This jacket has very nice understated design which I like. It also comes in a wide variety of colours, prints and sizes. I made the mistake of buying a size S in Asia and finding it just a bit too small. The ultralight down jacket really is ultralight. The down is ultra compressible too, stuffing it into a small area of your bag is absolutely no problem. It always fluffs back into shape when you take it out of its pouch.
Although it might have a few small lines and creases, but this is an endearing aesthetic of puffy jackets. So how warm and weather resistant is this jacket? That was with a merino underlayer and a shirt midlayer. I paired it with my merino wool buff to keep my neck warm. It holds up pretty well in light snow and rain too.
Another good thing about this jacket is that it has two large inside pockets. However, it does come with a small stuff sack for easy packing and travel, and is DWR coated to keep moisture out. The hood is also roomy enough to accomodate a hat underneath, which is a big must for me.
After years of moderate use his Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Parka looks good around the seams and has no holes that I could see — though a few feathers come out every now and then. When the weekend arrived we drove north to Windsor, Ontario, Canada, which sits right across the Detroit River from — you guessed it — Detroit! The torrential downpour that had greeted us at the border was a light drizzle by the time we set out to wander the waterfront. At around 45 degrees Fahrenheit I found I was overheating in the Ultra Light Down Parka, and to my delight the jacket handled the moisture really well.
Uniqlo treats their down with DWR, which allowed the rain to bead off of the fabric and kept the interior from getting soggy. And, perhaps more endearingly, the stuff sack is big enough to fit the jacket without the user needing a deep understanding of clothing origami. The hood is big enough to accomodate a hat, but not terribly well fitted — which stands in contrast to the slim fit of the rest of the garment. A simple drawstring would have alleviated this issue and allowed any head size to fit easily.
I like a big hood in theory, but adjustable and big is much better. Perhaps this would be solved by sizing up, but at 5-feet 4-inches, I was a little surprised when the jacket was too short even for me. The Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Parka is a great budget pick for daily wear around town and weekends in the mountains with a style that transitions as you do.
Kara grew up a grubby tomboy in Boulder, CO, where she spent most of her time outside collecting rocks in her pockets, much to her mother's chagrin. Now, as a Los Angeles based art director and writer she still loves being outside and exploring every chance she gets. On any given weekend, you can find her backpacking, hiking, or running ridiculous distances up and down mountains. You can follow her blog, Wild Country Found , and Instagram , or check out her personal website for more information.
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