Rated 5 out of 5 by Sunflour Beautiful, high-quality, great fit!
I am 5' 6" and a thin 115 lbs. I ordered the Medium and it fits perfectly. The Small might have worked, but I like to have room for fleece or a sweater. And with the draw cord at the hem, I can still adjust the fit for my narrow hips. Some reviewers have commented that the sleeves are too long, but I must disagree! The sleeve length allows you to pull the sleeves over your gloves, creating a perfect "seal" to keep out the cold. And when it comes to outerwear, nothing is a deal-breaker like "too-short sleeves"! After some deliberation, I chose the purple color. Beautiful and feminine, it coordinates great with red, all shades of green, and of course black. But all the colors look lovely.
January 31, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by mozart1 I have several, but I didn't like the white
I have the old primaloft vest and jacket in gray and the same two in black of the newer version. I have the old white verson quarter zip jacket, but the new jacket is not the same color combo. The new white jacket has black contrasting pockets, not the gray as pictured. The white jacket looks like a liner removed from something else. The colors don't look good to me, so I returned it.
January 27, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by MidwestActiveElder Great for Early/Late Winter (except the logo)
My go-to jacket for travel, errands, hiking, as long as it's above 30F. Easy to pack, true to size, and has a flattering fit without restricting arm movement. I avoid products with Bean Logos, but gave in when I didn't find another option. The white (logo-hiding!)jacket is easy to keep clean, has held up well so far, and has gotten a lot of compliments.
January 24, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Homesteader25 Disappointing
This jacket has so little insulation that it's useless as outerwear. This morning I shoveled 60' of sidewalk in13 degree temperature and with a sweatshirt underneath did not even warm up. Color was nice and fit was good but I expected more of a winter item. I am a long time LL Bean customer and this is the first item that I will be returning.
December 26, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by RetiredToKentucky Good Three Season Jacket
This is a nice light weight jacket. Good construction, nice zip pockets and just enough tailoring to keep it from looking boxy. I really like the Barberry color which has stronger pink tones rather than true red. This will be perfect for running errands fall through spring, and will likely become my go to jacket except for those dead of winter days. As others have noted, the sleeves do run a bit long, but for me aren't cumbersome or unflattering. The petite small is a good fit for my 5 ft 4 in 110 lb frame and gives me enough room for a mid weight layer.
December 17, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by LoveCorgiK9s Warm but arms way too long
This jacket is exactly what I was looking for, a light winter jacket. Where I live the temperature change between daytime and night can be extreme, so I found layering the answer and this is exactly the weight I was looking for. The only problem I have is that the sleeves on the petite are way too long. I'm under 5 feet and its not unusual for my sleeves to be on the long side, but these extend beyond my fingertips. I'm going to keep the jacket and get it altered for a better fit, but I have to wonder if the pattern for a tall was used by mistake!
December 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by StillRiding My Current Go-to Jacket
Yes, it's incredibly lightweight and lacks any semblance of bulk, yet it somehow keeps me toasty warm, especially when worn over a long-sleeved t-shirt. I love the way it feels: like wearing a sleek, squishy sweater.
Won't work for days that require heavy-duty winter outerwear, but until I face that scenario I'm living in this jacket.
The bright purple isn't gaudy; reminds me of a purple pansy or iris. At 5'8", 135 pounds with long arms, the size medium fit me perfectly. Room to layer over a lightweight sweater, plus my wrists aren't exposed. Hooray!
December 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by ShopperWhoLovesAGoodDeal AMAZING
I grew up in Maine and understand how important staying warm is.
I also can't stand bulky layers and this jacket has been the best thing since sliced bread. This is my second winter wearing it- it's super light (like, wicked light) and toasty warm. People always think I'm crazy because it looks thin but the primaloft keeps you sooo warm/blocks out the wind.
I wear this jacket as my "regular" winter "coat" now. It's great for day-to-day running around or skiing. I've worn it under my goretex softshell when there's "heavy wet snow" or cold rain and I was super cozy and dry.
PLUS it packs down really small, perfect for traveling.
I'm 5' 2" ~115 lbs and ordered the Petite Small in white. This gives me room for a hoodie but doesn't feel big when I'm wearing just a shirt underneath. The white does get kinda dirty around the bottom of the sleeves (by your hands) and I'm conscious not to rub up against anything (duh, white) but I love how the color looks and matches with everything.
My fiance ordered this jacket for himself last year and fell in love with it, I'm so glad he did and that I ordered one too!!
December 6, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by JosephineKay Great jacket!
Received my jacket today. Beautiful aqua color. I usually wear a size 14. I bought a large & it fits great even over my hips. I look forward to a long & warm relationship. I plan to wear it around town & while hiking.
Now to figure out how to stow it away in it's pocket.
December 3, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by WalksAlot Loved the first, returned the second
I bought this nifty packable jacket in Ruby Coral last fall, used it frequently and still love it. A great little travel piece! So ... I was very disappointed that the one I ordered this fall in Blue Pine had sleeves far too long for me. Further, the elastic at the wrist was so loose I couldn't push the sleeves up to compensate. I'm an XS petite, so I guess I'm out of luck until the next redesign. :(
November 20, 2015