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Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Vest - Men\'s


    Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Vest - Men's

    Soft, warm and durable, the men's Patagonia Better Sweater vest handles a blustery afternoon at the crags—or an early morning meeting—with dignity and style. See details

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    Item # 809229

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    Soft, warm and durable, the men's Patagonia Better Sweater vest handles a blustery afternoon at the crags—or an early morning meeting—with dignity and style.

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    Soft, warm and durable, the men's Patagonia Better Sweater vest handles a blustery afternoon at the crags—or an early morning meeting—with dignity and style.

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    Soft, warm and durable, the men's Patagonia Better Sweater vest handles a blustery afternoon at the crags—or an early morning meeting—with dignity and style.

    • 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
    • The resilient knit face resembles wool and the plush fleece interior feels broken-in
    • Front zipper has a garage and windflap to fight chilly gusts
    • Contrasting trim detail at wind flap, pockets, armholes and hem lend nice finish details
    • Better Sweater vest features zip handwarmer and chest pockets
    • 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 Vest - Men's Specs
    Best use
    Polyester / polyester blend
    Polyester fleece
    Polyester fleece
    26.5 inches
    Fabric type
    Insulation type
    Back length
    Back length (in.)

    Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Vest - Men's

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    Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Vest - Men'sis rated4.375out of5by8.
    Rated4out of5byfromcomfycomfy, warm, casual.
    Date published: 2014-03-17
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat all purpose vestFits well, like the longer legnth.
    Date published: 2013-12-12
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat for a day hike with a slight chillGreat, non-bulky vest to keep your core warm.
    Date published: 2013-12-07
    Rated5out of5byfromExcellent ProductGreat Vest. warm and very sharp looking. The knit construction seems as though it could catch and pull, but nothing yet!
    Date published: 2013-10-25
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat VestFit and look are perfect. Not loose or too tight in torso (I am 6'2", 185 lbs and large fit like a glove). Zippered pockets stow things securely. I recommend this vest for casual wear and/or winter sports.
    Date published: 2013-05-02
    Rated4out of5byfromVery Nice Product Fits DifferentlyI have admired this fleece vest for years. It is beautifully designed and doesn't look like techno-nerd wear. It is versatile and can be dressed up or down. I ordered a size large, which is my usual Patagonia size. The garment is considered a regular fit. Compared to all of the other Patagonia clothing that I have owned, it is a bit snug in the chest. It's a bit longer than other vests, but I'm OK with that. The XL would have been too big for me. Other than the variation in the fit from what I am used to with other Patagonia garments, it's great. There have been other reviews that question the durability of the fabric, with a lot of pilling issues, but it's too soon to tell on that score.
    Date published: 2013-05-02
    Rated4out of5byfromEvening WearGreat for wearing out on the town.
    Date published: 2013-05-01
    Rated5out of5byfromAttractive vestJust bought this. I wanted to replace my old fleece vest I primarily use in town, but also as a mid layer when stopped for lunches, breaks while out hiking or skiing in winter. This was very attractive, and bought it spur of the moment, knowing that Patagonia doesn't go on sale that often. I went online because the tags on the garment don't discuss the product, except the regular fit aspect and the Common Threads Initiative. Nothing about the fabric, the design, and so on. I went to REI's website to see the product description and read the reviews. The review that focussed on the fit struck me. They are right, it is a weird fold there if you have the vest zipped all the way up to the top of the collar, and sit down. However, let's be realistic. In town, say in the office or in a restaurant, you will likely have the zipper zipped down to at least mid chest if not lower. When that happens, that weird, stark fold disappears. I keep my zipper down indoors because this vest is pretty warm, especially fully zipped up. In the woods or backcountry, who cares, especially if this is a mid layer, because the outer layer will cover this while you are sitting chowing down and fueling up. I also checked out the Better Jacket version. It does not have the chest pocket like the vest, maybe the chest pocket creates the stiffness in the upper section of the vest, and the lower hand pockets soften the lower part of the vest, yielding the weird fold just below the chest. Maybe this doesn't happen with the jacket. So it's an attractive vest in town or in the backcountry; you have to work around or ignore that fold. Don't see how you can change the design to avoid the fold problem as the wind flap behind the zipper is a great feature.
    Date published: 2012-09-16

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