The North Face ThermoBall Insulated Jacket – Women’s

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the The North Face ThermoBall Insulated Jacket – Women’s and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 85 (out of 100)
User Rating: 4.7 stars 
Expert Rating: 3.4 stars

Number of Ratings Reviewed: 1674

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • Lightweight and warm.
  • This high quality jacket remains durable for several years.
  • Packs well for travel into its own bag.
  • This jacket fits well and is stylish enough to wear in the city.
  • This jacket keeps you warm in the wind, is fairly breathable and cool enough to wear in warmer, sunny weather.

Expert Reviews

  • Draw cord holds in warmth by cinching down the hem.
  • Repels water surprisingly well and dries very quickly.
  • Although some users may not love the shiny fabric, this makes layering easier.
  • This jacket is manufactured without using harmful substances.

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Some users reported color not true to website listing.
  • Some users found this jacket did not keep them warm when temperatures were below freezing.

Expert Reviews

  • Although there are 5 pockets, there is no external chest pocket.
  • Doesn’t breathe well during high intensity activities.


The North Face ThermoBall Insulated Jacket for women is a fairly lightweight and warm synthetic jacket that is stylish enough to wear around town. It is best used as a mid-layer in cold temps or as a top-layer in moderate conditions. While the jacket may not breathe well enough for high intensity activities, for most other outdoor adventures, this is a good-looking and practical choice.


Note: User and expert rankings were reviewed across the web. Some expert reviews include these: 1, 2.