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Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Jacket - Men\'s


    Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Jacket - Men's

    The Patagonia Better Sweater is a very soft, full-zip polyester jacket with a timeless sweater-knit face and the warmth and durability of 9.5 oz. polyester fleece. See details

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    The Patagonia Better Sweater is a very soft, full-zip polyester jacket with a timeless sweater-knit face and the warmth and durability of 9.5 oz. polyester fleece.

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    The Patagonia Better Sweater is a very soft, full-zip polyester jacket with a timeless sweater-knit face and the warmth and durability of 9.5 oz. polyester fleece.

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    The Patagonia Better Sweater is a very soft, full-zip polyester jacket with a timeless sweater-knit face and the warmth and durability of 9.5 oz. polyester fleece.

    • Made from polyester fleece, it dries quickly and adds torso warmth on its own for the shoulder seasons or layers nicely under a shell deep into winter
    • Resilient knit face resembles wool, and the plush fleece interior feels broken-in
    • Front zipper has tall collar, zipper garage and windflap to fight chilly gusts
    • Stretch jersey trim at cuffs and hem lends nice finish details
    • Patagonia Better Sweater jacket features zip handwarmer pockets
    • Raglan sleeves and a regular fit make the Patagonia Better Sweater easy to work and play in
    • 100% recyclable through Patagonia's Common Threads Recycling Program—simply return your worn-out item to Patagonia

    Please note: Patagonia products can only be shipped to the U.S. and Japan.


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    Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Jacket - Men's Specs
    Best use
    Polyester / polyester blend
    Polyester fleece
    28.5 inches
    1 pound
    Fabric type
    Back length
    Back length (in.)
    Average weight

    Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Jacket - Men's

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    Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Jacket - Men'sis rated4.0out of5by10.
    Rated2out of5byfromExpected Better from PatagoniaI ordered 8 of these for an internship I run, and within 3-5 months of light to medium use every one has began to pill like crazy! I couldn't have gotten the same quality for less than half the price. I LOVE patagonia products and normally they set the standard in quality. But unfortunately, the better sweater misses the mark. I really wish these would have held up better, but next time I'll be going with another brand for sure! The look awesome and fit great but the material is junk, don't buy this fleece- you can get the same quality much cheaper!
    Date published: 2014-04-11
    Rated5out of5byfromCould Live in ItContinues to work extremely well as a casual and warm layer underneath a heavy jacket for harsh winters. Fits easily beneath outer layer and nice enough to wear over business clothing to/from work. Has proved surprisingly wind-proof on camping trips.
    Date published: 2014-02-06
    Rated2out of5byfromLooks nice; wears very poorlyI have had this fleece sweater for 3 weeks. It was exactly the style and weight I was looking for. I washed it once after purchase, handwash/gentle, cold water, tumble dry no heat. Came out just fine. But, after wearing with a white oxford shirt, I noticed that the interior shed copious amounts of fine lint. Carrying a bookbag on my shoulder walking 15 mins to work has begun to wear a spot where the bag rubs on the sweater near the waistline. It is piling badly and the fleece is wearing thin after only 3 weeks of light, casual use. This is unacceptable. The fleece is very flawed and I imagine Patagonia will not be making this sweater for very much longer. I'm going to try and get a refund.
    Date published: 2013-11-07
    Rated5out of5byfromJust right between dress and casualJust right weight for cool days and perfect style to be casual but attractive enough to look good in most situations. Pockets are zippered but do not scrape hands and none of the zippers catch cloth or stick! Very comfortable.
    Date published: 2013-10-18
    Rated5out of5byfromLove itThis is my new "go to" fleece. Size small is a perfect fit for me (5' 11" 160 lbs). Very soft and comfortable on the inside. The outside is a knit pattern which I like because pet hair doesn't stick to it as much. Warm on its own unless its really windy, then I put a shell over it and its perfect. Layers very well. Not sure its the best "rough wear" jacket but it'll do fine for day hikes, camping or general wear. A bit pricey but I feel that it will last a long time and I like supporting Patagonia for their business transparency and excellent repair/return policy.
    Date published: 2013-09-04
    Rated5out of5byfromNice jacket!I needed a new fleece and my sister got this for me for Christmas. She did an excellent job! This jacket looks great and is warm. It's not bulky like my old North Face Denali. The zipper does get stuck a little on occasion but has never come off track. It's not very windproof but doesn't claim to be either. Overall, great jacket!
    Date published: 2013-03-11
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat Sweater/JacketThis is a great, warm sweater jacket. The only con my husband did not like is the bottom is a bit wide for him and there is not an adjustable band, nor an elastic band on the bottom.
    Date published: 2013-02-06
    Rated4out of5byfromIt's my 'go to jacket'This has become my everyday jacket. I live in So CAL (Huntington Beach) so it's not like it gets terribly cold. I wear this fleece jacket generally in the mornings on the way to work or when taking the kids to the park. I don't expect this piece to be super warm or wind proof…causes it's not. Think of it more as lightweight casual jacket. If I want a performance fleece for backpacking or running in cold weather I'll use my other Patagonia fleece jacket (R3/ high loft fleece). So if you're looking for a lightweight casual fleece jacket, this guy will work perfect. The fit could be better…because this jacket is kind of stretchy it works ok for me. I'm 5'10" tall and weigh ~174lbs…avg height. I'm not skinny nor am I really overweight…just a bit stocky. I wear a medium for most of my Patagonia gear. Ideally I'd have a bit more room in the chest/ shoulder area. Patagonia says this is more of a normal 'fit' jacket, vs my other R3/ HighLoft fleece which is more of a tailored fit. Overall, I'm happy with my purchase. I have the black and it looks nice enough to wear in a professional office environments. I'll wear it w/ slacks and dress shirt all the time…or also with shorts and flip flops. Patagonia, like REI has awesome customer service and 100% satisfaction guarantee… you can't beat it.
    Date published: 2013-01-19

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