Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Jacket – Women’s

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Jacket – Women’s and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 89 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.6 stars 
Expert Rating: 4.2 stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 349

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Ideal jacket for layering.
  • Fairly compressible.
  • Effective as a mid-layer due to lightweight material and comfort.
  • Big pockets.
  • Variety of colors available.
  • Fairly breathable.
  • Stylish.
  • Sleeves are long enough for most body types.

Expert Reviews

  • Pull-cord to seal in the hemline for warmth.
  • Features a stash pocket that aids in compressing ability.
  • Provides some wind protection.
  • Garaged-zipper to prevent catching on materials.
  • Tiny perforations throughout the material allows air to move in and out for breathability.
  • Elastic arm cuffs for adjustability.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Patagonia doesn’t make sizes available for bigger women.
  • Some reports of stitching coming loose in the quilted areas after use.
  • Sizing discrepancies and issues with choosing the correct fit.

Expert Reviews

  • Poor stitching and faulty zippers.
  • Boxy fit may not be suitable for desired purpose.
  • Although it has a shell with DWR and nylon layer, it is not very water resistant.
  • No comfort features like a fleece-lined chin guard or pockets.
  • Although sleeves are long enough for long arms, the cut is a little shorter and rides up.


The Patagonia Nano Puff Insulated Jacket for women is a stylish workhorse that can be worn climbing mountains or around town. While there are lighter and warmer jackets available, the Nano Puff is a high performing jacket that strikes a good balance with its features.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web, including here: 1, 2, 3.