Brushed twill anorak has sherpa lining at hood and top half of body. Hidden front metal zip/snap placket. Diagonal zip breast pockets. Double drawstring at waist with metal grommets. Patch zip pockets. Inside welt pocket. Long sleeves with metal embellishments at hem. High/low hem with straight front and longer rounded back hem with notch drawstring. Quilted lining with polyfill.
I live in a really cold area abd this jacket is incredibly warm without being too heavy or bulky. I have a big bust so I like that there is adjustment strings through the middle and bottom of the coat to make it more form fitting a d flattering simce I usually have to buy a size up. It therefore doesn't look boxy. I also love the color (I bought green) and the sweater cuffs; they keep all the warmth in. The material is nice and soft and has a nice lining inside. Planning on buying another in black!
I use this coat for work or casually. I've been looking for a coat like this, and it lived up to my expectations. The cotton lining in the hood as well as in the top part of this coat is very warm and comfortable. The drawing waist made it figure flattering, and it's the quality that I expected.
I sooo wanted this coat to fit & flatter. I've been wearing the same winter coat for so many years (which is testament to that manufacturer) I'm ashamed to say how many. So this is the year I decided to jump in & replace it..not an easy prospect! I loved the beads on the sleeve, very unique on a coat in this price range. When I saw that purple bag on the porch I couldn't wait to open it. I loved the dark olive green color. I wished the fabric was weather repellant, like my old faithful; the description did say it was twill. I pulled it out of the bag & ran upstairs to try it on in the mirror. As I tried to get my arm in the sleeve it seemed a little snug but I got it all the way on & gazed at myself in the mirror...it didn't meet my very excited expectations. The sleeves were so short that the inner cuff was sticking out & I'm quite sure one sleeve was shorter than the other. I guess I didn't notice in the description/photo that the drawstring at the waist is outside the coat...I don't care for that look. So all in all I was disappointed & am in the process of returning it. This coat may very well suit someone else's needs, it just didn't suit mine. =( I think I'll try the Multi Pocket Parka in the same color on the same page of the catalog...I just wish it had beads on the sleeve =D
Ok, I've been looking for an nice urban green jacket for a long time that wasn't too military, or too plain looking. I wanted warm but not hot and I wanted metal zippers lots of pockets a customizable fit and enough details that it wasn't just like every one else's urban green jacket. A tough search, or so I thought. I recently got an Ellos look book in an unrelated order, I saw this jacket and immediately knew this was the jacket I was looking for. I must admit I was worried because I had not ordered an Ellos item before. I was worried about size and quality. I ordered the green in a 24. I'm 24w and the jacket fits perfectly. The toggle strings change the shape easily and are a great detail. The quality is amazing. The furry hood is teddy bear soft and looks cool especially with the metal loop detail on the back. The outer cotton material is so soft not stiff. The quilted lining is well stitched and just right, thin but warm. The beading is super cool metal beads that add style without looking tacky or cheap. I was worried they'd come off but this is a quality jacket and every detail is done just right. The sleeves have a cool hidden stretchy wrist that keeps the sleeves closed. I was worried about the length but it's actually a stylish length and the rounded back hem is just another great stylish feminine detail. The zippers are all metal and all functional with great pockets. I honestly expected to be let down in some way but I am so pleased to have my expectations exceeded in every way. This is a super stylish well made jacket and I highly recommend it to anyone that even remotely thinks they'd like it. I'm so happy I hope this review helps everyone. Thanks!