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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's is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 10.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from It'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: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it This 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: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Looks nice; wears very poorly I 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: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from I wanted to like it, but it is not warm I loved the look of the sweater. Loved the feel of the sweater. Perfect balance of weight and style. It seemed to be perfect for kicking around the house or for going to work. BUT, it offers zero warmth, and offers zero protection from the breeze. I bought it as I am going to go hiking in Scotland in January where it is windy and the temperature is between 20-30, which is not very cold. I thought that this would be a perfect jacket for walking around town etc. I decided to try it out by walking to and from work in San Diego in late November early December (over two weeks). I know that it is not a windproof jacket, and I am someone who runs warm, but it offered zero warmth in 50F weather with a slight breeze. The wind flows through the jacket as though it isn't there - on the plus side it is very breathable. I took it off and put on a merino half-zip sweater and the difference was instantly noticeable - the merino half-zip was infinitely warmer. A final point, the zipper is bulky, that is, when you sit down, it bunches up. I really wanted to like this jacket, but it failed in its primary function of keeping the wearer warm. Needless to say I have returned the product.
    Date published: 2014-04-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sweater/Jacket This 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: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice 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: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just right between dress and casual Just 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: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Could Live in It Continues 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: 2014-03-21

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