Everlane ReNew fleece sweatshirts are comprised entirely of 100% recycled polyester, made from 35 renewed plastic water bottles.
Before we start, you can learn more about the brand in my comprehensive Everlane review.
Everlane ReNew Fleece Sweatshirt Review
This fleece pullover is from Everlane’s ReNew Collection which they’ve dubbed “outerwear with an outlook.
Clothing from this unique collection is produced entirely from plastic water bottles, with exception to zippers and trim. Their commitment is no new plastic in their entire supply chain by 2021.
Everlane Fleece Sweatshirt: How Does It Feel & Fit?
Everlane’s fleece sweatshirt is super warm and comfortable with a relaxed fit. The material is soft, almost sherpa-like to the touch. I have no idea how it’s made almost entirely out of discarded plastic bottles.
In terms of fit, the sleeves are a bit longer than I’d like, but I think the shirt is meant to be looser throughout the body, arms included. I get that it’s a relaxed fit, but it’s still a little bit too roomy in the chest and body for my liking.
The sweatshirt is still wearable and may even shrink a little bit in a wash and dry cycle. If anything the relaxed drape is perfect for lounging around the house on a lazy Sunday.
Fleece Sweatshirt Details
My Size: XS
Body: 100% recycled polyester; Trim: 97% cotton, 3% elastane. Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low.
Made from 35 renewed plastic bottles.
Comes in sizes XS, S, M, L, XL.
Factory Made In
Just like the cotton bomber, the ReNew fleece sweatshirt is made in Bac Giang, Vietnam at their technical outerwear factory.
How Much Does It Really Cost?
- Materials: $9.55
- Hardware: $.66
- Labor: $4.40
- Duties: $4.68
- Transport: $1.00
True Cost = $20
Everlane sells its terry crew sweatshirt for $60, while traditional retail goes for $100.
Before You Leave
Check out some of the other Everlane products I’ve reviewed.
- Everlane Organic Cotton Tee
- Everlane Performance Chinos
- Everlane Slim Fit Jean
- Everlane Slim Fit Oxford Shirt
- Everlane Pique Polo Shirt
- Everlane French Terry Sweatshirt
- Everlane Cotton Bomber Jacket
- Everlane French Terry Hoodie
- Everlane Felted Merino Hoodie
- Everlane Felted Merino Cardigan
- Tread By Everlane
- Everlane Performance Suit & How to Style It
Check out the Everlane Choose What You Pay program that offers many popular styles at steeply discounted prices.
A note: Everlane sent me the shirt in this review. These are all my thoughts and opinions based on my experience. Gentleman Within holds all control over editorial content.
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