The Best Fleeces for Women

Fleece jackets are a staple in any woman’s wardrobe—they’re useful all year, on the trail and in town. However, not all fleeces are the same. Make sure that your new fleece has the qualities you value, such as style and warmth and price, when adding one of these three fleeces to your closet this season. We found the top choices for comfort, style, versatility, and cost.
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Best Style

Columbia Women's Benton Springs Full-Zip Jacket


Simple and Refined. Soft polyester fabric, a high collar for extra warmth, and zippered hand pockets make this fleece a classic. 

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Columbia has been dressing women in fleeces for years now, so you know they must be doing something right to still retain their popularity. This fleece is the classic Columbia option, with a 100% polyester fleece, side-zippered security pockets, and a collared neck. The classic fit means it’s both flattering and suitable for activities like hiking or biking. To top it off, the fleece is machine washable. Get it today.

Best Protection

OutdoorMaster Women's Fleece Jacket


Stay Warm, Comfy and Dry. If you need a fleece that can stand up to the elements—as well as your busy lifestyle—this cozy, waterproof jacket is it.

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Whether you’re traveling in remote locations or juggling multiple kids, this fleece will come in handy. It’s not only comfy, with its thick material and high collar, it’s also stain repellent and waterproof, with external and internal pockets. Plus, it comes with a full-zip, optional hoodie, for additional protection and warmth. Purchase it here.

Most Affordable

Amazon Essentials Women's Full-Zip Polar Fleece Jacket


Simple and Affordable. This no-frills fleece is a great option when you’re shopping on a budget. Bonus: lots of color options.

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If you don’t need any fancy bells or whistles like waterproofing or internal pockets, then you may want to opt for this no-frills fleece from Amazon. The full-zip jacket is machine washable, with zippered pockets, and it comes in more than 15 colors and patterns. It's available today.