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Patagonia El Ray Shirt - Men's

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    • Whole Weave/Big Sur BluePast season color

    12 Reviews


    El Ray es el guapo.

    Be careful when wrangling snakes in the desert; although your Patagonia El Ray Short-Sleeve Shirt is wrinkle and UV-resistant, it won’t stop a snake bite. Despite this limitation, the recycled polyester and nylon fabric helps keep you cool as you study reptiles in the sweltering heat, so that you look and smell fresh for a night out at a nearby cantina.

    • Polyester/nylon blend
    • Moisture wicking finish
    • Wrinkle resistant
    • Regular fit
    • Shirttail hem
    • UPF 40
    • Dual snap chest pockets
    • Bluesign approved fabric
    • Item #PAT00NE

    Tech Specs

    98% nylon, 2% polyester
    short sleeve, button down
    2 chest snap
    Claimed Weight
    5.4 oz
    Recommended Use
    casual, hiking, travel
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    Bought as a gift

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XL
    • Height: 6'3"
    • Weight: 215lbs

    My bf got this as a bday gift. The color was a little brighter than I expected, but was probably my fault for ordering the BLUE. It is true to size. He normally wears XL in shirts and that's what I ordered. Fits great. He is pleased.

    Why did I buy this?

      Because the El Ray is the most AWESOME of shirts out there! Great fit, though not what I would call a regular fit if I compare this shirt to the puckerware shirts that Patagonia offers. It is just a perfect mix of hot weather comfort and easy care! Dries fast , lightweight, and great for everyday wear! If you don't have this shirt you need one...oh and btw, I bought another in S/S and another on the L/S...highly recommended!

      I look like Jimmy!

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: XL
      • Height: 6'
      • Weight: 210lbs

      This is a great shirt! I work with Jimmy Elam and one day found we have the same great taste in clothing as we were both wearing the El Ray in the happy bolders/catalyst blue. At that moment I knew how good I must look in this shirt because he looked pretty sharp.

      The Perfect Summer Shirt

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Small
      • Height: 5'7"
      • Weight: 130lbs

      I switch off wearing the El Ray and Bandito shirts from Patagonia on a daily basis. Seriously, they're the only two shirts that I wear all summer long. One of my favorite things about the El Ray is its wrinkle resistance. One bummer is that the El Ray gets stinky quicker than my Bandito. So, instead of being able to wear it for five days straight like the Bandito, I have to wash it every couple uses. Besides that, the El Ray is an insanely comfortable and bomber shirt that I would be happy wearing on any summer day.

      Boss shirt

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size

      The thing that I love about this shirt besides the style and quality is that it is made out of mainly nylon. It's a great shirt for almost any adventure and then can be used as a casual dress shirt with ease. Snap buttons make this easy on and easy off. Highly recommend this shirt. Goat worthy!!!

      Top notch!

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: XL
      • Height: 5'11"
      • Weight: 220lbs

      This has a great fit! I have room in the shoulders to move my arms around with out the fabric getting to tight and it allows fantastic freedom of motion. The left breast pocket has the hole for a pen which I love. The material is light and this is a very comfortable shirt. You should get one!

      Soft and comfort

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: M
      • Height: 5'83"
      • Weight: 165lbs

      This shirt is quite soft, smooth and comfort.

      I bought when season sale, a good buy. It makes you feel cool, also breathes well.

      The shirt is made in China and very well made. So I know that Patagonia has a good quality control system. (Made-in-China could be wonderful but you need to clarify your standards).

      I am 178cm/75KG, a M is little trim fit but I know the L will be too baggy.

      I will recommend this to my friend.


      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: Runs large

      I've always somewhat hated button up shirts, simply because the buttons are annoying! The El Ray has snap buttons that make life so much better. Originally I ordered an XL but the shirt ended up being way too big. Then I purchased a size L through steep & cheap. Could have gone with a medium, but the large fits great and has a bit more room in the arms. Overall it's an amazing shirt, cool, lightweight, durable and stylish. My only complain is there are only two plaid color options. Hopefully next season there are some more colors to choose from.

      Fan Favorite!

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

      Thankfully, I am not covered in yeti fur and need sun protection - enter the El Ray shirt. These shirts are equally at home in the office, at the bar or on the river and provide UPF that won't wear off. All Patagonia products are tested independently to meet Australian/New Zealand or AATCC protocols. Basically, <5% of the suns UV rays pass through the product. Just a solid shirt that is durable and comfortable. One tip for longevity, just wash in cold and air dry. If you are hitting the town, just throw it in the dryer on low for 5 quick minutes and skip the iron. These shirts are consistent with PAT and bluesign technologies (helping to evaluate and reduce resource consumption in PAT's materials supply chain) ensuring that PAT uses approved chemicals, processes, materials and products that are safe for the environment, safe for workers and safe for the end customer. Thanks for giving a damn Patagonia - good on ya!