Patagonia Down Sweater Jacket - Women's

The ultimate jacket.

Consider the Patagonia Women's Down Sweater Jacket as a Jane of All Trades, if you will. This jacket touts a versatile construction that makes it ideal for early-season ice climbing, mid-winter skiing, or casually wearing in cool winter temperatures. As its name suggests, the Down Sweater is equipped with lightweight and compressible 800-fill Traceable Down, meaning the geese whose feathers insulate this jacket are never force-fed or live-plucked. Additionally, the down insulation is certified by NSF, an independent third party.

Down insulation is fine and dandy, but it's virtually useless without a little extra protection—which is why the designers at Patagonia outfitted the jacket with a durable recycled ripstop exterior that safeguards your core warmth, without compromising the jacket's lightweight constitution. And to bolster your defense, a DWR treatment easily sheds light moisture, so you stay warm and comfortable no matter what Mother Nature throws your way. Horizontal baffles are sewn through to prevent the down from shuffling around, meaning you stay warmer, longer, while the updated, contoured fit and slightly longer hem length double down on your protection. Additionally, zippered hand pockets keep small necessities close by and secure, and an internal chest pocket easily converts into a stuff sack for the jacket.

  • A versatile, warm jacket for climbing or casual wear
  • Recycled ripstop exterior is tough, breathable, and lightweight
  • DWR treatment sheds light moisture
  • 800-fill Traceable Down assures lofted warmth
  • Hand pockets keep small necessities close by
  • Internal pocket doubles as a stuff sack for jacket
  • Adjustable hem provides a personalized, sealed-in fit
  • Contoured fit and slightly longer hem double down on warmth
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

So warm!

    This jacket is so warm and comfy! Less bulk than most down jackets. Love it!

    So warm and comfy!

      I have had my eye on this jacket for ages! When my old jacket finally bit the dust I decided to go for it. Glad I did! It's lightweight, extremely warm, packable, and VERY wind resistant! I've worn it on freezing days, chilly nights, and blustery winter days, and it has out performed every other jacket I have owned in the past.***I purchased the Harvest Moon in a size medium. It is a slightly fitted jacket that does fit true-to-size( I bought a size up for layering reasons). The color is a pretty blue-purple color.***

      So warm, and comfy!

        I have had my eye on a Down Sweater Jacket for ages, and I finally got one! It is the perfect jacket for chilly nights, frosty mornings, and blustery freezing days. It's even a great pillow when you have to camp out at the airport waiting for a flight! It's lightweight, compressible, and allows me to pack lighter without having to drag a million jackets, and sweatshirts with me.

        Nice to wear everyday or as a layer

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: small

        I put off buying this jacket because it seemed everyone in town had the exact same jacket. The print fabric gives it a different look and it's so very warm and light. I have the nano and the nano puff. This is the warmest.


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          • Familiarity: I've used it several times
          • Fit: True to size
          • Size Bought: Small

          This is a great jacket! It is very light and comfortable to wear. I always wanted to try Patagonia and finally when you had a sale plus 20% was a plus.

          Not a winter coat

          • Familiarity: I've used it several times
          • Fit: True to size

          This jacket is very comfortable and fits nicely, however I'm disappointed with the lack of warmth it provides. In temperatures below 50 degrees, this jacket requires a fleece or heavy sweater underneath to stay warm. After reading the above description and considering the high price, I expected it to be much warmer.

          Great gift for mom!

          • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
          • Fit: True to size
          • Size Bought: Medium

          I bought this for my mom for her birthday and she raves about it. It fits her great and she loves the weight to warmth ratio! This was a great way to make one of the women who mean most to me smile!

          Love the Color!

          • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
          • Fit: True to size

          I ordered the Harvest Moon Blue and love it! I ordered an XL and there is room for a fleece underneath or sweater. I probably could of gone with the L if I wanted it more fitted but this is just fine. I have fitted fleece jackets from Patagonia for a milder type of weather, if need be.

          I ordered this to replace my Nuptse jacket from North Face which I had for 10yrs. This jacket isn't as bulky and was half the cost.

          Hoping this particular jacket will last a decade, too, but time will tell.

          This color is more so an Electric Cobalt Blue or Electric Cornflower, if that makes any sense.

          cute and warm

          • Familiarity: I've used it several times
          • Fit: Runs small
          • Size Bought: Medium

          Have only had this jacket for 2 weeks and I've been wearing it almost every day. Good for mild winter temps. Great color options and a great sale! I ordered up to a medium so that I could wear a fleece or sweatshirt underneath.

          Lightweight warmth~~LOVE

          • Size Bought: Small

          Purchased a Patagonia Down Sweater several years ago and though it is showing only the slightest signs of wear and tear I decided to buy another this year just to have another color option. Hands down....this is the most versatile down jacket I own. Compared to the heavier down hooded jacket hanging in the closet , my Patagonia DS gets far more use. Great for camping, hiking, shoulder seasons-Spring, Fall , around town, in the chilly house in the winter and the PNW winters with a shell and base layers. It is lightweight, packs down small and though not waterproof, it does repel light rain and moisture for brief periods of time.

          The only issue I have with the new Patagonia down sweater is the fit has changed requiring me to do an exchange. It is misleading online to rate this a "regular" fit and it would have been most helpful to have a heads up/alert to the change in fit online at time of ordering. This newer 2016/2017 model is more fitted and tapered in the waist and hip. Size Small in the newer Patagonia DS is slightly smaller than the size XS I purchased 2-3 years ago!! Once I sized up one size I have to admit the fitted vs the boxy fit of my older model DS looks much better. If you are between sizes you may want to go up at least one size. For reference, I'm 5'2" 120 pounds 34C/D and current size S fits with plenty of room to accommodate heavier base layers and still have good mobility of my arms and shoulders. LOVE the Harvest Moon Blue color which is a beautiful, rich true blue. Every time I wear this I'm reminded of the exceptional Patagonia quality and life time guarantee.

          For Christmas I also purchased the men's version of this DS to gift to an elderly friend (82 years old). He is very pleased and astonished how lightweight yet warm his new jacket is. Highly recommend!!!

          nice n warm

            I bought the mens version of this jacket and my mom had to have one. The down is Very warm and the outer layer still deters moisture quite well. If I had to carp on it seems a little bit short at the bottom but an excellent warm jacket!

            Unanswered Question

            Is the harvest moon blue truly blue or somewhat purple?

            They don't make them like they used too

            • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
            • Fit: Runs small

            I have an older version of this jacket and love it! Great for backpacking and out in town. However, the contoured shape makes these now a smaller. My older version was L and fit great. With the new version I now have to buy an XL. Why can't companies stop messing with things that work.

            Super Warm and Great for Layering

            • Familiarity: I've used it several times
            • Fit: True to size
            • Size Bought: Small

            Fits great and is very warm. I would have given the product a rating of 5 stars, however, I received the jacket with a huge tear along the inside right armpit area. Luckily, I was able to exchange it directly from the local Patagonia store.

            Runs Large!

            • Size Bought: Small

            I'm 5'4, 105 pounds, petite. I wear a small in everything. I do not like things to fit snug. I bought the size small hoping it would leave room for layers and would give me the loose fitting look I wanted. When it arrived, i realized the small fit more like a medium/large. The fit is also odd to me, it's very short & wide. The Nano Puff fits much better if you like a little length to cover your rear. Also, the Patagonia website under "sizing" stated that in Spring 2015 they increased the bust. Maybe that's why the small seems so large to me now. Awesome customer service! Good luck!

            Great Down Jacket

            • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
            • Fit: True to size
            • Size Bought: Small

            This is a wonderful down jacket. I carried this with me along the whole PCT and it kept me warm and comfortable. If I didn't already own this jacket, I probably would have opted for a Nano Puff for a long distance hike, because it is lighter and seems to keep you just as warm. For just a down jacket to use in normal life, this does its job wonderfully.
            The biggest pro of this jacket (or any Patagonia jacket) compared to other brands is that the wrist hems are not super tight elastic. I have extremely sensitive skin and cannot wear anything that's restrictively tight, so this was perfect and kept me from going insane when I wore it.
            I ordered the same size in this jacket as I have for my Snap-T fleeces and it fits perfectly.

            Lightweight & Warm

            • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
            • Fit: True to size

            I recently got this jacket for my mom for Christmas and she loved it!

            It was exactly what she wanted for a number of reasons. First and foremost she wanted a puffer jacket that was not overly puffy. She told me she loves it because she does not feel like
            the Michelin tire man with it on.

            Second, with it being so lightweight she loves how warm it is. She did not sacrifice any warmth with the jacket being so light.

            Lastly, I got her the Drumfire Red color and she loves it. She wanted a unique puffer jacket because everyone has the black one.

            Overall, it was a great Christmas present because I think it moved me up to her favorite son. I would recommend this for anyone looking for a lightweight warm jacket!

            Grey Patagonia Jacket

            • Fit: Runs large

            I purchased this jacket in a small. When I received it the jacket seems to run a tad big. I wanted to exchange it for an extra small. I downloaded the return label off the website. 2 weeks went by and didn't hear anything from Backcountry. Called them and they had no record of me downloading the label and still had not received the jacket. Very disappointed and hoping the jacket shows up. Customer service was not very helpful when I called them.