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While the proverb suggests otherwise, when it comes to outerwear, we are firm believers that you can never have too much of a good thing, especially when it comes to winter jackets.
Because, whether you're layering for the slopes, heading out on a weekend hike, or gearing up for yet another freezing weather warning, having a choice of jackets is one of the keys to surviving Canadian winters.
One outerwear pick reviewers can't seem to get enough of is L.L.Bean's Women's Ultralight 850 Down Jacket. Insulated with water-repellant down, shoppers have dubbed the L.L.Bean coat the "best down jacket ever," and right now, it's on sale.
What is it
This shopper-favourite down jacket comes insulated with a water-repellant DownTek PFC-Free fabric that's treated to maintain warmth and loft, even when wet.
Lightweight, warm and packable, the jacket is crafted from recycled nylon and comes filled with high-quality 850-fill-power goose down.
The Ultralight 850 Down Jacket is machine wash and dry-friendly and easily packs away into its own pocket, making it perfect for travel, storage and tossing in your backpack during warm afternoons.
Like a light, surprisingly warm hug'
With an average rating of 4.6 stars and more than 140 five-star reviews backing it, L.L.Bean shoppers call the brand's Ultralight 850 Down Jacket the "best down jacket ever!"
"These jackets are like a light, surprisingly warm hug," writes one reviewer. "Perfect for backcountry trips, hiking, camping, travel and everything in between."
"After using this for an entire season of snowboarding and other wintry outdoor things, [...] I am ready to declare it my favourite thing ever," says another shopper. "The face fabric is silky and slides under and over other layers really well;" plus, it "fits my mom bod better than any other brand."
"It weighs practically nothing but keeps me warm and cozy," writes another reviewer. "I like that the pockets are nice and deep. Overall, a winner!"
While the vast majority of reviews lean positive, a handful of L.L.Bean shoppers say the "only thing [the jacket is] missing is a pocket for your phone."
"Why do men get a zippered pocket on the outside?" a shopper asked. "We need the zippered pocket too."
Great for hiking, camping, travelling and everything in between, L.L.Bean shoppers say the brand's women's Ultralight 850 Down Jacket is the "best down jacket ever!" For a limited time, shoppers can save nearly 50 per cent on this versatile, packable coat and take it home for just $288 — however if you're looking for a coat with an outside pocket, you may want to pass on this.