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Patagonia Better Sweater Jacket - Women's

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    112 Reviews

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    This sweater is better.

    Long gone are the days of moth-bitten woolen sweaters that are beyond repair: say hello to the Patagonia Women's Better Sweater Jacket. This warm fleece offers you the best of both worlds with its sweater-inspired knit and fleece interior, which is equal parts cozy and durable. Additionally, this bluesign approved fabric is spun with heathered yarns and dyed using a low-impact process that ultimately reduces the use of dyestuffs, energy, and water (in comparison to conventional dyeing processes). A stand-up collar prevents brisk winds from permeating your core warmth, while the princess seams and raglan sleeves offer unimpeded mobility—making the Better Sweater ideal for just about all activities. Meanwhile the bevvy of pockets keep all of your small necessities close at hand and secure. So whether you're weeding the garden, climbing with friends, or simply taking a walk downtown, the Better Sweater Jacket assures steadfast style, comfort, and versatility.

    • A versatile, flattering fleece for climbing or casual wear
    • Durable, soft fabric is inspired by knit sweaters
    • Raglan sleeves and princess seams assure a comfortable fit
    • Bevvy of pockets keep necessities close at hand
    • Front zipper is equipped with wind flap and welt closure
    • Item #PAT010U

    Tech Specs

    Material
    100% polyester
    Fit
    slim
    Length
    hip
    Pockets
    2 zippered hand, 2 drop-in, 1 zippered arm
    Claimed Weight
    16 oz
    Recommended Use
    skiing, hiking & camping, casual
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

    Tech Specs

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    Go-To Ski Sweater

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XS
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 120lbs

    I love to wear this sweater when I go skiing! Easy on-off since it is a full-zip. I wear it with my thermals under and then if I get too hot (which, if you wear this under an insulated ski jacket you will be nice and toasty) I just take this one off. So comfortable and cute, super durable. I have had this sweater for 2 years and it still looks like new!

    Great Fall and Mild Winter Jacket

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large

    Very comfortable and soft. Perfect warmth for a California type winter. Fitted in the waist, sleeves and overall length is long without being excessive. The Dark Currant colorway is a nice, rich wine color that is noticeable without popping too much

    Year round use

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    I gave this as a gift, and here is a review:

    This is the perfect jacket for year round use! Just the right warmth for those cooler summer nights, wear a long sleeve underneath it in the spring/fall, and use it as a layer for the colder months! Great fit to wear while active, days at the office, or nights on the town.

    A must have for cold weather days!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size

    I bought this as a gift for my friend's birthday two weeks ago and she's worn it every day since. The sweater is a timeless Patagonia piece. It's super durable, so it's handling the excessive wear really well. My friend raves about being able to wear it to the office as an outer layer and on cold morning hikes in the PNW as a mid layer. The fabric insulates the wearer from windy days extremely well and the breathability is comparable to wool pieces.
    I highly recommend the Better Sweater to anyone that wants a functional layer to keep them warm and to anyone that wants to enjoy the benefits of a durable outdoor piece without looking like they're wearing outdoor gear.

    So cozy and comfy!

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: Large
    • Height: 5'8"
    • Weight: 155lbs

    I love this! It was my first ever purchase of a Patagonia jacket. I will warn that it does run small. I have always been a size a Medium in everything, so that's what I originally ordered, and it was uncomfortably tight. So I ordered a large and it fits much better. Other than the sizing though I highly recommend!

    Better Indeed!

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size

    I gave this as a gift, here's what they had to say:

    I’ve been thinking about purchasing a Patagonia sweater for a long time and finally settled on the full zip. I love the color and the zipper on the arm. Great for morning runs with the dogs.

    Loved it so much I bought it for my mom

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XS
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    I've had this sweater for almost a year and love it. I just recently purchased the same jacket for my mom because she had commented on how much she liked it. It's stylish, comfy, and warm. I love it for spring or fall days that aren't too, too cold, but love to wear a down coat over it if it's really cold. Then I'm plenty warm. I'm usually an xs/s in tops and the xs fits me great. If I wanted to wear a long sleeve under it though, I probably would need a size small.

    The Better Sweater

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small

    I love my better sweater so much I had to get myself a pullover as well as the jacket. I purchased the jacket in the smokey violet color and I am very pleased with the actual jacket color - it looks true to the image.

    Fall Must-Have

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'2"

    You can never go wrong with Patagonia! You need this in your wardrobe as you gear up for fall/winter! This is such a comfy jacket. After buying so many pullovers I decided it was time for one that zips. This jacket is super warm and cute with all the necessary pockets.

    I would say the fit is true to size, but I did go up one size so that it would be big and comfy. If I would have gone with my regular size it would have been a perfect fit and not very loose, so I went up to make it loose and comfy. I love it! It is a great staple item for cooler weather.

    Bought this as a gift and she loves it!

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size

    I bought this as a gift for a family member int he pelican colorway and she loves it! The pelican color is a nice neutral that can be paired back to almost anything and keeps you warm on those chilly summer nights. Great for activity or casual!

    Love the sweater - color a bit off

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size

    I love this sweater. A nicer look than my synchilla pullovers so I feel like I can wear this out to dinner and such.

    My only complaint is the color. I have the raw linen. It looks online like a creamy/oatmeal color but in person has an odd sort of neon green undertone. Still like it and my boyfriend is super fond of the color, just thought it would be more cream colored.

    Better Jacket

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: XS
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 118lbs

    Another awesome fleece from Patagonia! I got this sweater because I have the 1/4 zip one in dark ruby and while I love it, I wanted one that was a little more versatile (and that had pockets). I normally wear a size XS (I'm 5'3, 118 lbs). I got the 1/4 zip in a size small based on reviews and it fits pretty well. In this version, I heard it ran bigger so I got a XS. I honestly could have done an XXS but I can layer under this one, if needed. I got the hemlock green and it's a really pretty color. The sleeve and torso length are perfect on me, as well. I love that the pockets zip up and that there are also hidden pockets on the inside. It's a great layering piece for hiking. I wore it today on a hike in 30 degree sunny weather and felt perfectly warm and have also worn it under a shell for added insulation. Definitely recommend!

    Better Jacket

    Good Jacket

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: S
    • Height: 5'6"

    I wish it had a more flattering fit, but overall a good jacket. Very warm. It is kind of boxy and the arms are short if you are tall. I wear a XS in other jackets and had to get a S in this due to arm length.

    Totally agree with you on the strange arm length! I had the same jacket in XS and S -- the XS's sleeves were too short but the S's torso area fit awkwardly...

    Update: Recently ordered another to give it another shot, and it seems that Patagonia updated the item with a sleeker, more tailored fit.

    She loves it!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    Since I had one the girlfriend and to have one too. Its now her go to fleece when we go out. The fit is perfect and she loves mobility of it. She also layers it under her jacket for extra warmth. She as nothing but good things to say about it.

    Patagonia Better Sweater Jacket – Women’s

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Large

    I bought this as a gift for my mother and she absolutely loves this jacket. It is very comfy and the materials and quality of construction are wonderful, as I’ve come to expect from Patagonia.

    Unanswered Question

    Is there Men who wear womens xl? Waist line and armhole is extreamly differ from mens?