Rated 5 out of 5áby seattlekd Excellent all-purpose rain jacket!
I can't say enough about how great this jacket is for a rain jacket. It's a bit on the pricey side for a rain jacket, but well worth it if you are out in the rain a lot.
I bought this jacket for a family member last Christmas, and she loved it so much that I decided to buy myself one this year, as I recently got a new puppy who needs a lot of walking, and well, it rains a lot here in Seattle!
I normally wear a size 8-10, and am of medium height, and the size medium fit me perfectly, with just enough room to wear a sweater or fleece jacket underneath, but not too much room. The dark royal blue is a good color that blends well with most of my wardrobe. The jacket is well made, with a good hood and velcro on the sleeves. I have received a number of compliments on the jacket, which is surprising for a raincoat!
November 14, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5áby Lee61 Just okay for me..
I ordered the royal blue and it's a lot lighter then the picture. The fabric is extremely thin, I do hope it's a least waterproof. It is just okay, and it basically overpriced. I don't mind paying for top quality, but not if it isn't and I would never recommend it.
February 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby MusicWriter Fifth time is a charm!
After I returned the last one with its zipper stuck (had to climb out of it), came back for a last try and found this almost perfect jacket that was there all the time. The (one way) zipper worked first time up; fit snugly over my fleece jackets; zip pockets don't scrape the flesh off my knuckles; a generous hood covers without obstructing sight lines, The bright orange color can be seen 2 states. The fabric is the least noisy of the tech types. Thanks, LL Bean. I love you. Again.
February 19, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5áby OlympiaGal Not waterproof
While I love the color and most of the features of this jacket, the reason I bought it was as a waterproof barrier. In this respect, it is a complete failure. The jacket was as wet inside as out.
February 18, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5áby phdog Keeps rain out but bad hood design
They may have redesigned the hood, but when I bought it, the hood was detachable (the description here doesn't say anything about the hood). When you pull the hood up, the pieces at the front aren't long enough to meet, so there is no way to keep the hood up. You either have to keep one hand exposed holding the ends together, or live with the first gust of wind blowing the hood off. I just got drenched while I was walking the dog.
February 7, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5áby Jaxster Unable to fold
The description of the jacket states that it folds into its own pocket and shows it folded inside out with a zipper on top of the pocket yet there is no zipper on the inside pockets, just zippers on the right side out pockets! Is there a way to show how to fold it in the product description?
January 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby PennsylvaniaGirl Great rain jacket! Look no further!
Last year my rain jacket (not LLBean) was no longer waterproof and I needed a quick replacement for a rainy summer in Cambridge, England. Of course I went right to LLBean for a solution. I ordered myself the XS Petite in Black and it's a great fit (I'm 5', 115lbs) and loose enough that I can layer a Fitness Fleece under it. It's lightweight, comfortable, has roomy pockets, and the zippers are of good quality. My husband even thought that my rain jacket is better than his (not an LLBean jacket). My only complaint is that I didn't buy a different color (although I really like the Black) because my husband's rain jacket is so dark navy that it looks black and we look like we're wearing the same jacket (but we're not). Now there are very attractive colors available that weren't available when I bought mine, but knowing LLBean's products, my rain jacket will last a very long time and I won't need to replace it anytime soon. Great rain jacket!
January 6, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5áby rainydayrunner NOT waterproof!
I am extremely disappointed with this jacket from L.L.Bean- it is not waterproof! I used it twice during a steady rain and both times I came in drenched to the skin- unbelievable for such a reputable company.
December 29, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5áby fisherko Jacket was ok
The jacket was ok. But at the price point and expecting Bean's normal quality I was disappointed in it. I liked the color and the length but not the fabric and fit so ultimately returned it and went for a H2Off jacket with a liner. If you're looking for a warm weather rain jacket it's probably fine but you'll need something else or layers if it's chilly.
December 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5áby AFSNYC Lightweight and warm rain jacket
I was looking for something to take on my honeymoon to New Zealand (known for being rainy on and off and warm, cold, ALL of the temperatures). After lots of comparing at LLBean, I decided on this guy in yellow because of the other great reviews. On misty days with light drizzle, it was beyond perfect. In torrential rain it was still fantastic (maybe letting in a little extra moisture/cold but still keeping most of the rain out), and on all days, it kept me pretty fantastically warm. The large enabled me to wear many layers underneath, including a North Face fleece at times, and the jacket zipped up into a convenient pocket pouch which made for easy packing.
December 17, 2013