Customer reviews for Columbia Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket

Columbia Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket

The combination of Omni-Shield advanced repellency, Omni-Heat thermal reflective and 550 fill power down insulation make this jacket super toasty to keep you warm in cold weather; feminine design lines and buttery soft sateen fabric mean it’s also perfect for every day wear.
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4.709 / 5
4.7
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5
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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168 out of 175(96%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
Review 1 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Love it!

PostedOctober 4, 2014
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anna13
Location: Wisconsin
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I bought this jacket last year in black. I am 5'11 and about 135 pounds and the small fits me well. The sleeves fit pretty good, the only thing is that I wish the area for the thumb holes was longer; my arms are a tiny bit too long for me to use them. I really love this jacket. I live in Wisconsin and it gets super cold in the winter, but this jacket keeps me very warm. It's a bit of an investment, but it's worth it. I would definitely recommend it!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 2 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Fabulous Jacket

PostedSeptember 19, 2014
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Bluelass
Location: Maplewood, MN, USA
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
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Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
What a warm feminine jacked. Love the fur on the hood. Nice color blue. Very pretty. I usually wear a size small, ordered a medium and fits perfect. Probably because it is a fitted style. Love it, nicest jacket I have ever had!!!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 3 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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2 / 5
2 / 5

Too snug/short

PostedSeptember 3, 2014
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WindyCityLass
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs Very Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs Very Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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3 / 5
3 / 5
Unfortunately this one will be going back. I have no doubt it would keep me very warm on my top half, however it was beyond snug (even more-so than other "athletic fit" items I've tried) and felt a little too short to keep my bottom half warm in our brutal Chicago winters. The Harbor Blue also wasn't the powdery blue I was expecting it to be - it was darker and a little less "girly."
I do not recommend this product.
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Review 4 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

WHY did I not buy this jacket sooner!!??

PostedMarch 7, 2014
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itzabits2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I live in Chicago and have had to endure quite a brutual winter this year. I used to have a peacoat from JC Penny, but after that -16 degree temperatures in January that required me adding about four extra layers underneath the coat, it was obviously time for a change. I'd been eyeing a Columbia jacket for awhile and practically jumped when I saw this one on sale.
I was skeptical to say the least in the beginning. I didn't see how this Omniheat would keep me warm. Granted, we haven't experience the -16 degree temperatures yet this month, but it's been tried and true tested in some -4 degree temperatures, with only a long sleeve shirt on underneath and I was SWEATING. Most of the time I was around in it with no additional need for layers over top of my work clothes to keep warm, which has been amazing. The hood is great too and is detachable as described.
I really kick myself for not having invested in a Columbia jacket before this winter started. If there's one drawback I could say, it's a little tight around the hips, but I understand why. You can't exactly trap body heat if it's loose fiting and letting body heat esacpe. I'm actually waiting for this jacket to stock back up in order to buy my mother one for her birthday! Would absolutely recommend this jacket!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 5 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Lay D Down Jacket

PostedMarch 2, 2014
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Yooper72
Location: Calumet, MI
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs Small
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Runs Very Large
Runs Small
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1 / 5
1 / 5
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1 / 5
1 / 5
I purchased this for its style and warmth. I live on the Keweenaw Peninsula-Michigan's UP, where our annual snowfall hovers at 250" and this year's temps haven't seen 20 for weeks and weeks. So a warm jacket on the snowshoe trails is imperative. The fit runs small, but I knew that from reading other reviews. I am 5'8", 135 lbs, and normally wear a M, so purchased a Lg which fits fine. This morning, I took my pup for a walk on a -25 windy trail, and my jacket was cozy. The furry hood was a great wind break, although I need a hat underneath. The red hyacinth is a bit over the top, but cheerful.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 6 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Jacket!!

PostedMarch 1, 2014
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jrhudson3
Location: Oklahoma
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I love everything about this jacket. Not too bulky but super warm!! Love all the pockets too!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 7 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Worth it!

PostedFebruary 19, 2014
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HollyW
Location: Chicago, IL
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
It has been a very cold winter in Chicago and my old coat just wasn't keeping me warm. I replaced it with this one and I couldn't be more impressed. It's very warm but light and the fit is sculpted to my figure. It also has a few special features that put it over the top like the cuffs with the hole for your thumb and the back waist rubber stripping so your jacket doesn't slide up when you bend over or get in the car. I love it!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 8 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Finally!

PostedFebruary 18, 2014
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Claire33
Location: Northern VA
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
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Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Thick durable outer layer, Pit zips, plus everything on the item description. I LOVE this jacket. It keeps you EXTREMELY warm.
The profile is slim and long. I am 5'8 and 140 lbs, usually a medium slim fit, but the Small in this Jacket is a perfect fit. Even the sleeves are long.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 9 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Excellent for really cold weather

PostedFebruary 4, 2014
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UNLGradStudent
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Outdoor Experience:Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Since I moved to Nebraska, I was looking for a jacket/coat that could keep me warm in this crazy weather. When temperature is in 0F i only wear my long sleeve with this jacket and it keeps me warm. When temperatures go below zero (i'm talking -28 F) I sometimes wear a slight jacket under it, if i'm walking for long distances. But this is THE BEST Jacket i have. It is worth every penny.!!! In shirt size I'm between small and medium (mostly medium) (34 C so you have an idea) and I bought it Large, just in case I wanted to have a few layers. It feels very comfortable with my long sleeve, and the slight jacket underneath. The hoodie works well when it's snowing covering your ears and forehead, and if you close it completely it covers your mouth too! If you are looking for something that can keep you warm even in the minus degrees, I Highly recommend it!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 10 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great jacket!

PostedFebruary 2, 2014
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Colette
Location: Mass.
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I orginally ordered an XL because the reviews all said it ran very small. I'm not a small girl, by any means. I'm large busted, 5'2" and chunky . The XL was not only too big but as soon as I zipped it, the zipper split from the bottom up. I returned it for a Lg which def was a slimmer fit, zipper functioned perfectly. I really won't be able to layer underneath but there's no need. It is very warm, with a base layer it's just enough. I really love it! Its cute, especially with the furry hood.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 11 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Love this jacket!

PostedJanuary 31, 2014
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Blondie3803
Location: Weston, WI
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
This jacket is very warm & very comfortable to wear! Very stylish!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 12 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

AWESOME Jacket!! Going to LOVE it!

PostedJanuary 30, 2014
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TDalton
Location: Western, NC
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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I had to try this jacket on as soon as I received it, as we we're having our 1st snow of the year and it was blistering COLD! Needless to say, I DID NOT feel any cold! I'm going to LOVE this jacket! Thanks to Columbia for OMNI Shield that I feel 100% confident to have ordered a WHITE jacket! It's stunning! Thrilled!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 13 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

So warm and light weight

PostedJanuary 30, 2014
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Peppers5
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Love love love this coat. It is so warm and light weight. We have had below 0 temps and I am nice and toasty. It is so cute on too. I have had many complaments on it. I did have to get a size larger than normal but it is a fabulous coat. I would recommed this coat to everyone.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 14 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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3 / 5
3 / 5

NOT Red

PostedJanuary 30, 2014
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SkierWannabe
Location: Atlanta, GA
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
It would be nice if all the Hibiscus Red was the same color. Have gloves that are Columbia and ordered coat to match and it is a different re.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 15 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Does its job

PostedJanuary 28, 2014
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Carrie7
Location: New York, NY
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I live in new york, and I must say the jacket is best for new york winters. Its light yet warm. Its not as packable as other down jackets but its keeps you cosy.
It runs a little small, so if in doubt I would suggest going for a size larger.
I would defiantly recommend it.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 16 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Love IT!!

PostedJanuary 27, 2014
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MJ59
Location: Minnesota
Outdoor Experience:Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
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Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I would recommend this to anyone.. I bought it for myself and LOVE it.. winds of 40+ below and walking to work, was not cold at all.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 17 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

As advertised

PostedJanuary 27, 2014
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Joann14
Location: Virginia Beach
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
This jacket looks great, fits perfectly and is very warm. I love it.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 18 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

This product is extremely functional

PostedJanuary 24, 2014
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Green22
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Not only is the jacket extremely warm but it has a lot of convenient features. The fur on the hood zips off, the entire hood can also zip off, there are armpit vents for when participating in active events and you need to cool off
I would recommend this product.
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Review 19 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Super warm!

PostedJanuary 22, 2014
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dkerman
Location: wisconsin
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Ordered a large per previous reviews - should have ordered my exact size (medium), as it is a bit large. Sleeves are long enough to fit perfectly with arms stretched out. It's super warm. Love it!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 20 for Women’s Lay ‘D’ Down™ Jacket
Overall Rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5

Womens Lay D down jacket

PostedJanuary 20, 2014
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Alee
Location: Boston
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I am 5' 4" and I think the sleeves are too long for me. The hood is also a bit too big. It's kind of all hood - to the point where I had to rearrange it to lie right with the headrest in my car. I'm returing it today.
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