Amazon’s No. 1 bestselling fleece jacket has more than 4,200 perfect 5-star ratings—and it’s only $20

Izabella Zaydenberg
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Soft, comfy, and available in your favorite color (choose from 18 shades). (Photo: Amazon)
Soft, comfy, and available in your favorite color (choose from 18 shades). (Photo: Amazon)

What did we do before fleece was invented? We can’t recall, and we don’t even want to. Warm, light, washable, comfy, it’s the fabric of fall and a staple of modern life.

A quality fleece jacket, however, can run $100 or more. But lucky for you, there’s a fantastic pick that goes for a fifth of that. Amazon’s top-selling fleece jacket is under $20, and it’s so impressive, thousands of shoppers are shouting praise from the rooftops.

The Amazon Essentials Women's Classic Fit Long-Sleeve Full-Zip Polar Soft Fleece Jacket has more than 5,700 reviews—4,200+ of which are five stars. This bestseller has been hailed as the best-bang-for-your-buck fleece, and here’s why:

It’s similar to expensive designer styles

Deep pockets keep hands  (and your phone) protected. (Photo: Amazon)
Deep pockets keep hands (and your phone) protected. (Photo: Amazon)

Don’t be fooled by the jacket’s deceptively low price. Shoppers say the design and quality are superior to those of competitors:

“This is such a nice jacket, and the quality is on par with a similar fleece jacket I have from Columbia sportswear,” one shopper noted. “In fact, I like this one even better since the fleece is softer and it doesn't have any logos on the exterior.”

From another:“I will never buy the expensive brand name fleece jackets again. This is better quality, has zipper pockets, and an inside pocket. Washes up great. True to size. Hasn’t pilled or faded. Perfect for cool evenings.”

A third reviewer chimed in: “Great fit and you can't beat the price. It's actually softer than the more expensive name brand jackets I have.”

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women's Classic-Fit Long-Sleeve Full-Zip Polar Soft Fleece Jacket, $18 to $20.50, amazon.com

Super soft

The ultimate throw-on-and-go jacket. (Photo: Amazon)
The ultimate throw-on-and-go jacket. (Photo: Amazon)

A trademark of a quality fleece is how plush it is to the touch. This Amazon Essentials style is downright pillow-like, according to reviewers:

“I was really skeptical but, after reading the reviews, I decided to give this fleece jacket a try. It is so SOFT! I'm so surprised,” one shopper shared.

“This jacket is fantastic!” another wrote. “I was looking for something to wear in fall to keep warm before breaking out the winter coat and this is absolutely perfect. It looks great, fits just as expected, is super warm and soft. I've even taking to just wearing it around the house it is so comfortable (and my husband likes the house colder than I do). Would definitely recommend; I'm considering getting a second one since it's such a great deal.”

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women's Classic-Fit Long-Sleeve Full-Zip Polar Soft Fleece Jacket, $18 to $20.50, amazon.com

Shockingly comfortable

Perfect for layering. (Photo: Amazon)
Perfect for layering. (Photo: Amazon)

This fleece is reportedly so comfortable, shoppers have a hard time convincing themselves to wear anything else.

“Seriously this is my new favorite jacket,” a reviewer shared. “It is so soft and comfortable to wear around the house and out running errands. It also keeps me pretty warm when I'm outside and it's windy.”

Another shopper reported: “This fleece is very cute but more importantly it's very, very comfortable. It's surprisingly warm for how lightweight it is, and the colors are very bold; exactly as pictured.”

Shop it: Amazon Essentials Women's Classic-Fit Long-Sleeve Full-Zip Polar Soft Fleece Jacket, $18 to $20.50, amazon.com

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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