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The 7 Best Sherpa Jackets

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A good sherpa fleece jacket will very quickly become a go-to for you in the colder months. Whether you're interested in a coat with sherpa fleece lining or a cozy all-sherpa pullover, you're in line for a soft, warm, and stylish jacket for all occasions. Sherpa is the perfect faux fur material for when it gets a little chilly, and a high-quality sherpa jacket will serve you well out on the town and at the campsite. 

There are seemingly endless brands offering sherpa jackets, with dozens of different styles for you to choose from, in both men's and women's sizes. From luxury coats made with après ski in mind to bargain sherpas that you won't mind getting dirty, there are suitable selections for all price points and uses. 

It was tough, but we managed to narrow it down to our favorites — four in men's sizes, and three in women's. Odds are you're going to look at more than a few options in search of the perfect sherpa, but this list should help get you off to a good start. And, best of all, most of the following options are Prime-eligible, so you won't be waiting long for your new favorite fleece.

1. Our Top Pick

Columbia Fire Side II Sherpa Full-Zip Fleece Jacket - Columbia, $69.99

This full-zip fleece by Columbia is a top-rated sherpa jacket that women love. It comes in five different colors, and it's equally practical on the trail and around the fire. The high collar ensures some additional warmth whether you wear it as a jacket or just a layer, and with two spacious zipped pockets, you can safely store your phone, wallet and keys.

2. A Classic Trucker Jacket

Levi's Men's Sherpa Trucker Jacket - Amazon, $55+

Though it's designed more for a night out than a day in the woods, this sherpa-lined denim jacket is fashionable and functional. It's reasonably priced, looks great, and you have a ton of different colors and styles to choose from. The fit is relaxed, so you won't feel suffocated, and the sherpa lining makes it an option even when the temperatures really start to drop. According to just one of this jacket's 12,000 5-star reviewers, you can expect it to "fit great, (be) real warm and just as comfortable."

3. A Cozy Flannel Jacket for Fall

Wrangler Authentics Men's Long Sleeve Sherpa Lined Shirt Jacket - Amazon, $26.73

This shirt jacket is affordable, functional, and classic. While it might not have quite enough bulk to serve as your winter coat, the flannel and sherpa combo will more than get you through the fall. The jacket comes with 18 different patterns to choose from, and at under $30, it's a definite steal.

4. The Perfect Hoodie & Jacket Combo

Gioberti Men's Heavyweight Sherpa Lined Fleece Hoodie Jacket - Amazon, $39

To finish things up, this heavyweight, fleece-lined hoodie from Gioberti strikes the perfect balance of warmth and weight. It's sturdy enough to keep your warm of chilly nights, but you won't feel like you're drowning in it. It's also machine-washable and comes in 15 different colors, so as far as convenience goes, you won't find many better options.

5. A Cute Jacket to Wear at Home or While Running Errands

Women's Bean's Sherpa Fleece Jacket - L.L. Bean, $99

L.L Bean's sherpa is super cozy and cute. This jacket style has been pretty popular for a while now, so if you're looking for a lightweight layer that you can wear for years, consider this jacket. It's super casual and falls at the hip, so wear it with your yoga pants or flare leggings. Not only can you find this jacket in various sizes (XX small- X-large), but you can also find it in regular, petite, and plus options.

6. A Super Warm Jacket for the Outdoorsman


If you'll be outside in some serious cold weather, you have to consider Carhartt's duck-sherpa lined jacket. It's a great jacket if you work outside or plan on being outdoors for a few hours. The warm layer is sure to keep you warm throughout your body and head. A customer gave it five stars and wrote: "Nice, comfortable fit. I ordered it my size and can still layer it with a shirt and hoodie without losing a bunch of mobility. When I need another coat I hope this coat is still available."

7. A Long Coat For a Bonfire or Trek Into the City

Womens Winter Warm Coats Sherpa Fleece - Amazon, $79.99

Check out this long coat from Amazon. Everyone needs a long coat for those insanely cold winter days ahead of us. This coat is lined from top to bottom with fleece, so even your legs can stay warm! With two side pockets, you can also keep your hands warm, or opt to leave your purse at home and carry a few essentials in them. This is a great jacket if you love to dress up in the wintertime. The length of this jacket and cozy hood give it a city chic vibe.