the down and I question if it's a new source of down that is bringing this scent. Other than that, this is an everyday go-to when the temperature is suitable. Fantastic jacket and a... Read More staple to any wardrobe. Always a 5 star, except for this review and the odd smell the jacket has.
6’2 200 lbs - fits perfect
This is a semi tight fit if you have a lot of belly fat but if you’re just a dude who likes to workout / hike and be active but also likes beer and pizza, this should fit just fine. Packs down relatively small for how warm of a jacket it is. I have a 35” waist and it’s perfect on the waist
Poor quality, disappointing
This was my second Patagonia down jacket I purchased. The first jacket lasted over four years. However, this jacket could not even hold up for one season. The shell is now made from a thinner material that wears down easily. The elbows were worn out after several months and I was shedding down wherever I went. Disappointing to see my favorite jacke... Read Moret is no longer made to the same high standards as before. Expensive jacket to only last two months.
We're really sorry your Down Sweater didn't hold up. Please feel free to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) that back to us under warranty and reach out to our [Customer Service](https://www.patagonia.com/customer-service.html) team if you have any questions.
Love my men’s down sweater
I’ve wanted one for a while to fill the gap between too cold for nano and full on winter coat. Although it may handle winter in the U.P. of Michigan just fine if my use while waiting for spring is any indication. It’s light. It’s warm. I get compliments on the color, I’m 6’4” and there is plenty of sleeve length in the large for me and length in th... Read Moree torso so no drafts. I’m betting I’ll get lots of use this fall and winter.
Collar is still an issue...
I love the jacket, but the collar is still an issue: the zipper does not go fully up the length of the jacket, and stops about 2-3 inches short of the top. This is fine as it's more hassle to send the jacket back, which is otherwise superb. I had sent a previous Patagonia jacket back for the same reason though, so it may be a trend...
Sorry to hear that the collar on this jacket has been a disappointment. You're welcome to [return](https://is.gd/DQq2nw) it to a Patagonia-owned store or send it in for a credit.
Down jacket has a great weight, style and fit However the pocket zipper has already come apart with only a few wears. Don’t like the static shock once in a while either. However ... warm and compressible and a good all round 8 month-er northeast weather packable essential. Would it be possible to have 2 upper inside zipped pockets?
Sorry to hear that the zippers are coming undone on your jacket, that definitely should not be the case. You are welcome to send the jacket in for [repair](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html#searchterm=repair) at any point. We will reach out to you privately to help you out.
Compact. Warm. Packable. Perfect
The color is vibrant and bright. I love the pop of the orange zipper and inside. Aside from the aesthetics, the jacket itself proves it's functionality in that it eliminates the need for extra clothes. It's warm enough to hold one over in the cool mornings at camp, yet packs small enough and light enough to put it away after starting the ... Read Morehike. The only 'complaint' is the random feather that comes out from time to time. But this comes with the territory when wearing down.
Excellent fit and function, but not super durable
Great warmth, not very durable I’ve had this jacket for about two and a half years. I’ve worn it significantly while backpacking, skiing, hiking, and at work (I work for the US Forest Service) in a variety of conditions. It is incredibly warm and comfortable and packs up to an easily packable size (I call it my “oh s**t” jacket because it serves as... Read More my ace in the hole along with a wool beanie that I can throw on at the top of an accent in nasty weather). It breathes surprisingly well and still seems to insulate to a fair degree more than other down products I’ve had when it gets wet. When I wear it under my torrentshell, it’s bomber. If I had to get it again, I would definitely get it with the hood however. My big complaint: it started to wear out super fast. From the beginning I was having to pull feathers back into the coat. it soon developed holes in the lower sleeves around the forearm and wrist, eventually extending halfway up the arm to the elbow. I’ve been on top of it with tenacious tape, but the problem still grows. The next area to develop holes was along the waist cuff, especially where the draw string bunches the fabric. I would gladly add a few ounces of weight for a more durable product. Unless you are just planning on wearing this jacket to go shopping at Whole Foods and attend mountain film festival showings, I would expect it to wear out fast.
Thank you so much for letting us know about your sweater. We do our best to make sure our products last a lifetime and our customers are satisfied, please go ahead and [send](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html#searchterm=return) that in as a warranty return.
Good lightweight jacket
Love the colors on the jacket. It breathes, but gets a star off because its fit is blocky. Also it's not nearly as warm as the cold forge hoody from black diamond that I have that's similar in weight and price. But that one doesn't breathe as well or come in such good colors.
I'd buy it again
Forest ranger here in the Sierras and always outside all seasons. This jacket is warm and functional. Moves with you. Only gripe is the zipper could use 1/8 inch more room on each side of the zipper track. The zipper head catches fabric often. If not up for extra room try stitching the fabric under the zipper the length of the zipper so that there&... Read More#x27;s no bunching of the material. Getting caught on your own gear isn't cool.
Love this jacket!!!
I love the Patagonia Down Sweater Jacket so much, I’m the proud owner of 3 of them. My back color one I used for backpacking when the sun go down in the mountains and get cold, this is my go to jacket. It’s lightweight and packs easily in my pack. My Peppergrass Green I wear during football season and as my middle layer under my Patagonia Powder Bo... Read Morewl Jacket. I’m very comfy skiing in chest deep powder when temps are -5 degrees. My Classic Navy Blue Jacket is my go to jacket on cold day in Austin TX. I also use it as my mid layer under my Patagonia Powder Bowl Jacket for snow skiing. I love Patagonia that I have a total of 6 jackets, and one insulated Powder Bowl pants. I used to only wear The Northface, but switch over to Patagonia because they jackets keep my warmer. I’m one very happy camper with their line of cold weather gear! I’m 5’3 130lbs and I wear a medium to give me room to wear a layer under the jacket!
Warm, comfy but a greasy collar
I've had this jacket for a few years. I've even had it repaired by Patagonia. I am happy with my purchase with one caveat. The collar on the light blue jacket seems to collect skin oil that builds up. I've never seen this on any other jacket before. After about 8 wears the grease is noticeable on the inside of the collar. If you don&... Read More#x27;t wash it thoroughly enough it builds up (I have a top loading washing machine). I have seen a few other guys with the same color jacket and they have the same issue but aren't as diligent about cleaning it so the top half of the jacket looks splotchy and darker than the bottom half. I would ask that Patagonia update the design to use a different material for the inside of the collar so this isn't an issue.
Best Patagonia Jacket
I am 6’2”, 205 pounds and consider myself athletic. My wife bought me a large but it had too much room, returned it and got a medium. It fits much better, granted I prefer a more athletic fit. Fit aside, I consider this the best jacket Patagonia I have ever owned. I own several of their jackets but 99% of the time I reach for this. The exception be... Read Moreing if it is pouring rain. The jacket keeps me warm and does a good job blocking wind. The jacket developed a hole in my first year of wear, probably my fault. Sent it back to Patagonia and they replaced the product no questions asked. I have worn the jacket hard for three years now with no issues. I spend a lot of time outdoors and use a variety of outdoor apparel brands, none have warranty programs better than Patagonia.
Comeing from an Environmental Science Teacher
I love this company so much. Pretty much every class I catch myself mentioning how important this company is to our world. It’s the perfect example of how companies should be ran, limiting as much unnecessary harm as possible. I love what this company stands for and what it’s mission is. With that being sad. This jacket is perfect, a classic. Tr... Read Moreaceable down no plucking. Super warm, versatile, packable, stylish. Fit is perfect(if the jacket wasn’t touching your skin it would be as warm people) Quality is what you would expect from succa high class company. Keep on doing what you guys do best! You have a customer for life
Not warm enough
I bought this coat as a Christmas gift. The reviews were good so I felt good about my purchase. Until the person I gave it to said it wasn’t warm enough. He said his north face coat, that was half the price, is warmer and chooses to wear that unless it’s above 35-40 out. The look of it is nice and it’s comfortable, but not for winter.
Excellent Jacket (Review for short & muscular body types)
Lightweight, extremely warm and very stylish. I just wore this jacket for the first time today and it has already exceeded my expectations so far as warmth goes. Perfect for temps in the low 30s and up. The fit of a medium is excellent for me at 5' 6" 170+lbs (athletic with broad shoulders and chest) however, if the sleeves were an inch... Read More or half inch shorter, I wouldn't mind. The main improvement I would make would be to have an elasticized hemline for men with wider hips (mine measure in at 40"). Other than that, a great jacket.
An excellent ski jacket
I ski Alta/Snowbird about 70 days a year, in any weather. Winter, add a windproof shell and you're toasty. Spring, add a Nano underneath for shade/wind. Sure it's down, and feathers are a part of life but if you take care of the jacket it is tough. It's puffier than a Nano, you won't use it mountain biking or running trails but ... Read Morethe quality is real. I grew up in Ventura, CA and wearing Patagucci since '88 has convinced me that this is the go to gear. I wish Yvon would NOT introduce so many models and still say 'recycle, reuse' as half the loser gear ends up in some bargain bin. True, zippers will blow, feathers might fly, quit whining, it's called the outdoors, get a local source and get outside.
Versatile, great fit (to form), thus the sweater, not jacket, description. Wear it to work and casual activities as an outer garment. Also a great under layer for fly-fishing. This garment is not meant to be worn as an outer layer when bush-whacking to the next remote pool on the river, although I wish it were. Awesome comfort and warmth, make this... Read More garment both a great sweater or jacket according to need.
Only useful in certain temperature ranges
I was pretty excited to get this jacket, but it ended up being disappointing and I returned it (thankfully for a full refund) and replaced it with the Hi-Loft version. It holds up fine in temperatures from ~40F to ~60F (with some more layers needed towards the bottom range, obviously) but it really does not perform well outside of those ranges. Per... Read Morehaps my expectations were too high - I took the jacket backpacking into the Adirondacks in early October, and even with a decent layering system I froze my butt off. Temperatures there were from 25F to ~40F, for reference. I really wouldn't recommend it for anything other than casual wear during fall/spring. It is also colder without a hood. Finally, I don't see why anyone would get this jacket (which although is 900 fill power down, is packed very lightly) over the Hi-Loft version which is much, much warmer.
Really comfortable in a wide range
This jacket is surprisingly comfortable in a really wide range, I can wear it from 10 degrees working outside to 65 in an office. It regulates nicely. It's my first down jacket, and I gather this is standard for these, but I have an ever growing number of duct tape patches to keep the feathers in. Also, although it says DWR, I'm not sure ... Read Morewhat sort of resistance it gives. If it rains at all, you're soaked through.
I bought this men’s down sweater jacket for my adult son. He loved it and wore for many years. Bought him another one from Nordstrom this past Xmas and the feathers were coming out of different spots. Exchanged for a different one and the same thing occurred. Very disappointing. Is that supposed to happen? Or, is the craftsmanship poorer nowadays. ... Read MoreLike to hear if others are experiencing the same.
The very best combination of warmth comfort lightweight and style. I wear a large though only 5’10” and 140lbs because a. I’m 15 and likely to grow over six foot - make the most of my investment! b. I wear it to school over a blazer and it needs to nearly cover it. If you were and adult and my size medium is probably the best choice.
Probably the best outdoor attire I've ever bought
This gets the job done. Super warm and looks great. If you are going to be roughing it Theodore Roosevelt-style, or are simply in the vicinity of thorny bushes, you'll want to have another layer over this coat. I mean, that's common sense, right? It can be quite easily punctured, as is the case with all or most down coats. A bit silly to ... Read Morededuct points for that... I wear this in the office as much as the outdoors. After two years it is starting to look like it's had a wild existence, but what's important is that it holds up its main function, warmth - which it is.
Amazing down jacket
amazing down jacket. I love the fact that the geese aren't harmed to make the jacket. I was looking for a replacement and chose this one and could not be happier. I bought a medium and it fits perfect not too tight or too loose. For reference I'm 6 foot and weigh roughly 180.
"Stolen" by my Dad
My Dad was out visiting me and discovered this brand new Patagonia down sweater hanging in my closet. He tried it on and immediately fell in love with it. He loves how warm and light it is. The zippers are perfect for him despite his arthritis. I ended up having to buy another jacket for myself.
best down jacket
I've had mine for about 3 seasons now and I'm still using and abusing the hell out of it. This is the lightest, most durable, and best-looking down jacket you can find anywhere. This jacket is stripped down to the barest essentials, meaning it only has two hand pockets, and the stuffing pocket. The zipper is high quality, the neck is ni... Read Morecely insulated, and even though it's a slim-fitting garment, there is plenty of room for a hoodie, or a fleece. This means this simple down jacket can be part of a highly-effective cold-temperature/winter kit. The best part is it turns into a pillow when you're travelling.
Huge tear after only 2 days
This jacket is well fittted and very warm but after only 2 days of very light someone pointed out that I was leaving a trail of feathers down the street. I wore the jacket to work one day and then class the next which somehow resulted in a very large tear near the left shoulder. I loved this jacket because of the warmth and fact that it is very lig... Read Moreht, but I will be returning because the durability leaves a lot to be desired.
Shopping for my high school age kids and husband... we spare no expense in winter gear in our family as Wisconsin winters are brutal. Unfortunately Patagonia took nearly ALL their jackets and made them intolerable to wear because of the horrible color selection! Every year your products are more technically advanced yet increasingly UGLY. Thank God... Read More for Canada Goose!
Wish I loved it more...
So I got this jacket exactly 2 years ago, only wear it in winter so about 1 year of wear to be fair. The fabric is literally deteriorating at the seams. There are feathers all over my car, my clothes sometimes my food, it's actually embarrassing. I love the weight and fit of this piece and love Patagonia, but I'm beyond disappointed with ... Read Morethe quality of it. My next jacket purchase (which will obviously be soon) will not be from Patagonia, which saddens me.
I been using this jacket for about a week in a cold weather and is really warm i just wear a t shirt underneath and it keep my body temperature also is super light to take around and not to worry about where to put it! I'm 5'10, 162 Pounds and Medium size fits just perfect, it kinda get dirty super fast but other then that is super nice, ... Read Moreworth the price!
A huge fan
I've worn this jacket for six weeks now. It's lightweight, extremely comfortable, and it stops wind. And here's the strange voodoo about this jacket: it keeps me warm outside, but if I don't take it off indoors, I don't overheat in a 68-70 degree office environment.
This jacket is being worn by 15 year old who is thin and lanky. The XS fits quite snugly at the waist (30 inch waist) but fits well in the back and shoulders. The style of this jacket is like that of a sweater as the name suggests, not necessarily a jacket that you would fit a sweater under unless you size up so I recommend factoring that into the ... Read Moresize you select. It is extremely warm and well made. I like the fact that the fill is sourced so safely.
Had high hopes
I purchased the better sweater after owning a number of other down jackets that didn’t meet my needs. The jacket fits true to size and I love how it looks on. My biggest disappointment is that my first jacket ripped within two weeks and the replacement has ripped as well. I don’t want to return it as I believe in sustainability but I think manufact... Read Moreures like Patagonia and others need a stronger material that holds up to the intended uses. I live in Minnesota and have 3 children in hockey so I spend a lot of time on ice rinks. This jacket doesn’t provide as much warmth as I would have liked.
I tried to switch this year to the Nano Puff but got frustrated with inconsistent sizing and poor workmanship. After reading reviews, I decided to try the down sweater jacket. Like the Nano, a medium chokes me and a large is too boxy and big. I’ve never had these problems with Patagonia clothes before. I took the jacket out on a few hikes and fou... Read Morend it inadequate in keeping me warm while the awkward fit made movement difficult. I went back to my 7-year old Costco puffy coat which keeps me warm and toasty (they are about equal in weight, too). Bottom line, there are better choices for much less with other brands I’ve been a Patagonia fan for years but lately have found the quality lacking and the price point ridiculous if the product doesn’t perform as expected.
Poor Quality - feathers stick out / zipper issues
I've had multiple issues with this jacket. The feathers poke through the jacket very easily. The zipper on left pocket snags the fine stitching on the left underarm of the jacket when it rubs. I returned once only to have the same problem recur with the new jacket. I emailed customer service and they did not respond.
Comfortable but Run large
I'm a short athletic build - 5' 6", 135 lb, 38" chest and 29" waist. XS fits perfectly with moderate or thin second layer underneath. If you have over 38” chest or over 30” waist, you might want to consider SMALL size. 800-fill-power with water repellent fabric is perfect for Seattle winter and very light rain. So far, I ha... Read Moreven’t experienced the down escaping the fabric yet. I highly recommend this jacket.
Dependable and warm jacket
I wear this 800 fill jacket to almost any occasion. Weather starting to turn cold, I wear it unzipped and still get too warm. Biting cold of winter? Zip it up and I'm off to the races. I wear it skiing underneath a goretex rain jacket and the cold doesnt bother me. Also the soft cushion has held up well when owning it for the past few years. W... Read Moreould recommend
Down Sweater Love circa 2000
Last winter I purchased one of your current generation down sweaters. Prior to that,I had owned the same Patagonia down sweater for more than fifteen years. The original down sweater had no side pockets,no draft closure,no inner liner. I loved it; lived in it from fall through spring. It was like the Dire Straits song,comfort for nothing and your w... Read Morearmth for free. However,after fifteen or twenty years,there were a few holes in the nylon fabric that I had to cover with tape,and the zipper had been replaced. I purchased that new down sweater from you last month,and passed on the original to my brother (who had been seeing me wear it Christmas after Christmas). He jumped at the chance to own it. He loves it. Myself,however,am not so pleased with my new sweater,because it's actually a lightweight coat. Nowhere near as comfortable to live in as the old one was. I also don't believe it's any warmer! Would you please bring back the original? Sell it next to the new one,if need be,but we need that original wonderful Patagonia sweater back. It is perfect as a sweater! I must admit that I didn't take it backpacking very often,it was used in the house when it was chilly (we keep house at 65 degrees in winter) and outside under my fav three season Gore-tex lined jacket in winter. Keep on keeping on,love your ethic Stephen Wright
Multiple Issues - Holes and Zipper Snags
I received jacket with a small hole in the back of the jack and feathers coming out. I returned the jacket and got a new one. For the new one,when the left pocket zipper is unzipped,the zipper snags the fine stitching on the underside of the left arm when it rubs (e.g. every time i sit down to drive my car). Now the left arm has multiple stitching ... Read Moreproblems. Terrible experience with this product after spending more to get a Patagonia quality jacket.
Built for Girly Men?
Dear Patagonia, I am writing to address a problem that I see emerging as a trend. With the advent of "skinny jeans" it seems that "skinny" or "fitted" is in. However I find that backpackers tend to not completely fit this profile. We tend to be fit AND strong. Along with strong we tend to be a group that works out,an... Read Mored because of working out we develop our arms. My arms in particular are 17" in circumference,and I am not the biggest guy in the gym. I cannot find a jacket where the arms fit without having the body of the jacket look like tent like on me,whether the jacket is Patagonia or other. Jackets with tight arms are cold on the arms. To further complicate the issue backpackers also need to layer. I know this is a trend as I have an older Columbia jacket that fits just fine with nice big arm holes,and room in the sleeves but it is time to upgrade and I like the quality,weight and packability of the Patagonia goods. I was able to buy a Down sweater but it just barely fit with an XXL. I don't have any other clothing in an XXL,most of the time I wear a L. Would you please pass this along to the designers? I'd add a pic,but that would be creepy. Sign me "Old Steel and S3x appeal"
Have several puffy jackets but all are too fragile to wear on their own. This one fit the bill: durable,yet soft,ripstop exterior which I am not afraid to roam about the woods in. It is both windproof and waterproof (up to a point). The fit is true-to-size,roomy but not too boxy. With just a long-sleeve shirt under,is good to 32F+/-. Nice drawstrin... Read Moreg at the hem to keep out drafts,zip hand pockets,and an absolutely humungous inside chest pocket that could easily fit a pair of oversize goggles. And the color--"distressed blue"--is much nicer and more understated that in the photographs. Nothing not to like!
If you're like me,you might live in a state that can go from 50 degrees one day to below 0 and snowing the next. This is a coat that you could wear in either condition or anywhere in between. If you're looking for a coat with versatility,comfort,style,and practicality,then look no further. This coat is versatile in a sense that it can be ... Read Moreworn when it is well above freezing,and it won't make you too warm; however,it can also be worn when it is below 0 degrees and your core will remain a comfortable temperature. I purchased this coat about 3 months ago in the middle of November,and I have worn it every day since,even though there have been days of mid 50s and days of double digits below 0. The versatility doesn't stop there,it is also versatile in its functions of being worn. It can be worn to go sledding and you'll be comfortable and look good,or you can wear it over your business casual attire to a meeting for work,and you'll still look professional. It is truly a coat for any person or occasion. This is a coat that you really get a bang for your buck,which is certainly important because some people may say it is a very expensive coat. Patagonia did a good job with the practicality of this coat. It deals with rain and snow very well and has a surplus of zip able pockets in the interior and exterior of the coat. This is a helpful detail for someone who likes to go snowboarding,sledding,or play some pond hockey,and they would like to keep their phone or keys on them,knowing they won't fall out. It is comfortable to wear in any weather below 60 degrees; but,it is also comfortable if you want to add layers. You could wear a sweatshirt or another coat underneath,and still have freedom to move around and do whatever outdoor activity you enjoy. You can really turn some heads with this coat. Your confidence will never be low while wearing this,because you will always look good. Wearing a pricey brand like Patagonia can make you feel like you're high class,and you will feel good. If you are looking for a quality coat for any occasion,this is a small investment that will pay itself back.
Down is my new favorite
I got this jacket around early winter this year,as I live in the appalachians,and go through brutal winters. This Jacket has done nothing but impressed me. Even in temps below 30 degrees,I always stay warm. The elastic cuffed sleeves are a blessing,and allow for layering. I've used this as my secondary layer under goretex for skiing,and I'... Read More;m 100% warm the entire session. The stuff sack makes traveling a breeze. There quite literally is nothing wrong with the jacket what-do-ever. The only bad thing I have to say is the bulky look in the sleeves doesn't really appeal to me,but that's a given when you buy a down jacket like this. Nonetheless,this product made me fall in love with Patagonia. An absolute great purchase worth every penny.
Perfect for travel
I travel frequently and this is the jacket that I carry all winter. It is warm enough for most of the places I go. My favorite part is the ability to stuff it into its own small pocket,which makes it fit perfectly into a carry on bag. I have now had this jacket for a couple years and have managed to poke three small holes where some of the down s... Read Moretuffing is coming out. I'll be working on fixing those next summer.
Good but maybe don't wash it
Super warm and lightweight,actually found myself too warm in a lot of situations (but that's me and not the jacket). After I washed it it lost a lot of its bulk. It was never bulky to begin with but you can tell there is less material in there after washing it once. Can't say I loved this. I have the nano puff too and have washed It a ... Read Morefew times and it's maintained all its insulation and warmth.
Warm and comfortable
I was looking for something light,warm and comfortable and the Down Sweater has met all my expectations. I wrestled with laying for the first week but now have the right combination. I'll 100 miles north of Toronto and this time of year it does get 'fresh' I contacted Mona at Customer Service and she answered all my questions and co... Read Morencerns. It will be a 4 season item for me. Well done Guy
if you can only have one..
4 years and still going strong. From Tahoe to Maui to New Jersey,this is the one jacket that has got me through all seasons on all coasts. Just add a different base layer for the temps. from Fall Surf checks to Winter shoveling,pack it and go anywhere. Got some burn holes from bonfires but nothing some super glue could fix. Worn Wear On!
Pretty Close to Perfect
This jacket is super comfortable to wear,and you have excellent mobility in it. I never feel restricted in my movement. It's very warm relative to the weight,and not a struggle to stuff it in the stuff-sack. I wear this under a Torrentshell parka and they fit together beautifully. I purchased this in the Forestland Green and love the look. Su... Read Moreper cool yet subtle pattern -- I've never seen anyone wearing anything like it. My only qualms: I'm not a fan of the drawstrings the pockets. They don't hold and get in the way. Would prefer the traditional placement at the hem. Also,the fit is a little boxy. The hem is tight below the hips,so it rides up quickly. But that might just be my frame. Overall,a perfect do-everything mid-layer.