- January 16 2012
Very Happy With This Purchase
I am constantly on the go, inside, outside, biking, walking, running errands, packing kids around, ect. I was looking for a lightweight coat with great warmth for our below freezing winters. I didn't want something real big. This coat is awesome! It keeps me warm even when I leave the pool with wet hair on a 20 degree day. I can move and do whatever activity I'm in the middle of, I don't feel restricted or bound up in a big puffy coat! I'm 5'5" and 120lbs and the small fit good. I could probably wear an xs but I like the extra amount of room. Worth the $$$.
- December 27 2011
This jacket is extremely light and packs so small, but is surprisingly warm for its size! It seemed to run slightly smaller than the atom SV. The side panels are made of a fleece so they would be good for when your are active. I love the way arcteryx makes the underarm gussets so that you can lift up your hands without moving the jacket.
- June 28 2011
This is a great lightweight jacket to take as a layering piece on trips. It packs really small, but still provides a lot of warmth! The bondi blue is a nice bright colour and I get compliments on it all the time. The jacket feels very soft and luxurious! The stretch panels on the sides make it super comfortable and great for activities during the spring and fall months.
- April 19 2011
Warm but Light as feather
Arc'teryx is new to me; I was looking for a light weight jacket which is not bulky.. After reading viewers recommendations, I took a risk ordering this expensive jacket. Love the elastic side panels which makes me look slimmer; Medium fit perfectly; this is not an ordinary jacket; Thanks to viewers advice; I got a cardi too... Love Arc'teryx...
- March 20 2011
lite and comfortable jacket
i just got this and couldn't wait to wear it. I read all the reviews for this jacket and it was highly rated.I wore it shopping and sat outside at lunch.it was in the low fifties and I was warm.I had a tee shirt on underneith and was not cold at all.I'm not sure if it's something that would be warm enough in the snow but it's warm ,lite and very comfortabe for the city.I would highly recommend this jacket,oh and did I mention that it has a nice cut and flattering,not boxy like a lot of jackets out there.I was actually looking to buy the patagonia nano jacket.I was disappointed when I tried one on.it was boxy and the sleeves were four inches too long.I'm glad I passed on that one and got the atom jacket instead .I'm getting one for my husband for his birthday.I'm sure he will love it too.one last thing,some of the reviews state that this jacket runs small,I don't agree ,Iwear a large and I find it to be acurate in size.the sleeves are half inch longer then my arm but I tucked it under instead of rolling it up.it stayed put and actually looked good that way,without the wrist band showing.get one before altrec runs out!