Rated 5 out of 5 by Bster Excellent Jacket
I had an anorak like this from Bean's many years ago, and am very happy to see it return. It's very difficult to find anoraks, at least for women. The material is soft and the size is just right - I always wear a medium in Bean tops and this is the same. I can easily fit a lightweight fleece under it. Very comfortable and I love the style. Thank you for bringing it back!
April 26, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by LondonDupree Yay for classics!
I still have my brother's jacket from the early '90s and I love it. I've always wondered if these would ever come back. The similar ones that fold away are always so crinkly and sound like I'm wearing a paper bag. Imagine my excitement when, before Christmas, seeing the old school back packs coming back (please please please bring back the gray!) I had to check and I was so glad to see these. I got one for me and one for my husband who also missed them. They're perfect, nice soft material, low enough to cover my butt, roomy enough to wear over a sweater, and just how I remembered them. I LOVE the elderberry. Thanks so much for bringing back the classics!
January 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by activeoutdoorsylady great light top layer
This anorak is a perfect outer layer for hiking and outdoor activities. The fit is right on, is comfortable, quiet and sheds a light rain. Another great LL Bean product.
December 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by kycountrygirl Nice Addition
This is the perfect addition to wear in rainy weather when it is too warm for coat. It runs large allowing to wear over layered clothing.
December 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Briannamom Good fit and great look
I bought this for walking the dogs on rainy spring and fall days.
Love the style, and it's roomy enough to layer a turtleneck and a hoodie underneath.
Thanks LL Bean!
December 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by hospitalnurse Eternal jacket
This jacket lasts forever. I believe I have one of the original
lined jackets from 1984. I still wear it because I love it. I just wish
LL Bean would bring back the thinsulate lined version of this
jacket, so I could get a different color. Then I would be a happy woman.
October 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by BeanshoprinMA wow!
Ok, so my friend showed up the other night with her new anorak on... and I was so excited to discover they were brought back. I logged on here tonight to order a new one for myself because I love this jacket. My problem? My original red anorak that I bought in the summer of 1992 is still going strong and I've talked myself out of getting a new one until my old one shows any signs of wear or distress. :) I'll see if they have sizes for my kids, however. If these new anoraks are ANYTHING like the old ones (and they look to be), you won't be disappointed!
October 13, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Gemini730 Very Nice Jacket-fit runs large
Very nice jacket-the fit does run large. I`m 5 feet 2 and a half-109 lbs. Petite extra small was of stock-ordered petite small. Petite extra small would have fit better, but petite small is okay, just a little bit large.Perfect for cool fall/spring weather in East Texas.
September 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by RoxiFlawless Great Jacket!
I am a plus size gal (225 lbs. and 5'11") and usually wear a 2X in tops and a 1X in bottoms as I carry my extra weight in my middle. After reading the reviews on this jacket, I ordered both the 1X in red and 2X in the navy. The 1X fits great with a long sleeve t-shirt underneath and the 2X fits great over a bulky sweatshirt. I absolutely love the big zipper kangaroo pocket. These jackets will be great at my son's baseball games and all of the outdoor sporting events we like to attend. No need to bring a purse since everything I need can be secured in the zipper pocket!
August 14, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by lostandfound Not what I expected
Comfortable, but then again I sized up on purpose. It is a good fit and it keeps me dry for the most part on rainy days. However, I cannot expect to be outside in the rain for too long before I start feeling the dampness from the rain on my skin. I expected it to be completely waterproof but it is only slightly water resistant.
As a result, I am disappointed. But it is a good rain jacket and I have a feeling it will be very durable.
July 11, 2013