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Super comfy and looks nice!
This is my favorite work shirt. I teach, amd I'm moving around a lot in the classroom, bending over to help students, reaching for stuff, etc. This fabric has a nice softness and bit of stretch. After several washes, it's still looking very nice! The dark blue fabric hangs well and hides any dirt or smudges from classroom markers, dog... Read More7;s muddy paws, etc. I'm 5'10, lean with a small chest and I'm fit but not super buff. The small is comfy but I would order another one a size up as it's a little tight around my upper back when I put my arms forward. I love this shirt!
Really nice but weird sleeves!
I absolutely loved the color and feel of the fabric but the sleeves had weird seams and restricted movement so sadly had to return.
Response from PatagoniaFebruary 21, 2023
We're sorry to hear the sleeve design was off on this shirt. Please don't hesitate to return items at no charge to your local [Patagonia-owned retail store](https://www.patagonia.com/store-locator/). They'll be happy to help!
Wonderful shirt !
I have had my eye on this product for some time and finally pulled the trigger and it did not disappoint ! The other reviews were a great help with deciding on size & Patagonia's brand and quality stayed true to the other products I have. I love this shirt and it's versatility. Great fit and design--want it in more colors!
for small shoulders and arms
I bought this first in a medium, and the fit was awesome - except that I have muscles on my shoulders and muscles AND pudge (I'm 50) on my arms. This was not a shirt for swinging a hammer or a kid for that matter, no shoulder/arm room. Had 2 friends of less active lives try it and they also felt it was too tight in the shoulders. Got a large a... Read Morend man did that thing fit big and ugly, but the shoulders were the right size. I was sad, wanted a sharp shirt that could also be used to go split a day's worth of wood, but no luck.
OK if you don't have muscles in your arms
I wanted to love this, but as an actual blacksmith with biceps, I found that the "fitted" arms were to restrictive. I'm not a little thing in the middle either, have plenty of middle age spread, but the torso fit really well. So to get arm swing room I would need a large - but that would be all baggy and saggy in the middle, which is... Read More dangerous with grinders and belted tools. It's a gorgeous shirt and I wanted to have it and I would still recommend it to my less burly friends, but ONCE AGAIN it seems like the female-bodied versions of things are less focused on function and more focused on looks. Sigh.
Fits great for me. Nice heavy weight. But the logo is a bit too prominent for me to get away with wearing it when I wanted to. Not big on logos showing too much. Too bad!
Response from PatagoniaDecember 1, 2022
Hi Paula! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We're sorry to hear about the disappointment with the logo. We greatly appreciate this feedback and we'll share it with our design team.
Love this shirt
Last time I ordered a M and it's great for layering a bit more underneath in the cold of winter. This time I ordered a S and it fits perfect! I have long arms and it's a perfect fit at the wrist. I love this shirt for everyday wear, working outdoors and just about anything in the Idaho Mountains! Thank you for making such an overall well-... Read Moredesigned shirt - functional, comfortable and durable.
Great fabric, weird fit, regret purchase.
The fabric is lovely. But it doesn't fit me. I studied the reviews and read about people with broad shoulders finding it a tight fit in that department. I'm a small with broad shoulders and often have to get an M because of them, so I went that way. Shoulders are okay, but rest is HUGE! Arms are too long; it'll be flapping everywhere... Read More. So I'd like to return it, but the site won't let me. Is that because it was on sale? I was sick when it arrived, so only just tried it out.
Response from PatagoniaOctober 3, 2022
Hi Katherine, we're so sorry to hear about the trouble with fit. Feel free to begin a [return or exchange](https://www.patagonia.ca/returns.html) at your earliest convenience.
Great quality and versatile top layer
I bought this for outdoor travel, hiking, and casual wear. The material is thick but soft and feels like it will last a long time. It is a great top layer that is versatile from the trail to lodge. There are two improvements that would make this shirt perfect: (1) snap buttons this would allow easier on/off and usage of pockets and (2) adding hidde... Read Moren pockets at the hip area for people like my that like to put our hands in our pockets with snap closure also.
Strong and comfortable, not warm
This shirt is great, but I'll mention two things. The shirt (for me) is true to size, so if you want your regular fit, go with your regular size. I went with a S instead of an XS on the basis of other reviews, so it's more of a comfort overshirt than a standard fit. Also, the shirt is soft and cozy, but doesn't add a lot of warmth wh... Read Moreen you're outside in Wyoming. The cuffs are pretty large, so I had to move the button, but that's not a big deal. Overall a win, especially on sale.
Material wonderfully soft but too heavy
I returned this shirt. I was looking for a tough long sleeved summer work shirt that I can use when running a string trimmer or doing other work like tackling blackberry vines. This shirt is more of a jacket. The material is great, just too heavy, for summer/spring wear. Also for a work shirt, the fit seems too tailored.
Great Layer to Throw On
Pretty tough and rigid shirt w no stretch. Starting to soften as I wear it. Durable and thick to use for rugged tasks. Generally just use it as a light layer to throw on. Looks great and so far have gotten compliments on it each time Ive worn it. Im 53, slender w athletic shoulders and long arms. Typically wear an x-small but a small feels a lot ... Read Moremore comfortable and better sizing for wearing as a light outer piece.
I'm tall, with a small torso and long arms. The shirt fits exactly like the fjord flannel but the sleeves are even shorter than the ones on the fjord. Material gets softer with washing, did not shrink much. If I was any more muscular in the arms and shoulders this shirt would have been actually unwearable, the arm holes are right in the armp... Read Moreit and are very narrow. Solidly constructed, I expect to get a lot of use out of it. I bought the grey, and it's a comfy, very well made, heavyweight fabric. I love and use the pen holder pocket detail. I'll probably have to cut the sleeves off and make it a shop vest. Wouldn't buy it again unless I bought six of them, five to wear and one for a tailor to use for fabric to give the first five functional sleeves
Best utility shirt!
Initially I bought this shirt because I dig stripes, and this was giving me retro Oshkosh feels. However, this has become my go to work shirt now for working on the farm and garden. It's tough material doesn't snag on the thorns and metal fencing easily, dirt tends to roll off it better, and I like it way more than I should, but it's... Read More prob the stripes. I initially bought it in an xs, but it was too snug for layering, the small is def much more practical, and the weight of the shirt is on par with a very light outer jacket. So good!
Staple fav in my wardrobe!
This is one of my go to favorite items to wear. Versatile, well made and tailored well. I'm 5'2" and 115-120 lbs. I feel it runs a little big, bc I normally wear a small or medium in tops and like to layer, but the xs fits well. I can wear a long sleeve shirt and a t-shirt underneath and it doesn't feel or look too tight. This i... Read Mores my 2nd farrier work shirt. I bought a second b/c that's how much I love my first one. I normally wouldn't spend this much on a button down casual top, but it is well worth it! Highly recommend!
Wear nearly everyday on the farm
I grow microgreens a large garden and raise Scottish Highland coos on our farm in Southern Utah. I absolutely love this work wear shirt. It looks nice, in the event I need to run in to town for errands and also holds up very well when Im working on the farm. I've received many compliments and I love how it fits and how it looks. Looking forwar... Read Mored to buying other colors of the same.
Nice and durable
I really like the look of this shirt and its made of comfortable but durable material. I got it as a work shirt for chores and other activities around my property, but I dont think Ill actually be using it that way. The sizing was accurate, but theres very little give to the shirt. Any bending, lifting etc and it feels like its pulling against my s... Read Morehoulder blades. I ordered a size up to compare and the cut wouldve been too big. So I love this shirt but it wont be used for the heavy duty work I needed it for.
Response from PatagoniaMarch 25, 2022
We appreciate your detailed feedback on the fit, performance and hemp/polyester-blend fabric. We're glad that you like it, despite it not working for the intended purpose. Please reach out to our Customer Service team if you'd like any specific fabric or measurement information on our other shirts. We'll be happy to [help](https://help.patagonia.com/s/)!
Since this is marketed as a Farriers Shirt I was thrilled, since functional and well made womens work wear can be challenging to find. Perhaps watching an actual Farrier, or Landscaper or Wood Worker at work. This might have inspired a cut made for a full range of unrestricted movement. So while the material seems sturdy, the slightly tapered fit m... Read Moreeans the Womens Farrier shirt exists in name only. And despite the built in slot for a real woodworkers pencil, lol. I have bought Patagonia for years and expect better.
Response from PatagoniaAugust 4, 2022
We're truly sorry to hear about your disappointment on our Women's Farrier's Work Shirt. We went ahead and reached out to you via email to offer some help with your return. We also passed your thoughts along to our Design Team. Thank you so much for your feedback.
SMALL and ROOMY
Almost perfect. Only problem: too narrow/short across shoulder blades/upper back and the sleeves could be longer, too. The fit is fine for standing around. It drapes nicely and fits slouchy but is cut to show curves (not boxy); however, if you try to do some real work, with arms forward and high, restriction is felt across the upper back and throug... Read Moreh the shoulders, and the sleeves recede and let the cold, damp air harass wrists and forearms. Sleeves that are too long are always better than those that are too short...especially in the PNW! Too long? Roll the cuff over once! I fully agree with these reviews: Kitsie77; Redheifer888; Maria; Harper B.; Breena R.;Charlotte G.; Karen; Tamarya; Mindy; Aleta; Bobbie;Kara; ...and everyone else who feels that the back and shoulders are too restrictive, and sleeves too short. Good suggestion by Kitsie77. I will return my order and try on men's small in store!
Response from PatagoniaJanuary 21, 2022
Thank you for your detailed review, Mimi! This kind of information is vital for helping other customers and for our product development team as well. We're sorry to hear those dimensions didn't work for you! If you haven't already returned this shirt you can do it [here](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html), or by contacting our Customer Service Team by phone at (800) 638-6464 or via secure chat. If you would ever like specific measurements for an item you can also contact Customer Service to get kind of detail. We'd love to help!
Fantastic & Versatile Shirt
I first bought this shirt in size small in the dark orange and also the sage green color. Great colors. At 5'2 and about 120 lbs., the shirt definitely had a loose fit and was almost more like a light jacket on me than a shirt I'd wear alone. That's not a complaint though. It has actually been great in that way. Living in south Georg... Read Moreia, we have generally mild falls and winters, so I've already gotten a lot of use out of these simply by wearing them like a jacket. The shirts feel durable yet are quite comfortable, they are warm enough for my purposes, and they wash well. They are VERY well-crafted shirts, and I know I will enjoy wearing these for years to come. I did also purchase this same shirt (hickory stripe color) in an XS to see if I could achieve a more fitted look. Alas, it was not nearly as comfy as the small. The XS was too narrow for my broader-than-average shoulders, and overall I felt a bit stifled in my movements, so I ended up returning that one. At least now I know that the trick is to try a few different sizes to find the right one, and for me, it's a small for sure. Anyway, I loved the Farrier shirts so much that I bought my husband one as well, and he loves his too. I couldn't be happier with this purchase. 100% recommend.
Love the looks and fit of this shirt. The material is very durable and it washes up nicely. I generally wear a small- medium and the medium fits perfectly (but the fabric isnt very forgiving) so, Make sure you pick the right size. Id say it runs just a tad small. Other than that I love it!
Had to return
This is a beautiful shirt and I was excited to have it for work this fall. The size medium fit like a small. Im 56 and 125 lbs. I thought the shoulders would bust the seams and I couldnt move my arms much. The sleeves were also oddly short? I never understand who Patagonias audience is. Im pretty small and their clothes never fit. I hope it works f... Read Moreor you!!
Response from PatagoniaOctober 25, 2021
We're so sorry to hear this one didn't fit well and we really appreciate this feedback with details on a relatively new design for us. You might prefer our Fjord flannel series or Western Snap Shirt, so please don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions for us!
I really want to love this shirt
I really want to love this shirt. The fabric feels soft on the skin, and I love it's thick sturdy fabric. The color (I got the hickory stripe) is nice and earthy, which I like. Based on a review from someone who is about my size (120 pounds and5'5), they recommended getting a size medium. I am a 33" bust, 25" waist, and 35&quo... Read Moret; (I think?) hip. I usually wear a size small for shirts, and size 2 pants. I went with the recommendation to get a size medium, and it is very relaxed fit. It is too loose around the waist area, but fits my arm length and shoulders beautifully. The way the fabric falls, it doesn't fit awfully and for a work shirt (I have a small homestead with sheep, chickens, horses) I really want a looser fit. And with how the shoulder fits, I wonder whether a smaller size would be too small. Overall, it's a really great shirt- I do love the color and the fabric feel. I loathe online shopping for this reason- you really can't tell how something will fit until you try it on!
Can't wait for the cold!
As much as I despise cool weather, I'm looking forward to it this year so I can wear this shirt all the time! I purchased the '70s orange color and it feels very retro. In a good way, of course! 4 instead of 5 stars because the fabric is very slightly itchy, but I suspect that may lessen after a some wears and washes.
Great shirt that will last!
I have a Fjord flannel that I love and wanted another long sleep button-up that I could layer. Living in the cold midwest, I'm always prioritizing warm clothing, and I like that this cotton/hemp blend stays warm but breathable. I bought this in two sizes, not sure which would fit best, and ended up keeping the XS instead of my usual S. The sho... Read Moreulders and arms are roomy and I opted for a slightly more fitted size. I love the bright red/orange color and can tell this shirt will be a favorite for many years to come.
super cute, very tight-size up
i rely on reviews a lot when buying clothes online, so heres my input to hopefully help the next person looking to buy! about me: 56 - 130# - athletic build 35-27-36, issues with pants sizing almost always, but shirts tend to sort out easier. i have other tops from Patagonia ranging from xs & s, most recently a medium in the insulated fjord f... Read Morelannel jacket because so many of yall really showed up in the reviews (thank you, i love it!!). I have pretty much my entire winter wardrobe from here, mostly smalls with a few xs depending on fit. For this shirt, I read every review, yes, all of them, and determined the majority vote was to order your usual size. So, I did. Style wise this shirt nails it. I love the fabric, the colours (striped sediment), and was so excited to potentially wear it with my double knee hemp pants and overalls. I ordered four items, three came straight away and the farrier shirt came separately today. I was so excited. I put it on immediately and *enter dramatic sound effect womp womp* it barely buttons over my chest. This 100% runs small imo. Unless I got a mismarked shirt and this is actually an xs, but even still I can think of four other xs shirts from Patagonia which are far from small/tight. So I am off to do a return, and for the first time in my life , find myself considering if I need a medium or large. really wild sizing imo. The fabric is thick, not stiff, but also not stretchy at all so if you plan to layer, like a looser/oversized fit, or plan move around at all (garden, camping, work in a science lab, change your tire) size up. For sure I will reiterate that this shirt is everything I hoped for style wise! The material is stellar, colour is so nice and neutral, but its cut tight. Thats all! If the exchange goes well and I get a size that works, Ill either update this review or post another to follow up! For further reference: I ordered the fjord flannel in a medium so I can layer and still have a roomy fit. I have the season hemp jacket in a small, regenerative sweatshirt in xs, the poly filled vest (cant recall name) in small, rashguard one piece long sleeve swim in small, etc.
I really like the shirt. Because I make most of my clothes, I don't do a lot of shopping and I'm fairly particular about what I buy. I have been wearing more clothing made from hemp lately, and really like this medium/heavy organic cotton/hemp blend. The color and stripe is quite nice. This is a workshirt and has the comfortable fit of o... Read Morene. That said, I bought an XL, and it's the right fit for me, but I am not an extra large person and wish it were available in larger sizes.
New FAVORITE Shirt!
Even in the summer, I ADORE this shirt and wear is as often as possible. Love it early in the morning or at night when its a little chilly outside, hiking or working outside to keep the sun off my skin. The burnt orange is such a cool color and I get compliments on it all the time. Tempted to get another one!
True to size, versatile, well made
Love this shirt, especially the hickory stripe (which is lighter and more brown and tan than it appears online). Would 100% recommend. I'm usually an extra small in patagonia and I found the xs fit perfectly over a tee. Size up if you want to wear a thicker layer underneath, but they've got other styles of work shirts if that's the ... Read Morelook you're going for.
I wasn't really looking for a shirt like this but saw it in a Patagonia store, tried it on, and loved it. I do a lot of landscape work and this stands up to being in the brush, stacking firewood, and hiking in rough terrain. It is distinctive (maybe the name sold me... I ride horses too) and helps make rough days easier to manage. Well made!
Excellent fit and comfortable fabric
I liked this shirt so much I ended up buying a second one. It's my go to for dirty chores, the fabric is relatively durable while being quite breathable. As a tall person (5' 10", 145 lbs) I found the torso lenth and sleeve length to be just right. I took my size following the size chart and felt it was true to size for a relaxed but... Read More flattering fit.
Durable, comfortable cooler weather work shirt
Definitely one of the best work shirts I have purchased. I manage nature preserves for a living so my work clothes get put through the elements. I bought this shirt for a donor event because most of other shirts are dirt stained and ripped, but now I can't go to work without it. Its durable and has yet to show any wear and tear from walking th... Read Morerough brambles. Its roomy enough that I can button it close and still have full motion when I'm operating a chainsaw. It's on the heavier side so this is regulated to my winter wardrobe. If you're looking for a durable, comfortable cooler weather work shirt, then look no further.
The Western Shirt I've Been Dreaming About Forever
The fabric is amazingly soft and warm. The arm length is perfect and the best part is that it actually buttons over my chest without bunching at the buttons. It's nice enough to wear to work to fight the air conditioning and yet comfortable enough to wear while riding my horses. It's the western shirt I've been dreaming of and could ... Read Morenever really find. It has instantly become my favorite shirt to wear and I went and bought two more in different colors. I want to give this ten stars.
Nice work shirt
This is a great work shirt. It is soft yet seems durable. I am 56 and lean. I ordered both the xs and small but ended up keeping the small solely for the purpose of wanting it for farm and forest work. The xs fit great and the sleeve length was better for me, but it didnt offer the same mobility in the shoulders that the small offered. The small is... Read More a bit wide on me but this is fine because I will also use it for layering. For hiking or casual wear, the xs would be great.
Best Kept Secret
This shirt has to be the most underrated and best-kept-secret of Patagonia's product line. It's warm, stylish and incredibly durable; the kind of shirt that only gets better with time. It also somehow pulls off being rugged, sporty, or chic depending on what you pair it with. I've worn one of mine during both camping trips and busine... Read Moress meetings. However, for some reason it seems to be way less popular and well known than Patagonia's other shirts that make the best sellers list. I own three of them and almost whenever I wear one someone compliments me and asks about it. I used to be a die-hard Fjord Flannel fan, but now I'm just keeping my fingers crossed that Patagonia doesn't discontinue this product line for lack of popularity since its gotta be one of the best shirts ever made.
5'5" 140lbs 36" bust 30" waist bought medium - there is plenty of room and the sleeves get rolled up for hand washing. What a beautiful shirt. The material is soft and strong with a flattering drape. At 490 grams it is a bit heavier (compared to the Haywood Flannel at 244 grams which is more of a standard shirt weight). It is no... Read Moret made for tucking in. Love the metal buttons, quality construction. Holds its shape after washing. Bought both the green and the orange. Each with deep pigment saturation and a slight sheen almost linen quality. Don't let that scare you away. It isn't shiny but more polished or hand rubbed like a cherished wooden table that has held generations of family dinners. I will cherish this for years. Buy it, just buy it. I promise you won't regret it.
Nice but small
I usually wear a M but I got a L. Still a little small. Wish I wouldve gotten a XL
Response from PatagoniaMarch 10, 2021
We apologize for the troubles with fit on this shirt. Please feel free to [exchange](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) this out for an XL if you'd like to give the size up a try. We appreciate you taking the time to give this feedback.
Perfect cut and toughness
Im a medium athletic build, 34DDD and no fat or extra fluff and this fit perfect. I wear a medium in most button ups and jackets. A small in athletic t-shirts. This shirt is perfect and has give in all the right places, like my shoulders and chest. Its long enough to tuck in and I absolutely love it.
Good though shirt. But....
Sizing is definitely off. On workwear line items it says that they run larger. Not true with this shirt. I am usually an XS in Patagonia, but got this shirt in S for a bit of an oversized fit, and I am oh so glad I did or it would not have fit. It is fitted, not roomy. Second issue is that this shirt does not have any spare buttons sewn on the insi... Read Morede (or wherever) that are a MUST on a work shirt (or any shirt for that matter). Cmon Patagonia, so much for your worn wear campaign if we won't even be able to replace a button ourselves.
Response from PatagoniaMarch 4, 2021
Hey Ana! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate this valuable feedback and have passed it along to our Design Team to consider for future iterations of the shirt.
Warm, stylish somewhat
A half jacket half shirt. Very warm worn over a sweater. I wanted it roomy so I ordered a large; but it fits nicely, doesn't look like an ill fitting men's large shirt. Patagonia quality, I can tell it will last a long time and look the same. Good for wearing hiking or in studio on cold day
Sturdy and warm.
This shirt is sturdy and warm. It feels like wearing a light jacket, but you aren't hot when indoors and it's comfortable. I walk to work and it's cold. This shirt is perfect to stay warm and with a cute necklace, looks perfect for the office. My only complaint is that it flairs out a bit more than I would like at the bottom. I prefe... Read Morer a straighter shirt. The flair is only slight though.
A Real Shirt
A true everyday shirt - it's very well-made and the fabric has heft, durable yet soft. Easy to roll up the sleeves for working outside, hiking etc. but give it a press and it's polished enough for desk time too. Women's shirts are often flimsy compared to those for men. Thank you Patagonia for making a simple, beautifully crafted shi... Read Morert for women.
Great shirt for work or play
I have this shirt in three colours - grey, blue, and the red plaid. I got the grey and blue shirts a couple of years ago and they have worn great. Still look brand new! They also NEVER wrinkle. I take them out of the wash and hang them to dry and they look ready to wear even to the office. Really nice, heavy duty (fair trade) stitching. Thick mater... Read Moreial. Good for dog walks, camping, hiking, and even to wear to a (casual) workplace. The red plaid fabric is slightly different, still thick but more like a wool flannel even though the tag still says hemp and recycled polyester. The fit is roughly the same though. I usually wear medium but in these shirts I am a small.
I was impressed with the overall quality, it really is well made. The material is denser than expected, its soft but still has that Im gonna be with you forever kind of feel. Its made to last. 4 stars is a high rating in my book, 5 it would have to give me a shoulder rub lol.
This shirt is a great classic that will probably last a lifetime. The fabric is incredibly thick and capable of taking a beating and withstanding the elements, yet the shirt looks polished enough to wear to work or out around town. The fabric is not as soft as the Fjord Flannels, but I've noticed mine has gradually grown softer with repeated w... Read Moreear and washing. I've already ordered a second and I'll probably do so again, especially when they're on sale.
Strong, yet relatively soft and very comfortable work attire!
This shirt fits well and is comfortable to wear. The cut allows for excellent mobility in the arms. I haven't used it for work yet, but have put it on to play badminton in our backyard b/c I wanted to test out the shirt- mobility was great! Will use it for work starting this weekend, building a paver patio and hauling rock, etc... for substrat... Read Moree. We're also having to take out a mature tree (sadly, due to the runners- which will ruin the new patio) and I will be chopping wood for our outdoor fire pit! This shirt will absolutely fit the bill for these jobs and hopefully last many years. These things said, I'm an Active Girly Girl- and I wish the logo on the female version was the beautiful normal Patagonia logo. The Workwear logo isn't as visually appealing, but that's just my opinion. I won't be looking at it while I work, so it's not a big deal. I purchased the black/dark grey color and really like it.
Soft, thick and seemingly strong fabric!
The Farrier shirt is a "Regular Fit" item, so I purchased my regular size in this fit (XS, I'm 5'4.5" and 125#, 32 B)- it was smaller than expected, but still fits well. The item is made out of amazingly soft fabric! After reading rave reviews about the quality of Patagonia Workwear on horse websites, I purchased this for w... Read Moreorking outside. Whether cutting back blackberry vines, gardening, weeding, chopping fire wood for outdoor cooking or helping build a paver patio- this will hopefully be my 'go-to' shirt for any type of manual labor outside. (Even though I no longer live and work on a horse & cattle ranch).
Response from PatagoniaOctober 20, 2020
Thanks for submitting such a thoughtful and detailed review. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns about your Farrier Shirt, Victoria!
Great work shirt, fit is a little awkward
I love this shirt. It has a great feel to it and is perfect for field work. The only is issue is the fit in the sleeves. They are rather over long, but also narrow. Extra material bunches near my wrists, but they’re right near my shoulders. It’s not a deal breaker, but it could definitively use a tweak.
Love but could use some tweaks
I bought this in a size small (I am 5'10 and 135) I usually wear a small in everything Patagonia except for the Fjord flannel- I wear a medium in that. This shirt is so thick and soft, I never want to take it off! However, it is much too small in the shoulders to be a real "small" and the sleeves are wayyy too short. Little disappoin... Read Moreted that the sizing is so off compared to other Patagonia items, but I still love it and will buy it in other colors!
I work and play outside. I love the thickness and quality of this shirt. I am 5'11" and 145#. I got a large so I can wear shirts underneath. There is still room. I would say if there was a size between medium and large it would be perfect! For tall ladies with a long wingspan this shirt wont disappoint.
One shirt to rule them all
If I'm leaving the house, the Farrier is coming with me. It's thick enough to hold up in a light rain, or be thrown on over a swimsuit and not make me instantly cold. It's a must for around the campfire, minimizing mosquito bites and easily wrapped into a pillow at the end of the night. I get compliments on this every time I wear it.... Read More I'm 5'7" and typically a Med top, but I went for the small. Sleeves are perfect, it's a little tight across the shoulders, so if I were working in this daily I'd opt for a Med.
Fabric is great, sizing a little strange
I bought this shirt on sale because I love the Western Snap shirt and thought I would try this one. Gambled and went with the S (since that's what was left on sale), since the S fit well in the Western Snap. The fabric and drape of the shirt are amazing, but I found that the Small was very restrictive through the shoulders for me. Could be I j... Read Moreust needed a size bigger, but I thought it was odd that the fit was so different from the Western Snap, especially on a "work shirt" that should leave ample room through the shoulders for active things. The fit everywhere else was roomy.
The perfect shirt
Patagonia please make this in more colors! I have several of the women's fjord flannels and this fits and looks even better than the fjord. It feels incredibly sturdy and fits perfect. The sleeve are a tad short but I always roll my sleeves up so that doesn't really bother me. If only there were more colors like the men's!
This is a nice,durable-seeming and really nice looking shirt. I saw it and instantly coveted and am glad I bought it. It is pretty roomy--I bought a small and was glad I did (I'm usually between a small and a medium in Patagonia tops). I also agree with the other reviews that said the sleeves are a bit short,but I would probably roll them up a... Read Morenyway,and I honestly didn't notice this issue at all after wearing it for 30 minutes. It is a really well-made,really nice shirt and worth investing in.
Casual work shirt,doubles as a light jacket
Have had this for a couple of days,used it while renovating a room and carrying furniture pieces around,plus for general casual wear,cycling around etc. It feels a bit heavy,keeps the wind out pretty well,the pockets are large enough to fit stuff in,and the sleeves are long enough (I'm a bit of an ape,me). I've wondered if the sleeves are... Read More a bit to loose to my taste,but on the other hand they do give good mobility and I could assemble a couple of beds with ease,nothing constricted me in any way. The hanging loop is a nice addition. Doesn't look half bad as a jacket,either (I've the khaki version)! Sleeve tabs could be nice for hot weather use,as most lighter shirts (say,Sol Patrol) don't really hold up for much wear and tear. Won't find out before next summer,it might be the sleeves roll up and stay rolled up without any tabs at all.
Soft yet durable!
I bought this shirt because I do alot of woodworking and wanted a work shirt that would 1. fit a small woman 2. hold up to working conditions for years 3. be easy to move in,and 4. shed wood chips and shavings fairly well. I got to first test it out the other day while building trail for the Tahoe Rim Trail Association. It has great freedom of move... Read Morement (see video),and I never got too hot in it. This shirt gets softer with each wash but seems super tough! Worth every penny. Thanks guys. Love it.
Seemingly durable,but the sleeves are too short
Nice,seemingly durable shirt. Heavy-weight,flannel-like material. I purchased this in both colors,the W's Forge Hemp pants in both colors,and the Tin Shed Jacket in the "Ink Black". After purchasing all of these items,I would only keep the Coriander Brown Forge Hemp pants because everything else looked drab,or they just did not have ... Read Morean "awesome" factor about them. The "Ink Black" Iron Forge Hemp pants look like a pair of urban denim pants. They were a huge disappointment,and not as awesome as the Coriander Brown color. Even though the Farrier's Shirt look as though it was made with a good quality material,Patagonia did not get the length of the sleeves right,but the body of the shirt had a good length and width. I also find that I have the same sleeve issues with Patagonia's women's "updated" or more recent hoodies. When my arms are at my side,and I am stationary,the sleeves are seemingly a good length,but upon moving my arms,the sleeves ride up. I purchased an extra-small in both colors,and both Farrier's shirt have a sleeve length issue. Even though Patagonia has a good niche going for itself,it seems to not have many clothing that have an awesome factor,but instead,in my opinion clothing that are a disappointment.
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