Love it!!

Verified Buyer Reviewed by Kate from northern Illinois on Thursday, February 18, 2016
Love this shirt. I have a few 150 weight base layers but wanted something less sheer and just a tad warmer. I wear a 14/16 top and am 5'8". This is plenty roomy for me in an XL, but not baggy or bulky. I wanted this for a mid-layer, didn't want it too form fitting and it's perfect. It's just long enough in the torso (mid-hip) and arms. Actually wore this over a size L 150 weight long sleeve base layer with a light winter jacket in 20 degree windy weather for a two hour hike and was warm without overheating.
I live in merino wool base layers and socks in the fall/ winter and can always count on them to keep me warm. And they never smell, even after days of wear. I've pretty much replaced all my cotton and polyester base layers with merino wool. It performs so much better in my opinion.
Ordered the grey stripe, which is 2 shades of grey, not cream, A good neutral color.
Loved this so much I ordered 3 more in L for 1st layer. Fit is form fitting, yet comfortable. No difference in torso or arm length between L and XL. The grey dots is gorgeous. The taupe is actually purple, taupe and white, very pretty. Also ordered a solid, the imperial purple, which is a blue tone purple.
I wash these inside out on delicate with Woolite (no fabric softener) and dry draped over a clothes line. That way, no pilling or shrinkage. Treated right, will last years.
I also own a few pieces of Icebreaker, Terramar and Supernatural base layers, but Smartwool is my favorite.
My only complaint, I wish Smartwool offered tall sizes. I'd like another inch or two in length in the torso.
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