MADE BY EILEEN FISHER EXCLUSIVELY FOR GARNET HILL Made by Eileen Fisher exclusively for Garnet Hill Vertical ribs on one side and horizontal on the other add up to a completely chic, chunky sweater. Made from marled yarns, the turtleneck is über-soft, with a relaxed fit — the perfect partner to bottoms on the straight and narrow. Hip length in front, slightly longer in back. Long sleeves. Merino wool/nylon/cashmere. By Eileen Fisher. Imported.
While double checking a promo code during the ordering process, I lost out on the blue color of this sweater. They sold out fast! Received the charcoal gray sweater and it is perfect. Warm, soft, stylish...I want to wear it everyday. I purchased item during a sale so that made it that much better. I would order other colors if they came back in stock! I ordered a small and I typically wear a 6/8 in tops and bottoms.
I'm afraid the fit of this sweater (in purple) didn't do anything for me. I'm 5'8" and could have carried a boxy sweater with a shorter length (maybe different overall cut), but this one didn't work. I'd been warned, but the sale price tempted me. Nice collar.
This is a LOT of sweater! Big collar, big sleeves, rather long overall, and though not heavy, it is bulky. Not the kind of sweater you'd wear indoors in the Pacific Northwest. Plus factors: nice color navy, soft yarns, not itchy. I wear EF almost exclusively and love the yak turtlenecks! Don't know how much I'll wear this, but nice enough to keep at the sale price.
I don't have much to add to the previous reviews. . . The sweater is warm, soft and becoming. Somewhere between a cowl neck and a turtle neck, which works for me as I dislike feeling encumbered around my neck but am too short to look good in a cowl neck. Very dark navy blue is pretty.
It may just be about body type- but I tried both the XS and S / my usual EF sizing. It just didn't fit well- a lot of material under the arms. and a bit too short and boxy. I cannot imagine trying to get a coat to go over it- but that would be okay for Fall or dry weather. I have long arms and slim on top- 5'5 135 lbs- and it is just the wrong sweater for my body- so I returned both.
Response from Garnet Hill:By Lorna, Customer Liaison, November 27, 2013
Thank you for your feedback! We're sorry to hear that our Eileen Fisher Wool & Cashmere T-Neck Sweater did not work for you. Remember our exchanges are always freight free.
I am a huge fan of EF clothing, and have many, many Ef tops and sweaters, primarily knit of fine merino, thinnish cashmere, cotton, etc. The Wool & Cashmere T-Neck Sweater is the exception in that it provides more warmth than all the others put together. If you live in a cold climate, do yourself a favor and buy this. You can be stylish and warm at the same time!
It does have both horizontal and vertical design stripes -- an EF touch which distinguishes it. It has a thick warm neck, not a boatneck, V-neck or U-shaped neck. It is 87% merino wool, 5% cashmere, and only 8% nylon, just enough to keep the shape. The wool is thick and soft, although I wear it with a cami underneath just to avoid too much wool-on-skin contact.
Depending upon your height and build, this sweater might look a little chunky, but I recommend rounding out your EF sweater wardrobe with something really warm and cozy for winter. I have the blue, and it is a lovely color. On sale, it would make a great gift for the Eileen Fisher lover in your life.
I loved this sweater so much when I got it in blue, that I immediately bought the purple one. Mistake. It pills. The fitting is great (big, so order down a size for sure). It is beautiful. But, after you have worn it a few times, it pills terribly--or the wool changes somehow. I only wore the blue, so I will be returning the purple. Too bad. I love the sweater itself without the pilling.
Response from Garnet Hill:By Lorna, Customer Liaison, November 25, 2013
Please remember our exchanges are always freight free.
This sweater is amazingly soft and warm. The weave is lovely, and the fit is perfect - just as it appears in the photo. The weight, although not heavy, is substantial - or should I say COMFORTING! I ordered the grape, because the gray and the blue were no longer available in my size, but I'm glad to have been nudged into buying a color I don't usually wear. The sweater looks pretty chic, but it's roomy enough to wear over another light sweater for extra warmth if I don't feel like wearing a jacket. Only one problem: it's so cozy I don't want to take it off!
I really wanted the blue on but during the sale time I bought this, my size wasn't available in the blue. and I ordered the purple one. It's a very pretty color and the sweater is lightweight and soft.
This is one of the most comfortable sweaters I've ever worn. It's lightweight, attractive, warm & the style is just the right amount of edge-y. I'll be living in this all winter. Worth every penny - the style is quite versatile and the sweater is extremely well-made. Be careful not to catch it on jewelry, etc
I just received this sweater - waited for a sale - and have not yet worn it, but it feels wonderful and will look great with a pencil skirt or skinny pants or jeans. The back is slightly longer which is a nice camouflaging feature. When I tried it on, it was not the least bit itchy - the cashmere softens the feel and makes for an unstructured fit. It is large, but that's the style. I ordered the medium and generally wear a size 10-12. I can't wait for the temperature to drop!
I'm glad this sweater was on sale. It was very large. I am 5' 10" and a M is very large on me. The material is very rich, per Eileen Fisher. I plan to wear this with a turtleneck as the cowl neck drops too low for my satisfaction.
As a sale of the day, this sweater was a terrific buy. The blue color and the softness of the yarn are wonderful. I also have this sweater in grape and liked it well enough for a repeat, at a much lower price, purchase.
I resisted buying this for a long time as I can't usually wear wool. It looks good, but never feels good. However, I read all the reviews that said it wasn't scratchy, so I took the plunge. All I can say is "Wow." Not scratchy at all, so soft and comfortable. I ordered the blue (love it) and am thinking of picking it up in the gray. It has an unusual cut, but it really is so flattering. So cozy and comfortable.