Reviewed by BB from Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, February 15, 2012
I wanted to like this because I've always wanted a lightweight but warm outer layer with thumb holes in the sleeves. Unfortunately the sleeves were a little too short for me to be able to use the holes correctly and it just felt weird having a hole on my wrist. It was soft and comfortable and I debated keeping it but since my favorite thing about it (thumb holes) didn't work out, I returned it.
Reviewed by river rat from TX on Saturday, January 14, 2012
I wish this fit well because i love the cozy warm material and the thumb holes. I'm 5'3" and this is way too long for me. I usually wear a medium and this is TIGHT around my hips. Definitely buy a size up! Sorry I have to return it. :(
Chest Size: Feels too small
Cons: Poor Fit, Runs a size small, Too long if you're 5'3"
Reviewed by Girlie-Girl from Sunnyvale, CA on Monday, December 19, 2011
The first one I got was from the manufacturer in a wine color. I loved it so much, I jumped at the chance to get alternate colors on Sierra Trading Post for even less.
Fit: I'm 5'5 1/2, 134 lbs. and 37.5" across the bust. The medium fit me great, but still left room for thin layers underneath. I have a little bit of a tummy and it was not noticeable with this one. I also have a short waist and longish arms, but I still found the fit to be flattering and the arms and thumb holes to be just right. I also really liked the length in the back. I'm not one to wear super low-cut pants, but I still liked the coverage in the back.
Warmth: I went hiking in 50 degree NorCal weather and it was plenty warm with one thin t-shirt underneath in the shade. I actually got a little too warm once we started moving and the sun came out.
Minor Cons: 1)With a hat, hiking poles, and back pack on, it was a little difficult to get this off on the trail without assistance or putting something down.
2) The dye on the black is not as dark as it could be, but it is only noticeable up close. It hasn't been washed yet, but I have the feeling the color will become more washed out after a few washes. However, I still think it is a good value. I have no complaints with dye/color of the light blue and the wine color.
Best Uses: Casual Wear, Hiking, Outdoor Activities