The ideal companion for anything brisk autumn evening stroll to a full-day adventure.
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- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Love this thing.
Sharp looking, well made, great fit, warm.
I'm 5'9", reasonably toned 172 and the medium fits well.
Just ordered another!
The only reason for 1 star deduction is my dog put a couple holes in the sleeve from jumping on me, and it seemed to happen a bit too easily (not to mention my disappointment!). So I've got some minor concern regarding ruggedness of the material.
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Picked this up on SAC and am thrilled with it-- very warm and soft. I have a wonderful early opinion of this fleece. The fabric could be described as being similar to a thin sweatshirt made of wool. The fit is true to other icebreaker items. I am 6" 180lbs with broad shoulders and the large is perfect.
- Gender: Male
This merino piece is very nice. I love the realfleece. Its added loft makes it quite warm for its weight and the merino means you won't stink, even after multiple uses. The Sierra has a nice little pocket on the left arm with a hole for headphones, very cool.
Love it. I wear this all the time. Very nice, clean and looks good. Only draw back is the sizing. I am 6'2" and have pretty decent sized shoulders and a XXL is fairly tight throughout the back, chest and arms. Fits me perfectly but if you are on the large side you may want to look else where. If you think it will fit I would highly recommend it.
Do I understand correctly that the Real Fleece is a natural material, rather than synthetics as usual Fleece?
Hey Pavel, yes they use a natural material. Icebreaker uses 100% Merino Wool, which comes from New Zealand Sheep.
Merino Wool is great stuff, since I got my first Merino wool shirt, I was sold and have been slowly ridding my closet of cotton and synthetics.
And another tid bit- when you shear a sheep what comes off is actually called "fleece". Which is why Icebreaker named this stuff RealFleece.
It's about time someone took "fleece" back for natural products.