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These are awesome for layering They wash up beautifully and can also be worn as a shirt alone. They are that classy. Will buy more and also are very warm but not hot. They regulate body heat very well
- Gender: Female
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Bought this shirt in "Isle" for a shark diving trip out to the Farallon Islands where I knew it could be windy, foggy and cold. It fit really well. Contoured but not super tight, and very soft and comfortable. I tend to get really cold and was able to wear this under a windbreaker for most of the trip. The Isle color is beautiful!
When will it be in stock?
Kristine, you might want to use the chat now feature and ask a gear head that question.
I love Icebreaker tops. I have few of them in different colors and thickness. Body fit 260 is tight to body as the name says, so it does work remarkable as a base layer but as a stand alone top, will show the love handles, if you have any ;-)
Great product, wonderful quality after many washes, and wicks moisture perfectly and keep you dry and cozy.
I got this shirt in Dark Dusk color from my Boyfriend. Besides the great fit I didn't really think too much of it until it got tested in the feild. Let me tell you, this is a great baselayer when it's chili! It's not synthetic like many other tops and you can really tell the difference. Now this top is my first choice for backpacking, hiking, running, skiing, etc.
I am really happy with the fit and feel of this shirt. I am tall (6'1") and was pleased to find out that the XL fit me in both body length and arm length (which is hard to find with performance tops!). After reading rave reviews about the warmth of this shirt I was really looking forward to having it for the ski season, unfortunately I find myself still packing on the extra layers even with this top. It's definitely not worth the shelf price.
I bought 2 of these shirts on SAC, and have fallen in love. They keep you warm, fit exquisitely, and fight off smell, even after a hard day. They're soft, and I really appreciate active clothing that fits me like a woman instead of a guy's size small. Also, the length is perfect in back, especially for my long torso.
For your own sizing needs, I'm 5'11", mid-size B cup, 135 lbs. and I usually wear a medium, and a medium Icebreaker fit perfectly.
I've tried wool before and couldn't wear it next to my skin or even over a light under layer. Icebreaker clothing is totally different. The fit and the feel is great. It doesn't itch, it doesn't smell and it keeps me both warm and cool. I wore these in Vietnam in both heat and chill and they worked well in either condition. The 260 is a nice weight. Small fits me well at 5'6", 110 lbs. but its not overly tight so could fit someone who weighs more. I have average to long arms and the sleeves are perfect.
This shirt is a little longer and slimmer than their other, lighter weight shirts. Despite this, it's a great shirt. Very warm, pretty heavy duty. And it doesn't stink. What more could you want?
I had been eying an icebreaker top for a long time since I have heard so many wonderful things about them. I think its more hype and name that you pay for that a quality product. I do love the top. Its the perfect thickness and warmth. The cut is perfect for me, its a feminine fit without being overly fitted. Would pay sale price again, but not worth list.
Is this shirt tight or loose fit?
Slim fit but looser than CW-X stuff. Also a looser fit than SmartWool's base layers.
i got this for myself & one of my friends. it's GREAT! it's thick, but not too thick, and it fits well. kept us warm the morning of our 5K run! i highly recommend this shirt! holds up well after a wash, too.