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L.L.Bean Sweater Fleece Full-Zip Jacket
This quick-drying, durable and lightweight men’s zip-up fleece sweater makes an excellent layer or standalone jacket with understated, contemporary style.
Size & Fit
- Slightly Fitted: Relaxed through the chest and sleeve, with a slightly slimmer waist.
Fabric & Care
- Double-faced 100% polyester fabric breathes well, dries quickly.
- Soft and stretchy sweater-knit exterior.
- Brushed fleece interior.
- Machine wash and dry.
- Provides maximum warmth without weight.
- Wind flap behind zipper.
- Zippered handwarmer pockets.
- Cuffs and hem reinforced with jersey binding.
Bean's Sweater Fleece Full-Zip Jacket is rated out of 5 by 139.
Rated 2 out of 5 by TimothyT from odd smell Bought a sweater fleece at your flagship store in Freeport recently. Got it home, took it out of the bag and it had a smell we didn't notice at the store, a burning match sulfury smell. Tried airing it outdoors, washed it in a hunter's de-scent detergent with no success. Loved the fit, style and color and warmth but the odor was a no go. Returned it for a refund and noticed that all the sweater fleeces in the store had the same odor. My wife and a friend also detected the odor. Seems to increase as your body heat warms the garment. Incomplete chemical reaction in the production of the fabric? Solve the problem and I will surely buy another.
Date published: 2016-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by TheFamousMockingbird from Comfy, warm, durable, USEFUL It fits me perfectly, but that's not grounds to say a product is good or bad. What makes this great for me is that it can be worn casually around but is still fit for backcountry use. It's very warm for its weight and thickness, is not windproof but it doesn't claim to be. The pockets and zippers are all very easy to use and access. Also, as any good fleece should, it performs very well when wet. As a cherry on top it doesn't get all pulled and messed up in the wash (I don't put it through the drier). I've owned this product for a few months and taken it on multiple camping trips where it served as my primary warm layer. It shows no signs of wearing and I plan on getting a lot more mileage out of my new favorite fleece.
Date published: 2016-07-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by Sully505 from Comfortable, fits great...but funny smell So I ordered this after seeing a relative with a similar one. I'm about 6'2" and beefy so I went with the Tall XXL. If anything its a little big on me. I can easily fit a thick sweater underneath and the sleeves are just on the edge of being too long...but I like them like that. My only complaint is when I opened it, it had and has a strange smell. Kind of a musty smell. I figured it was just from the packaging and gave it a few days to air out...and it never really went away. Threw it in the dryer with a dryer sheet...that helped a little but I can still tell there is a bit of that musty, chemical smell there. May have to send it back and exchange it. As long as you do not get one with that musty smell, I think you would really enjoy the jacket.
Date published: 2015-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jacketeer from Comfortable Great fit ("slightly fitted") for wearing over a shirt; it won't really accommodate something like a sweater. Not windproof (but then again, not too warm). Very comfortable after first wash. It is a little heavier than I was expecting, but OK. It is a tad too heavy to roll up sleeves when it gets a little warm. LLBean does not seem to offer a lighter-weight "slightly fitted" fleece sweater/jacket. The collar is a little taller than the website photos would lead you to believe ("Classic Black").
Date published: 2017-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by LookFun from Great for Women too I'm a 5'3" woman and I decided to try this man's sweater because the description said; it was slighty fitted, there were many colors available and I also knew that the length would be longer which would cover more of my body and keep me warmer. I guessed right on the armpit area, it is bigger to accommodate layering. This is difficult to find this in women's jackets. I was so delighted when I got these jackets, one in blue and the other in gray. They are nice and soft on the inside yet look very sporty.
Date published: 2017-03-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by Anonymous from Unusually snug for a large To be perfectly frank, I didn't like the sweater texture of this fleece much. But the reason I returned it was that it was uncomfortably snug for a large. I buy a lot of stuff from LL Bean, mostly polo shirts, T-shirts, jeans and slacks, and my biggest complaint is that sizing isn't particularly consistent from one item to the next, and even when ordering the same item a second time. I was surprised at how tight this fleece jacket was, even just over a T-shirt. So my advice, if you are ordering this, is to order one size up from your usual.
Date published: 2015-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by Polliciverde from Men's Full Zip Sweater Fleece Purchased a Turquoise tall extra large full zip Sweater Fleece for my 6'2'' husband last fall, it fits well and he loves it. I am 5'9'' and it was so comfortable though too large in the waist, I would wear it when he was at work. Went back to the store much later and tried on the lady's version which is not available in tall. All were too short in length and sleeves. Bought a men's Bright Navy tall large and love the length, falls below the hip so very stylish now as it covers longer tops and keeps you warm. The more fitted waist is extremely flattering on my shape as it would be on other taller women. I do turn the sleeves up once which I usually do anyway, as I have purchased other men's tall jackets from LL Bean. Will be giving the Sweater Fleece to tall family members for Christmas!
Date published: 2017-08-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mainexpat from New But Very Promising This arrived just three days ago, and my husband has worn it every day and says he loves it. It is warm, seems well made and I love that it's machine washable and dry-able. I ordered a long even though my husband is 5'11" and it fits fine. My experience with fleece tops is that they become shorter with washing. Happily, this item has no prominent Bean logo. My husband is " allergic" to logos. I wish that there were more color choices such as a deep brown heather or navy heather. I'd give it 5 stars, except that I want to see how it holds up over time. So far, so good.
Date published: 2014-11-19