Down Jackets Review: Eddie Bauer Hooded Jacket

A stylish jacket for casual adventures

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Eddie Bauer Downlight® StormDown® Hooded Jacket: 17oz

($249, eddiebauer.com)

Eddie Bauer’s “Downlight® StormDown® Hooded Jacket” has 800 fill power and weighs 17oz for a tidy $249. It has two zippered external pockets which are fleece lined and it can pack into either of those pockets. Sorry music lovers, there’s no chest pocket. The hood, wrist and hem are all non-adjustable elastic. As far as fit and aesthetics go this jacket gets the nod; it is fitted well and has a touch longer length than the Big Agnes. With the non-adjustable openings there is nothing dangling, giving the jacket a nice clean look at the expense of functionality in the field.

Best for: Looking good on more casual adventures.

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