Rated 5 out of 5 by MrsWhite Absolutely amazing!!
I LOVE this jacket! I bought it in January and have wore it every single day for a month. It is warm and comfortable. The sleeves are long and so its the torso. I am 5'2 and it falls at the hip for me. I wear it over light sweaters or long sleeves shirts and it fits nice and comfortable without having to give up the style. Highly recommend it, you will not be disappointed! I have not seen the blue in person but the black is very versatile.
February 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by horsesandcats Favorite jacket of the season
I love this jacket! I bought the blue in size small and the fit is roomy without being too big. I am able to layer a medium weight sweater beneath it. It is a warm jacket- has kept me very comfortable on my 19 degree NY winter morning runs. I'd love a couple more of these jackets- please offer more colors next year! If I had one complaint, I'd say the sleeves are a bit long but I like that, it helps keep my hands warm. I can see some people not liking that aspect of the fit.
February 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by raindog flattering and useful outdoor jacket
I have worn this jacket during long winter walks that included some dreary rain. Pleased that it is water repellant. Petite sizing was great for my frame (5'3", 118lbs.) and the look is flattering. Hood is especially welcome on windy days.
February 5, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Caron Great jacket, excellent quality, not waterproof
The first time I wore this jacket it started drizzling heavily on my walk. I had to walk about 30 minutes in the light rain. The jacket repelled water beautifully except around the seams along the arms which leaked. As others said, the sleeves are very long, so I suggest LL Bean shorten them or put in thumb holes so they can be used for warmth. The jacket is of superior quality, mid weight,. perfect for southern winters. I would recommend this jacket highly. You will not be disappointed.
January 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by NewYorker5 Absolutely Terrific Jacket
This jacket is lightweight, but so warm! Yes, it's fitted, but very flattering. You would never know by looking at it that it's that warm. It does seem like water bounces right off it, and I just wore it in a snowstorm. It is simply terrific under the Ascent packable jacket for layered comfort in the extreme cold. What a great choice this was! It is something that I can definitely wear 3 seasons of the year, right through spring. I got the black and love it. Now I am considering buying the Algiers Blue because it looks like a gorgeous color. It's my new favorite jacket!
January 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by LLaholic Excellent Running Jacket
This was the third or fourth LLBean jacket I ordered to use for running in cold weather. The others went back. This is the most expensive but in this case the extra expense was worth it.
I am a rather new runner (5Ks) but an avid outdoor walker and hiker, as well as a yoga and dance enthusiast. (62 years old). I wanted a jacket to wear for run training in weather from about 20 to 40 degrees. I am very sensitive about the feel around the neck, etc. I love all the features on this jacket. Some highlights I like:
>Keeps me warm enough but not overheated. Have tested in 24 to 35 degrees, easy running.
>Very comfortable hood that isn't too tight or too loose. Light weight so doesn't overheat.
>Simple design, no velcro! Good key pocket on chest, inner pockets for phone, etc. Good zipper.
>Great fit. Fitted but not tight, and I am fit but not skinny.
>Perfect degree of movement for arms. Sometimes I keep it on at home.
Haven't washed it yet but fabric seems to be high quality.
>Wind protection as advertised, but does let some air in for ventilation. Haven't tried yet in wet weather.
I'm 5 feet, 116 pounds and the XS petite fits perfectly (slightly long arms which i like)
I got black but other color looks great. Had trouble deciding.
January 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Walk4Fun21 Well made and comfy
This jacket is lightweight, comfy, and warm. It is a great wind blocker. I wear it for walking and it keeps me warm without being too hot. I love it.
December 7, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by chubbypage chubbypage
this was too tight around the waist so I returned it or will soon!!!
November 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by SkiMaine311 Finally LL Bean gets it!
I'm so happy with this jacket! I had been boycotting LL Beans jackets for the past few years due to the cuts that seemed to be way off. I had been frustrated for years with the short lengths of the jackets (I'm 5'9") in both the torso length and arms. I came across this jacket online and really wanted to love it, but knew I better go to the store to try it on. So glad I did because I love it! The length is just right and the sleeves are perfect and do not expose my wrist/forearm when I lift my arms over my head. I've been wearing it daily and have had no complaints. I plan on wearing it under a shell for ultimate warmth during ski season. It's great on its own right now, but will need a shell for very cold winter days. Oh- and the hood is great size too for a ski helmet. Love this jacket!
November 8, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by shoppingcareermom sallygirl
i wear just about every day in the fall like weather here in illinois and i get many compliments on the jacket. if you have long arms this jacket is great - i have to roll the arms up to wear.
November 4, 2013