Rated 4 out of 5 by geoskimom long, soft, stretchy
As others have noted, this shirt does run long, which may not look as spiffy, but it doesn't ride up and expose my back which I very much appreciate. Got the lovely French blue color. Like it a lot for work and light hiking. Haven't taken it for a really grubby or sweaty hike because it is still too new though I suspect it would perform admirably. I pair it frequently with the exercise skort (see previous reviews) for our active lifestyle. Wish there were an extra inch or two of ease in the body/belly of the shirt so I could wear it with the bike skort, but because of the bunching at the back of the skort and the snugness of the shirt through the body, that pairing doesn't work. Satisfied customer.
August 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by shoppingpro Size up
Love, love this shirt... so cool in hot weather- I'm a larger medium so I ordered a large- fits beautifully. Great for sailboat racing and stationary race committee. Looks neat- but will stain- so disappointed not available in any colors in M or L....so S and XS buy it up- on sale too....
August 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by skiermother great for heat, humidity
bought several of these on sale?..wore in humidity in central Florida and was very comfortable?..they are well made?..only the white is somewhat transparent (for me) so i kept the white to wear for home but these tops are the best i ever had to keep really cool in outdoor activities?as others said..they are long & i would not wear in gym,..maybe to walk or run?.the extra length allows for looking better over those leggings?
July 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Heidismom Great shirt!
PLEASE bring this back LLBean!! I bought this, as I looking for a new golf shirt. I prefer a "tech" fabric for all my active-wear shirts because cotton makes be too warm. I was happy to find this version- although I was almost too late with the sale to get a big selection on color. This shirt is very well made (seams well sewn, collar well binded, long button placket is flat), and as other reviewers say, it is rather long in the torso. I prefer having the longer torso - it seems all my golf polos shrink length-wise, and I hate having to pull my shirt down all the time. I am typically a medium on top (size 8-10) and the shirt is generous in size for me, even with the more tailored fit. I was only able to get the blue in medium (only color left), but I could potentially go down to a small. I would love to see this tech polo in a no-sleeve version. I hope Beans brings it back.
June 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Aimo One of my new favorites! A staple in fact.
Am LOVING the Bean Fitness Polo. Got compliments the first day I wore it. I am 5'2.5" and currently 145 lbs. The small fits perfectly. It is on the longer side, but I don't find it to be too long at all. The material is SO soft. I agree with another reviewer, I would not wear it to workout, except maybe to golf, which I don't. But I thought it would be perfect for outdoors with the family when wanting to look a bit put together but feel cool. Worked great at work #business casual environment# also. Will definitely be getting another one!
June 2, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by HappyBeanCustomer Nicely made polo
I just received the fitness polo today. As others have already stated in a review it is very long in length but a very nice soft stretch fabric. There are mesh panels under the arms that go the full length of the shirt but there are no mesh panels on the back as stated in the description of the polo but still a very nice athletically fitting polo.
May 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by HeyItsMeXYZ Dream Come True!
I was looking for a cool alternative to the Bean cotton short sleeved polos which I buy every year to wear to the office when the weather gets hot. I wanted a semi- athletic golf-type shirt but didn't want to pay $80 each which is how much they cost in department stores. I couldn't believe my luck when I found these shirts on sale at LLBean for $20 each! Much cheaper than the Bean polo which is $34. I thought I surely am going to hate them when they arrive. They fit great! I got one of each color in the large. I am 5'9" 170 pounds broad shoulders, small bust and a little paunch. These shirts fit me beautifully and are very flattering. The colors are much nicer than the colors of the cotton polos, plus I think they will be cooler in the summer. One happy LLBean customer!
April 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by PaintPonyLover Great shirt
The fabric of this polo is much nicer than other polo shirts I have with technical fabric. It is soft and natural and doesn't have that overly slick feeling. It does fit smaller as would be expected of a "fitness" shirt but the flare is nice and flattering. It is very comfortable.
August 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dune12345 Very comfortable in hot, humid weather.
I ordered the polo fitness shirts to wear during the school year. I teach elementary PE and it is hot and humid in St Louis during the summer. I received them right before going on vacation to Washington, DC so I took them along to try them out.
It was about 98 degrees and very humid while walking along the mall, seeing the sites and walking by the White House. The polo remained very comfortable even when soaking wet. It still felt light and didn't chafe.
I would definitely recommend them I wish they came in a few more colors!
July 17, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Gypsy10 Sizes are unpredictable
I ordered this is the same size as other knit tops in the same order. It was MUCH smaller in the chest and waist and much longer than the other tops. Nice color and style,though.
July 9, 2014