Awesome jacket for fall/spring/rainy summers

Verified Buyer Reviewed by Hiking Anna from San Francisco on Tuesday, March 22, 2016
This jacket is great. It met all the things I wanted in my new jacket:
- it's warmer than a super-thin spring jacket, but it's not too hot, and not puffy; maybe as warm as a medium wool coat, but somehow you don't overheat in this; also, the hood is lined so it gives some extra-warmth. You can probably comfortably wear it in the 30s with a warm fleece, but not much below that. I've mostly worn it with temps in the 40s and 50s with thin sweaters underneath and it's great for that.
- I wanted something that's a bit water-resistant, this one is waterproof; I haven't tried it in the rain, but one good thing so far is that you don't get sweaty;
- it looks very classy and has a great fit;
- it's not restricting at all and I can bike in it with no problems;

In addition, I really liked that it has an inner zipper that goes down to your hips (but not over them) and up to your chin. This keeps out the wind much better than other trench coats that only have buttons. Also, you can just close the zipper a bit and leave the buttons open, and your coat stays put when it's breezy.

About the sizing: I'm 5'8" and weigh 165 lbs, I'm athletic, so I'm smaller than a 165 lbs couch potato, bra size 34D, and usually wear medium tops (Loft, Uniqlo, other Columbia clothes) and mostly large pants (size 8 for Loft, 30 L in Gap jeans). I fit into the medium very well with room to spare so I can wear a thick sweater underneath; only the third button of the coat should not be any tighter than it is. I also tried the large, which was too large in the shoulders and belly for me.
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