This cozy polar fleece zip-up has more than 11,000 reviews on Amazon - and it's only $28

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Amazon Essentials - Zip-Up Polar Fleece, $28. Available in 14 colours.
Amazon Essentials - Zip-Up Polar Fleece, $28. Available in 14 colours.

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We all have that one cozy sweater that we reach for over and over again — but there’s a polar fleece zip-up that might give your old hoodie a run for its money.

Amazon Essentials, Amazon’s in-house brand of apparel, has built a following of loyal shoppers who love having access to affordable and high quality wardrobe basics. The brand’s Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket, is just one example of the brand’s bestselling products that have earned thousands of reviews from shoppers in search of the perfect, comfy fleece.

Amazon Essentials Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket

Amazon Essentials Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket, $28.
Amazon Essentials Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket, $28.

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What is it?

The Full-Zip Polar Fleece by Amazon Essentials is a mid-weight, polyester fleece that makes the perfect topper to your activewear and loungewear looks, or throw on top of your favourite pair of jeans.

Whether you’re layering for the outdoors or wearing on its own, the Amazon Essentials zip-up combines functionality with comfort, with zippered pockets, elasticized cuffs and a flattering fitted silhouette. With 14 different colours to choose from, there’s a zip-up to match your personal style and keep you comfy and cozy - no matter where life takes you. The best part? It’s only $28.

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What people are saying

Seasoned Amazon shoppers know how important it is to read customer reviews before you make a purchase. Luckily, the Full-Zip Polar Fleece has earned an impressive 4.6 out of 5 star rating from more than 11,000 customer reviews.

Amazon Essentials Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket, $28.
Amazon Essentials Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket, $28.

“I had never purchased Amazon brand clothing before, but I was glad to have come across this item. Just like any other polar fleece it's soft and warm. It doesn't have any big flashy logos on the front so it may be perfect for uniform purposes,” wrote one reviewer. “The pockets on the side have ample room and semi-concealed zippers. Washes well and hasn't started pilling or creating fuzz yet.”

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Some shoppers have noted that the zippers fit a little large, and recommend following the size guide for a comfortable fit.

Amazon Essentials Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket - $28.
Amazon Essentials Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket - $28.

“I bought this fleece for the upcoming colder weather and it did not disappoint,” a reviewer said. “I’m usually an XS/S for shirts or sweaters and the small fits comfortably and slightly relaxed with room to layer underneath. The fleece is so soft and warm! I haven’t washed yet but upon trying this on I ordered another one in a different colour!”

Verdict

The Amazon Full-Zip Polar Fleece is the perfect layering piece for colder temperatures and an easy sweater to grab when you’re on the go or want to bundle up.

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It’s not thick enough to wear as a winter jacket alternative, but could be ideal to wear alone during cooler temperatures in spring and fall. At $28, the Amazon Essentials fleece is an affordable option for anyone looking to save on active or loungewear and avoid paying more for name brand apparel.

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