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Midwest Stitcher's Favorites: Pique Fleece Jacket


The favorite garment being featured this week is a great transitional piece for this time of year.  While it’s still cold and wintery it works indoors.  And, as the temperature start to feel more like spring, you can keep wearing it as a jacket.

This is a favorite of one of our Customer Service Reps, Brittany.  She especially likes that “it’s fuzzy on the inside.”  A cozy fleece interior adds warmth and comfort.  The exterior has an intriguing pique texture giving it a very attractive look.  It’s a piece that can be dressed up or down.

Brittany continues, “It’s good for layering. Sometimes I wear it over a sweater and other times over a polo.  I can wear it over a lot of different things because of the colors it comes in.  It's very versatile."

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Midwest Stitcher’s Favorites: Warm Winter Jacket


In the previous article of this series we admitted we pick favorites.  After testing and trying the garments we sell we find some we like and some we don’t.  This time of year we’re wearing a lot of winter apparel so this pick is a very warm, winter jacket.

This garment is a favorite of mine.  And, in order for you to understand the importance of me picking this favorite, you must know that I LOVE all types of outerwear.  My front closet at home is full of jackets.  Some women love shoes; I love jackets.  So let me tell you what I love about this Brushstroke Print Insulated Jacket.

First and foremost it is WARM.  Warmer than my 3-in-1 jacket by The North Face® brand.  It's even warmer than my Obermeyer ski jacket, but I think part of this is because it’s an appropriate length in the back and doesn't ride up when you move.  It is also highly water resistant.  In addition, the inside back of the jacket and the collar are fleece lined making it warm and cozy as soon as you put it on.

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