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Multi purpose top
My husband is obsessed with his capilene tops from Patagonia, so I decided to snag one too. Its amazing! Feels so silky and cooling, breathes well, dries quickly, and washes well. It has held up well to backpacking in humid and hot conditions, travel, casual wear, a run and a couple washes all in a short span of time. I love the turquoise color too... Read More. Im 5ft 4, 32C with a narrow build and the small fits well, but the shoulders might be a smidge tight.
Super comfortable shirt
I first bought this shirt as the long sleeve version since I live in Texas where the sun is very hot in the summer. This shirt breathed so well and had such good sun cover I decided I needed the short sleeve version as well. The fabric is super soft and well made and I will be purchasing more of these shirts.
I look fly af
Comfortable. A little baggy but cool. Florida runner any cool clothing is a life saver literally! Done miles and miles in these shirts and have never had a problem and the sweat isnt noticable so if you need a beer before a shower you can easily hit up the local bar and your shirt will still look fly!
Patagonia Review: I have several of these shirts in both short and long sleeved versions. I am very happy with the way they fit and wear. True to size, the shirt moves with you on all kinds of adventures. Fabric repels odors-even BO for me anyway-meaning fewer washes needed between uses. Quick-dry for an overnight wash while on the road. Great f... Read Moreor travel, daily wear or whatever adventure you have in mind!
My favorite shirt
I love, love, love these capilene shirts. They are lightweight, flattering fit and wash beautifully. I have about 8 of these shirts and wear them constantly. They are perfect for exercise, hiking, backpacking, yardwork, literally anything. They don't hold odors or dirt. They're awesome. I'm 5'6" and 130lbs. I like the mediu... Read Morem fit for a slightly larger feel. Small fits okay, but I've got broad shoulders and ribcage, so the medium looks better, and not oversized.
I have been traveling through Southeast Asia and this shirt has been amazing. Great at sweat-wicking and dries quickly after being caught in unexpected rain. Odor control is on point too! I have been able to wear this top several times between washes, even in the hot, sticky, and humid weather! I own this shirt in the tank top version too and I lov... Read Moree them both.
Cool in warm weather and not bulky
This time I bought the Root & Grow shirt to add to my collection of these wonderful shirts. Love the natural color and nature inspired statement. I pair these shirts with my Island Hemp Beach pants - perfect for dance class, casual strolls and suitable for casual dinners. Sized up to medium again. I'm 5' 1" and 107 pounds.
Light and comfortable
I own this shirt as a long sleeve and wear it as a rash guard/sun shirt because it's so light and breathable. I was going on a long backpacking trip and knew I wanted a no fuss lightweight shirt to pack with me but didn't want to get too hot from the sleeves. I'm super happy with this shirt and will likely purchase more over the year... Read Mores!
Soft but Hard
The fabric is amazingly soft to the touch (great for my skin!) but the T is sturdy and doesn't seem "snag prone" like some fabrics. I'd give it 5 stars, except I can't get more than one active day wear without having to wash. My sport (Trap Shooting) isn't listed - but this was extremely comfortably under my shooting v... Read Moreest even during very hot weather. I'd buy another.
Super Summer Tee
I try to stick with natural fabrics, but night sweats forced me to seek a lightweight wicking quick-dry sleep shirt, and this one is perfect! I like it enough to pull it on for hiking as well. That sweat underneath the backpack dries MUCH more quickly with this shirt than a cotton tee.
Perfect Layer for Summer
A great layer that I wear for all sorts of activities. These used to have an SPF rating (and then they were recalled because of possible lower-than-rated sun protection), but I still wear this as a protective layer when hiking or running in the sun. I also pull it on over a tshirt when I need a tad more warmth. Love it.
The best shirt period.
I have three of these. I'm not a minimalist, but I definitely only rotate through about 6 different shirts for running and mountain biking and this one takes up 1/2 the slots. The fit is great for me (someone who is a large small or a small medium), the length is perfect, sleeves, shoulders loose enough to have mobility, but snug enough not t... Read Moreo get in the way. I'm 5'7", 140 lbs and a size small is perfect. The fabric is nice, breathable, not quick to smell bad, doesn't pull or snag with use of hydration packs. I often get a couple of wears before washing depending on how hot and sweaty I get on my rides and runs. Colors and graphics are fun and varied (hence my collection of three). My only minor gripe is that sometimes in the heat of the summer (granted I'm in the Southeast US so it's sweltering), the shirts hold a good bit of sweat. In a way, it's not bad having extra moisture around to feel cool while on the trail, but post run, I have to air out the shirt or give it a good squeeze. All in all, this is the finest athletic shirt I own and I hope Patagonia makes them the same way forever!
Wicks more effectively than performance fabrics
Wore this for the first time while on a several day backpacking trip in the Alps in 70-80 degree heat. Of all the shirts I had, this was the only one that didnt leave my back soaked from sweat. Super soft fabric and nice color too. Will look to add more as my old shirts wear out.
Love this product and fit... I wear these shirts constantly for exercise and work in the field. As a larger chested woman who appreciates roomy tops with lots of movement my only request is for more availability and options for the size XXL! For a while I thought XL was gonna have to be it and I finally tried an XXL and it was perfect! The option i... Read Mores often sold out or not available in certain styles. I've definitely been noticing more in stock so please keep it up!
My Favorite Shirt!
I love this shirt. This is the second one I have purchased. It is my go-to shirt for outdoor activities when I know I will be getting wet/sweaty and will be in the sun. I sized up and got a large because I prefer these kinds of shirts to be a little baggier. The large is perfect for me (5 ft 6 in, 145bs). I would definitely purchase again.
Great for all conditions
I work outside in streams/rivers all day and have come to rely on this shirt throughout the summer (also the trail tank, but that's another review). Comfortable without being tight, keeps wiping my sweat away, not super hot or clingy. I do manage to stain these shirts surprisingly quickly, but I think that's more my problem than the shirt... Read More's. I also wear it running a lot and it continues to hold up really well without getting stinky like some of my other tech shirts.
Lot better than the old ones
I bought these given that the summers in the DMV area have become more humid. I was not happy with the Capilene cools that I had bought a couple of years ago, and had returned them. These are terrific. They do "stink up" unlike merino blends, but they take a lot longer than the old ones did. These also feel really good--does not stretch o... Read Moreut like the "trail versions," and have a good hand. I still think the lightweight Capilene/wool blends from many years ago have been the best. I had them for almost 10 years before they wore out. Wish you would bring them back.
Perfect for Warehouse Work
Obsessed with these shirts! I work in a warehouse in Central Florida and deal with unloading trucks, moving boxes, packing orders, etc. all while dealing with the heat and humidity. The shirt feels weightless and breathable the entire time. I ordered this one in a medium because I wanted it to fit more loose but it still sits perfectly on my body. ... Read MoreDoesn't have a boxy shape and is only slightly longer than the small. Definitely my new favorite shirt to wear.
Beats the Heat
The product is light and comfortable, even in high temperatures. As an older, larger woman, I have often been frustrated at the slim cuts and fewer options offered by Patagonia for people like me because I have high regard for the company and its products. I took a Large in this and found it plenty roomy (I have had to take an XL in Patagonia jacke... Read Morets and some other tops). I preferred that it was not clingy since the fabric is thin. The shirt has been great for hiking this summer.
Comfortably cool/light material but not see through
This is the fourth capilene shirt I've bought in this style and the satisfaction is never ending. Sized up to a medium for comfort and ease for dancing. The orange shirt has a small palm tree printed on the front and a larger logo on the back. I like any large logos and statements printed on the back. This shirt is cool, comfortable, silky, la... Read Moreunders well and never gets stinky. I'm 5'1" 107 pounds.
Comfortably cool/light material but not see through
Bought one for me and one for my daughter. Love these shirts. Sized up to a medium from small so I'd have a little extra movement for dance class. It feels cool against my skin and I don't get sweaty and it doesn't ride up. It has a nice drape and even with sizing up it has a nice casual look without being too big. btw - my daughter ... Read Morespilled a small amount of coffee on hers and after it dried, the spot disappeared.
Comfortably cool/light material but not see through
Luv Luv Luv these shirts. Bought 2 sunfade pink ones in size medium for myself and my daughter. As soon as I put this shirt on, it feels cool and silky against my skin. It doesn't cling like cotton or polyester type material and feels cooler on summer days. I usually wear a small but sized up to medium for a little more slack for dance class.... Read More Nice casual fit and not baggy. No wet sweat spots. Nice drape. Doesn't ride up when dancing. I'm 5 ft. 1" and weigh 107 pounds.
This is a nice t-shirt for working out, hiking or walking. I order shirts in XS or S depending on the product, so I ordered this in XS, but wish I would have went with a Small. It just fits and is a bit more snug then I prefer, but not worth sending back. For reference, I am 5'2", 110 lbs. Very nice fabric, but order up a size if you are ... Read Morebetween sizes.
Hi Annette, thank you for submitting this review. We're sorry to hear that XS may not work for you. We do have that same shirt available in Small, if you'd like to exchange it, you can do it [here](https://returns.narvar.com/patagonia/returns), or our Customer Service Team would be happy to help you exchange the XS for an S. You can reach us at (800) 638-6464, or via LiveChat on our website.
Capilene Cool Daily LS and SS shirts
Love these shirts in long and short sleeves! Super soft, wick well, great for aerobic activities where I'm doing a lot of sweating. Use them for mountain biking in cold and warm weather and they are great. Please make more colors with mountain bike-specific graphics!
Great shirt uneven sizing
Love the Capiline I have 2 long sleeve in medium that fit well. This one fits tight in the armholes. Im 55 and weigh 135lb. The medium is tight in armholes and large swims on me. Id like to buy every color but the fit doesnt work
Hi Susannah, thank you for providing this review. We're sorry to hear neither of those sizes worked for you! You are absolutely welcome to return your items, and we will reach out to you to assist.
Extremely comfortable and breathable
I have several of these shirts from Patagonia because 2 or 3 just isnt enough! Ive gotten many compliments on them too. Theyre so soft, light weight, but dont give that silky static like feel against the skin. Theyre breathable and fit just right for maximum movement. I run, hike, climb and do every day things outside and these shirts are always my... Read More go to! Fun designs and colors as well!
I was looking for a casual shirt and grabbed this one impulsively just before checking out. As soon as I got it, I was afraid the color might wash me out. I tried it on and immediately ordered two more. It is unbelievably soft, comfortable, and flattering. This fabric is awesome! Love that it is not cotton so it will dry quickly.
New Favorite Tee
Holy smokes I wish I would have discovered these years ago- I'd have my closet full by now. LOVE the comfort and softness of this tee, its cozy but not too snug and is ideal for everyday wear as well as during workouts, etc. I will be getting more as soon as I can afford it ;) I typically wear XS-S in most clothes and chose the XS in this beca... Read Moreuse I wanted it to be more form fitting. You will not regret this purchase and great selection!
Love this material! Very comfortable and cooling. This shirt runs large. My usual size is small (54, 124lb) and this is pretty baggy on me. I have a capilene cool long sleeve shirt thats about the same fit. If you want a more form fitting shirt Id go with a size down at least.
Literally the Best Van Life T-Shirt
My husband and I have lived in our converted van for 18 months. We literally only wear these t-shirts. They are amazing! Weve been really hard on them. We wash them in all together, with our other clothes and they still look great! They are so comfortable and they dont crease. The only bad thing about these t-shirts is that you wont ever be able to... Read More wear a regular t-shirt again! Also, love representing the Patagonia brand!
Comfortable and light weight
This is my second shirt in this material and they are both my favorite. Doesnt snag, stretchy, breathable, and colors dont fade. I have purchased several items from patigonia including two shirts, a pull over hoodie and a zip up hoodie and I love all the pieces. I wear them more than anything else.
Comfortable Sun Protection
Purchased one of these shirts last summer because of the sun protection. I now have several more. They are more comfortable than regular t shirts because they wick in hot weather. I found myself wearing them under some winter clothes because they provide a great layering feature. They wash great in cold water and dry in quickly. Very well made and ... Read MoreI hope to have these as long as I have other Patagonia products.
Love beluga (lavender) color new capilene cool daily graphic shirt. I wear a size 6 and or size 8 and the medium fit well. My hubby even gave me a compliment on my shirt. These are my go to fun in the sun shirts! I even have my hubby sporting them at work! He loves the men's graphic capilene shirts too! He works in a warehouse and in the summe... Read Morer his work hits triple digits. These and his quandary patagonia shorts are a must. Thanks Patagonia for making quality and sustainable product.
The shirt you will never take off
I love the capilene daily t. The cut is perfect, just big enough to have some room and the sleeves are shorter than a men's shirt but not tiny cap sleeves like some women's shirts. This shirt is meant to be worn while being active! I wear mine running, under a scrub top at work, under my R1, to sleep in. I only take one off to wash it! Th... Read Moree odor resistance really works, I wore one for an entire 2 summers of drenching runs before I noticed the fabric starting to take on an odor. If the baggies are the shorts you never take off...then this is your shirt.
Light and breathable
I own three pairs of these shirts and love them! I do find Patagonia's tops to run a bit small so I buy a L even though I normally wear M elsewhere. However, once you get the sizing down these shirts are AWESOME! They are light, breathable, and comfortable. Great for walking the dog, hiking, running, etc. I particularly like this color/pattern... Read More and feel that it looks just as it did on the website (I got the power plants green top - I also have the grey and a light blue version).
Love this fabric!
This tshirt is so soft. I love the way it feels against my skin. The fit is perfect. I've struggled with Patagonia Tshirts over the past few years. Some fit too snug, then others are way too big. This one has a nice flattering cut and allows freedom of movement. I'll be buying more of these.
These shirts are simply the best!
Love everything about these shirts. The fabric is soft and silky, super comfortable. I wear them mostly to hike. I can wear them several times without having to was them because the fabric wicks away moisture and the shirt doesnt get all sweaty and smelly. I have lots of these shirts, both short and long sleeved.
Perfect for summer
Love this shirt and will be buying more! It is very sweat wicking - couldn't even see the sweat of the mint-green color shirt. It kept me very cool, and dries very fast. Super light weight too. I've worn it on a couple runs in the humid south weather this summer and on a backpacking trip in 80+ degree Colorado weather, and it has been won... Read Morederful! Very true to size. I'm usually a small and small fit perfect - it is a little more fitting than your regular old tee shirt, which I like!
This is the first t-shirt I've purchased from Patagonia and I can say I'll be buying more very soon! I was expecting a cute, but basic t-shirt for casual wear, running, hiking, etc. but after opening the package and wearing the shirt once I can tell you this is the most comfortable, breathable and flattering t-shirt I own. I usually wear ... Read Morea small in shirts but wanted something slightly larger for more ease in movement and I am glad I did because this shirt is slightly smaller than the medium I am use to. Highly recommend these shirts!
Comfy with sun protection
I love using these capilene shirts if Im being active out in the sun or running errands in town. Its comfortable in humid climates, drys fast, and offers great sun protection. Its important to note that it isnt as thin and airy as the capilene lightweight (some might be disappointed that its a bit thicker than expected).
Really light shirt
I have this shirt in a short sleeve and a long sleeve and am on the lookout for another short sleeve in a design I like. I'm 5'2 and about 120 lbs and the XS fits nice and loose which I like. I could almost go for and XXS if I wanted a tighter fit. I get really sweaty easily and find that this shirt keeps me pretty dry even on a hot day.
I like the look and fit of this shirt but I am not crazy about the material. It doesn't feel as cozy as other Patagonia activewear shirts I have.
Sorry to hear the Capilene Cool Shirt has been disappointing, but we'll be happy to [help](https://help.patagonia.com/s/) you [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) it under our [Ironclad Guarantee](https://help.patagonia.com/s/article/Ironclad-Guarantee), so don't hesitate to reach out to us.
Cool and Comfortable
This shirt is light, cool and is great for every day wear, or working out! I tend to use it more for running, and the material is great and moisture wicking. I went with an XS and the fit was perfect, its on the looser side and going down a size worked perfect for me (typically I wear a small).
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