Rated2out of5byLaCafromCute but dries too slowlyI purchased this top for a multi-day rafting trip. I wanted a garment that would protect from UV and dry quickly after getting splashed in rapids. It did definitely protect from sunburn and I appreciated not having to continually reapply sunscreen. However, the top dried too slowly and left me freezing. I purchased this item in the store so I didn't read the full product description available on the website that states "dries in 30 minutes". That is at least how long it took to dry while wearing it, but that was much too long to remain comfortable. The gathered bits at the waist took even longer to dry.
The top is super cute and flattering and I received numerous compliments. The sizing seemed odd but suited my body type. I am tallish (5'8") with an unusually broad shoulders, long torso and arms, and small bust. The large fit me perfectly. I usually wear a medium or small in most other tops. If you have a large bust this top probably won't fit you very well.
I liked that I could actually use the thumb hole/partial glove option as usually sleeves aren't long enough for me to actually put my thumb in the hole comfortably. If you have short or average length arms then the sleeves will likely be too long.
Also, I wish that the fabric breathed better, it left me feeling itchy.
Maybe this would work better for a different application than rafting where you aren't repeatedly getting wet.dry/wet/dry.
Date published: 2013-08-03
Rated4out of5byBen the Outdoorsy GuyfromWorks well, haven't used in the sunIt is doing the job, but haven't used it for sun protection.
Date published: 2013-05-20
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