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All-Season Crew Neck

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Soft like cashmere. Easy to care for unlike cashmere. We make Oliver Charles sweaters from the soft down wool of high elevation yak, called khullu. Khullu has world-renowned temperature regulating and odor-resistance properties, making it ideal for outfit repeaters.

Customer Reviews

Based on 201 reviews
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Kelly G.
One-bag travel item

I liked the simplicity of building outfits around a simple sweater, even if those outfits tended to be my favorite cords and the sweater. One reason I signed up for the challenge is I wanted to test this sweater as a one-bag travel item. I'd definitely recommend the sweater for someone building a minimalist wardrobe while traveling. Two merino t-shirts, one of the sweaters, and a rain coat would be enough for weeks or months of travel. It's also a good choice for someone putting together a capsule wardrobe. People who want to invest in quality clothes they were often, instead of a closet full of barely worn fast fashion that's not going to wear well.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’1 | Weight: 165 lb | Bust: 40"

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Anna E.
Holding up with 5 straight days

I’m pretty impressed with how the sweater is holding up with 5 straight days of wear. Thin enough to fit under overalls but still warm for 35 degree weather.

Size Ordered: XS | Typical Size: XS | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’3 | Weight: 135 lb | Bust: 34B

A
Annie D.
Wore the sweater without washing it for the entire week

Given that the week I chose to do the challenge wasn't exactly "cool," I was afraid the summer sweater would still make me sweaty. I was delighted to find that even though I did get a bit warm when the temp hit 80, overall, the sweater kept me a perfect temperature. The weave under the armpits looks a little different - almost vented. I think that increased the breathability. I wore the sweater without an undershirt and it was not itchy. When I saw that it had a sewn-in tag, I was afraid it was going to bother me. (This is supposed to be a sensory friendly sweater, after all.) But it really didn't. I had intended on carefully removing it when I had the time, but I ended up leaving it in. I was able to wear the sweater without washing it for the entire week. One of the things I look for in clothing is the ability to re-wear. I was surprised at how fresh it stayed, despite the warmer weather. The sweater also looked really sharp. I had compliments on my appearance. As someone who goes for comfort over fashion, it was really nice to wear something that rivaled as sweatshirt in comfort, while looking nice enough to go to church or to a business casual event. That provides a lot of value, in my opinion. I would recommend this sweater to anyone who loves comfort over fashion, but doesn't want to look dressed down all the time. I would also recommend it to anyone who appreciates being able to wear an item of clothing multiple times without having to wash it and who cares about owning quality, slow-fashion items over trendy fast-fashion.

Size Ordered: XS | Typical Size: XS | Fit: Perfect
Height: 4’11.5 | Weight: 110 lb | Bust: 32"

C
Cara H.
Super awesome for folks who have sensory issues

Two thumbs up for cozy versatility! I intended to pack this sweater as my only warm piece of clothing (aside from a rain jacket) for my family’s trip to Olympic NP and Victoria, BC. I was a little nervous relying on it solely, so at the last minute I shoved a hooded sweatshirt in the last available space of my pack. I’m happy to report after the seven day challenge, that sweatshirt has never been unpacked…in fact I moved it to the bottom of my bag because it was just taking up space. This sweater is very true to size. I have a long torso and long arms so usually have to size up for length and I’m very happy with the length of both with this sweater. At the end of 7 days of wearing the sweater nearly all day each day, it looks brand new, isn’t stretched out, and smells the same as it did when I took it out of the box—and I wore it during some hot days. There’s a small amount of pilling under the arms, but not noticeable at all. In fact I think the coloring of the sweater hides the pills… I love the versatility of the color (undyed) and am super happy with my purchase and couldn’t recommend this sweater enough to others who are looking to minimize their wardrobe/travel packing list, who are active and want a versatile piece, and/or folks who want a quality garment that is comfortable and will last.

I posted that review on the website. But I forgot to mention that I love that the tags are sewn on all sides. This helps me resist the urge to rip it out and I didn’t even notice the side tag was there until day 5 of wearing. Super awesome for folks who have sensory issues and hate tags!

When I get home I’m going to clean out my sweater bin of all the poorly made merino sweaters that I have and might wear once or twice a year. I can’t wait to see how this sweater withstands a cold northwest winter!

Size Ordered: L | Typical Size: L | Fit: Perfect

D
D-Marie B.
Performed well against my old sweaters in many aspects

Invested in the OC all season sweater to upgrade a 14 y/old Possum Merino sweater. Was not disappointed as it performed well against the old sweater in many aspects. The most useful and suprising was the washabilty of it. I would not put Possum Merino through a regular machine wash any day. Like cashmere, the regular wash cycle would be too harsh on the Possum fibre. After two weeks of wearing the OC sweater, decided to follow the washing instructions and put it throught the machine with the rest of my clothes on a regular cycle. Came out looking perfect (dried quickly too) and smelling new. Big thumbs up. It wasn't as warm as the Possum Merino at rest but the durability outweighed that feature as it breathed far more than the Possum Merino when active. I would say the Possum Merino makes a better blanket insulator, but the OC sweater made a better sweater, especially with the seamless 3D knit. One gripe. Possum Merino does not pill, or at least is really resistant to it. The OC sweater, like with most wool sweaters, pilled like the rest after a day or so of wear. Not a big thing, especially when you choose a colour that hides it really well but it makes wearing it to work a little less enticing if you want to look neat. Both my old Possum Merino and the new OC all season sweater are amazing fibres, and both have already made a positive change to how I wear clothes. I hope the OC sweater can last as long as my Possum Merino. Would recommend the sweater to any one who seeks the outdoors, who is active, and who wanted to invest in a piece of quality clothing.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect

M
Meredith S.
Wearing the sweater daily was effortless

My introduction to the Oliver Charles company began when, in a rare instance of "Okay, I'll bite," I clicked on an ad about some sort of marvelous sweater, sustainability, fiber from seaweed, yak hair, and a challenge to reduce the material (literally) goods housed within one's closet. That intrigued me to dig a little deeper into the company and by the time I finished reading I ordered a sweater. I wanted to support a company that was using innovative technology and natural fibers, and using closed-loop production to reduce waste. And, I really liked their promotion of buying quality over quantity- - reducing the number of clothes items owned in favor of wearing quality items more often. Therefore, when I got the opportunity to participate in the All Season Sweater challenge, it was not difficult to accept!

With the exception of one extremely hot day, I wore my sweater each day for a full week. I biked in it, went for long walks in it, wore it boating while crabbing, slept overnight in it (on the boat), wore it to work, and wore it out to dinner. It is absolutely the most comfortable item of clothing I now have. Despite the amount of use I put it through, and at temperatures between 50 to 75+ degrees F, I never felt the need to wash it the entire week. It did not retain odor and kept its form beautifully the entire time.

Wearing the sweater daily was effortless because it felt great and looked great- in fact, I actually welcomed not having to figure out what to wear each day. The impact of this for me was that by the end of the week I realized I had a desire to cull my clothes. It's not that I have a lot of clothing items- just a small closet and two bureaus -but even so, I reduced my clothes inventory by a third simply by removing all items of clothing that had been worn five times or less in the past year.

I have already recommended the Oliver Charles sweater to several of my friends and know that at least one has already put in an order as a result. I will continue to recommend these sweaters and talk about what this company is trying to do. Thank you Oliver Charles for the challenge- it has reminded me of how truly few material things we actually need to feel satisfied.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect

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Beverly W.
More than all season, it's all purpose!

This is my 2nd All season sweater and I love it! The fit is super comfortable with sleeves that are long enough for my long arms. The sleeves are so awesome that they stay put when I move around! I got the undyed color and it is the perfect neutral to match absolutely EVERY THING!!!

I have worn my sweater with jeans, with leggings, out hiking canyons, and out to dinner. I can't wait to wear it with shorts!!
The best part, though, is how Oliver Charles let's me feel good about the quality, sourcing, and making of this sweater. I'm striving for a more sustainable closet and a wardrobe I can travel with. The only warm layer I brought on a recent trip is this sweater and it took me to all the places to do all the things !

The all season sweater is more than all season, it's all purpose!

Size Ordered: L | Typical Size: L | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’9 | Weight: 161 lb | Bust: 37"

K
Kathleen B.
Wearing my OC sweaters every day for 100 days

Great fit, wearing with brown jeans, blue jeans are good, too. It’s a good neutral (undyed) color. I’m challenging myself to wearing my OC sweaters every day for 100 days. Started March 16. Three days with all seasons and 22 days wearing summer sweater. I’m a big fan of the Oliver Charles ethic—sustainability, classic style and no waste.

Size Ordered: S | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’4 | Weight: 130 lb | Bust: 37"

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Yuki M.
I really LOVE it and wish I could clone it

When I love a piece of clothing I really LOVE it and wish I could clone it. Alas, I was really hoping I would receive my all-season sweater BEFORE my trip to an artist residency, but regardless the sweater did great post-trip in my everyday life. I expected to get more sick of the sweater, but the color was versatile in my existing wardrobe and the weight was perfect. I do think anyone would benefit from having this in their core wardrobe especially if you travel and need something very adaptable.

Size Ordered: XXL | Typical Size: XXL | Fit: Perfect

B
Beverly W.
Be kind to yourself and mama earth

I love this all season sweater! I decided to take the 7 day challenge to get closer to a capsule, more minimal, wardrobe. I really want to travel as lightly as possible and be able to pack and go on a moments notice. And at the same time, I want to reduce my impact on mama earth. I admit the sizing had me concerned and kept me from ordering for a few weeks! And what color to choose?? Black is my go to. But the light grey is so beautiful. I went with the grey but was really worried about eating and spilling on myself, lol! I went with the medium and it was a nice fit; closer fitting than I would normally go with but a nice fit for sure. Being closer fitting made this sweater really useful with things both under and over it. I felt like my normal casual self but elevated. I did have a huge self realization that I am most comfortable and confident in my oversized tops, though.

After wearing my all season sweater for the 7 days, I can easily see wearing it to travel and packing WAY less. It is so easy to wear with all the things in all the settings in all the climates! And I'll be wearing it outside of travel too--it just goes with everything. I'm so excited to have less stuff, less clutter, and to not think so much about what to wear every day. I can grab this sweater, any bottoms, and go! Being aware of wearing the sweater on repeat made me slow down so as not to spill on it; that was a huge unexpected benefit! Slow down and enjoy, appreciate, experience! And not washing the sweater very often is going to save me so much time and the earth so much impact!

If you are looking for a key piece to mix with anything else you wear, if you want a single sweater to build your wardrobe around, if you want a quality piece made from quality materials, if you want to live more sustainably, if you want to lighten your load, if you want to simplify, this is the sweater for you! Any of the Oliver Charles sweaters will fit the bill! Be kind to yourself and mama earth and try a sweater!

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Ran Slight Small

Customer Reviews

Based on 201 reviews
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Kelly G.
One-bag travel item

I liked the simplicity of building outfits around a simple sweater, even if those outfits tended to be my favorite cords and the sweater. One reason I signed up for the challenge is I wanted to test this sweater as a one-bag travel item. I'd definitely recommend the sweater for someone building a minimalist wardrobe while traveling. Two merino t-shirts, one of the sweaters, and a rain coat would be enough for weeks or months of travel. It's also a good choice for someone putting together a capsule wardrobe. People who want to invest in quality clothes they were often, instead of a closet full of barely worn fast fashion that's not going to wear well.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’1 | Weight: 165 lb | Bust: 40"

A
Anna E.
Holding up with 5 straight days

I’m pretty impressed with how the sweater is holding up with 5 straight days of wear. Thin enough to fit under overalls but still warm for 35 degree weather.

Size Ordered: XS | Typical Size: XS | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’3 | Weight: 135 lb | Bust: 34B

A
Annie D.
Wore the sweater without washing it for the entire week

Given that the week I chose to do the challenge wasn't exactly "cool," I was afraid the summer sweater would still make me sweaty. I was delighted to find that even though I did get a bit warm when the temp hit 80, overall, the sweater kept me a perfect temperature. The weave under the armpits looks a little different - almost vented. I think that increased the breathability. I wore the sweater without an undershirt and it was not itchy. When I saw that it had a sewn-in tag, I was afraid it was going to bother me. (This is supposed to be a sensory friendly sweater, after all.) But it really didn't. I had intended on carefully removing it when I had the time, but I ended up leaving it in. I was able to wear the sweater without washing it for the entire week. One of the things I look for in clothing is the ability to re-wear. I was surprised at how fresh it stayed, despite the warmer weather. The sweater also looked really sharp. I had compliments on my appearance. As someone who goes for comfort over fashion, it was really nice to wear something that rivaled as sweatshirt in comfort, while looking nice enough to go to church or to a business casual event. That provides a lot of value, in my opinion. I would recommend this sweater to anyone who loves comfort over fashion, but doesn't want to look dressed down all the time. I would also recommend it to anyone who appreciates being able to wear an item of clothing multiple times without having to wash it and who cares about owning quality, slow-fashion items over trendy fast-fashion.

Size Ordered: XS | Typical Size: XS | Fit: Perfect
Height: 4’11.5 | Weight: 110 lb | Bust: 32"

C
Cara H.
Super awesome for folks who have sensory issues

Two thumbs up for cozy versatility! I intended to pack this sweater as my only warm piece of clothing (aside from a rain jacket) for my family’s trip to Olympic NP and Victoria, BC. I was a little nervous relying on it solely, so at the last minute I shoved a hooded sweatshirt in the last available space of my pack. I’m happy to report after the seven day challenge, that sweatshirt has never been unpacked…in fact I moved it to the bottom of my bag because it was just taking up space. This sweater is very true to size. I have a long torso and long arms so usually have to size up for length and I’m very happy with the length of both with this sweater. At the end of 7 days of wearing the sweater nearly all day each day, it looks brand new, isn’t stretched out, and smells the same as it did when I took it out of the box—and I wore it during some hot days. There’s a small amount of pilling under the arms, but not noticeable at all. In fact I think the coloring of the sweater hides the pills… I love the versatility of the color (undyed) and am super happy with my purchase and couldn’t recommend this sweater enough to others who are looking to minimize their wardrobe/travel packing list, who are active and want a versatile piece, and/or folks who want a quality garment that is comfortable and will last.

I posted that review on the website. But I forgot to mention that I love that the tags are sewn on all sides. This helps me resist the urge to rip it out and I didn’t even notice the side tag was there until day 5 of wearing. Super awesome for folks who have sensory issues and hate tags!

When I get home I’m going to clean out my sweater bin of all the poorly made merino sweaters that I have and might wear once or twice a year. I can’t wait to see how this sweater withstands a cold northwest winter!

Size Ordered: L | Typical Size: L | Fit: Perfect

D
D-Marie B.
Performed well against my old sweaters in many aspects

Invested in the OC all season sweater to upgrade a 14 y/old Possum Merino sweater. Was not disappointed as it performed well against the old sweater in many aspects. The most useful and suprising was the washabilty of it. I would not put Possum Merino through a regular machine wash any day. Like cashmere, the regular wash cycle would be too harsh on the Possum fibre. After two weeks of wearing the OC sweater, decided to follow the washing instructions and put it throught the machine with the rest of my clothes on a regular cycle. Came out looking perfect (dried quickly too) and smelling new. Big thumbs up. It wasn't as warm as the Possum Merino at rest but the durability outweighed that feature as it breathed far more than the Possum Merino when active. I would say the Possum Merino makes a better blanket insulator, but the OC sweater made a better sweater, especially with the seamless 3D knit. One gripe. Possum Merino does not pill, or at least is really resistant to it. The OC sweater, like with most wool sweaters, pilled like the rest after a day or so of wear. Not a big thing, especially when you choose a colour that hides it really well but it makes wearing it to work a little less enticing if you want to look neat. Both my old Possum Merino and the new OC all season sweater are amazing fibres, and both have already made a positive change to how I wear clothes. I hope the OC sweater can last as long as my Possum Merino. Would recommend the sweater to any one who seeks the outdoors, who is active, and who wanted to invest in a piece of quality clothing.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect

M
Meredith S.
Wearing the sweater daily was effortless

My introduction to the Oliver Charles company began when, in a rare instance of "Okay, I'll bite," I clicked on an ad about some sort of marvelous sweater, sustainability, fiber from seaweed, yak hair, and a challenge to reduce the material (literally) goods housed within one's closet. That intrigued me to dig a little deeper into the company and by the time I finished reading I ordered a sweater. I wanted to support a company that was using innovative technology and natural fibers, and using closed-loop production to reduce waste. And, I really liked their promotion of buying quality over quantity- - reducing the number of clothes items owned in favor of wearing quality items more often. Therefore, when I got the opportunity to participate in the All Season Sweater challenge, it was not difficult to accept!

With the exception of one extremely hot day, I wore my sweater each day for a full week. I biked in it, went for long walks in it, wore it boating while crabbing, slept overnight in it (on the boat), wore it to work, and wore it out to dinner. It is absolutely the most comfortable item of clothing I now have. Despite the amount of use I put it through, and at temperatures between 50 to 75+ degrees F, I never felt the need to wash it the entire week. It did not retain odor and kept its form beautifully the entire time.

Wearing the sweater daily was effortless because it felt great and looked great- in fact, I actually welcomed not having to figure out what to wear each day. The impact of this for me was that by the end of the week I realized I had a desire to cull my clothes. It's not that I have a lot of clothing items- just a small closet and two bureaus -but even so, I reduced my clothes inventory by a third simply by removing all items of clothing that had been worn five times or less in the past year.

I have already recommended the Oliver Charles sweater to several of my friends and know that at least one has already put in an order as a result. I will continue to recommend these sweaters and talk about what this company is trying to do. Thank you Oliver Charles for the challenge- it has reminded me of how truly few material things we actually need to feel satisfied.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect

B
Beverly W.
More than all season, it's all purpose!

This is my 2nd All season sweater and I love it! The fit is super comfortable with sleeves that are long enough for my long arms. The sleeves are so awesome that they stay put when I move around! I got the undyed color and it is the perfect neutral to match absolutely EVERY THING!!!

I have worn my sweater with jeans, with leggings, out hiking canyons, and out to dinner. I can't wait to wear it with shorts!!
The best part, though, is how Oliver Charles let's me feel good about the quality, sourcing, and making of this sweater. I'm striving for a more sustainable closet and a wardrobe I can travel with. The only warm layer I brought on a recent trip is this sweater and it took me to all the places to do all the things !

The all season sweater is more than all season, it's all purpose!

Size Ordered: L | Typical Size: L | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’9 | Weight: 161 lb | Bust: 37"

K
Kathleen B.
Wearing my OC sweaters every day for 100 days

Great fit, wearing with brown jeans, blue jeans are good, too. It’s a good neutral (undyed) color. I’m challenging myself to wearing my OC sweaters every day for 100 days. Started March 16. Three days with all seasons and 22 days wearing summer sweater. I’m a big fan of the Oliver Charles ethic—sustainability, classic style and no waste.

Size Ordered: S | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’4 | Weight: 130 lb | Bust: 37"

Y
Yuki M.
I really LOVE it and wish I could clone it

When I love a piece of clothing I really LOVE it and wish I could clone it. Alas, I was really hoping I would receive my all-season sweater BEFORE my trip to an artist residency, but regardless the sweater did great post-trip in my everyday life. I expected to get more sick of the sweater, but the color was versatile in my existing wardrobe and the weight was perfect. I do think anyone would benefit from having this in their core wardrobe especially if you travel and need something very adaptable.

Size Ordered: XXL | Typical Size: XXL | Fit: Perfect

B
Beverly W.
Be kind to yourself and mama earth

I love this all season sweater! I decided to take the 7 day challenge to get closer to a capsule, more minimal, wardrobe. I really want to travel as lightly as possible and be able to pack and go on a moments notice. And at the same time, I want to reduce my impact on mama earth. I admit the sizing had me concerned and kept me from ordering for a few weeks! And what color to choose?? Black is my go to. But the light grey is so beautiful. I went with the grey but was really worried about eating and spilling on myself, lol! I went with the medium and it was a nice fit; closer fitting than I would normally go with but a nice fit for sure. Being closer fitting made this sweater really useful with things both under and over it. I felt like my normal casual self but elevated. I did have a huge self realization that I am most comfortable and confident in my oversized tops, though.

After wearing my all season sweater for the 7 days, I can easily see wearing it to travel and packing WAY less. It is so easy to wear with all the things in all the settings in all the climates! And I'll be wearing it outside of travel too--it just goes with everything. I'm so excited to have less stuff, less clutter, and to not think so much about what to wear every day. I can grab this sweater, any bottoms, and go! Being aware of wearing the sweater on repeat made me slow down so as not to spill on it; that was a huge unexpected benefit! Slow down and enjoy, appreciate, experience! And not washing the sweater very often is going to save me so much time and the earth so much impact!

If you are looking for a key piece to mix with anything else you wear, if you want a single sweater to build your wardrobe around, if you want a quality piece made from quality materials, if you want to live more sustainably, if you want to lighten your load, if you want to simplify, this is the sweater for you! Any of the Oliver Charles sweaters will fit the bill! Be kind to yourself and mama earth and try a sweater!

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Ran Slight Small

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Based on 201 reviews
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Kelly G.
One-bag travel item

I liked the simplicity of building outfits around a simple sweater, even if those outfits tended to be my favorite cords and the sweater. One reason I signed up for the challenge is I wanted to test this sweater as a one-bag travel item. I'd definitely recommend the sweater for someone building a minimalist wardrobe while traveling. Two merino t-shirts, one of the sweaters, and a rain coat would be enough for weeks or months of travel. It's also a good choice for someone putting together a capsule wardrobe. People who want to invest in quality clothes they were often, instead of a closet full of barely worn fast fashion that's not going to wear well.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’1 | Weight: 165 lb | Bust: 40"

A
Anna E.
Holding up with 5 straight days

I’m pretty impressed with how the sweater is holding up with 5 straight days of wear. Thin enough to fit under overalls but still warm for 35 degree weather.

Size Ordered: XS | Typical Size: XS | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’3 | Weight: 135 lb | Bust: 34B

A
Annie D.
Wore the sweater without washing it for the entire week

Given that the week I chose to do the challenge wasn't exactly "cool," I was afraid the summer sweater would still make me sweaty. I was delighted to find that even though I did get a bit warm when the temp hit 80, overall, the sweater kept me a perfect temperature. The weave under the armpits looks a little different - almost vented. I think that increased the breathability. I wore the sweater without an undershirt and it was not itchy. When I saw that it had a sewn-in tag, I was afraid it was going to bother me. (This is supposed to be a sensory friendly sweater, after all.) But it really didn't. I had intended on carefully removing it when I had the time, but I ended up leaving it in. I was able to wear the sweater without washing it for the entire week. One of the things I look for in clothing is the ability to re-wear. I was surprised at how fresh it stayed, despite the warmer weather. The sweater also looked really sharp. I had compliments on my appearance. As someone who goes for comfort over fashion, it was really nice to wear something that rivaled as sweatshirt in comfort, while looking nice enough to go to church or to a business casual event. That provides a lot of value, in my opinion. I would recommend this sweater to anyone who loves comfort over fashion, but doesn't want to look dressed down all the time. I would also recommend it to anyone who appreciates being able to wear an item of clothing multiple times without having to wash it and who cares about owning quality, slow-fashion items over trendy fast-fashion.

Size Ordered: XS | Typical Size: XS | Fit: Perfect
Height: 4’11.5 | Weight: 110 lb | Bust: 32"

C
Cara H.
Super awesome for folks who have sensory issues

Two thumbs up for cozy versatility! I intended to pack this sweater as my only warm piece of clothing (aside from a rain jacket) for my family’s trip to Olympic NP and Victoria, BC. I was a little nervous relying on it solely, so at the last minute I shoved a hooded sweatshirt in the last available space of my pack. I’m happy to report after the seven day challenge, that sweatshirt has never been unpacked…in fact I moved it to the bottom of my bag because it was just taking up space. This sweater is very true to size. I have a long torso and long arms so usually have to size up for length and I’m very happy with the length of both with this sweater. At the end of 7 days of wearing the sweater nearly all day each day, it looks brand new, isn’t stretched out, and smells the same as it did when I took it out of the box—and I wore it during some hot days. There’s a small amount of pilling under the arms, but not noticeable at all. In fact I think the coloring of the sweater hides the pills… I love the versatility of the color (undyed) and am super happy with my purchase and couldn’t recommend this sweater enough to others who are looking to minimize their wardrobe/travel packing list, who are active and want a versatile piece, and/or folks who want a quality garment that is comfortable and will last.

I posted that review on the website. But I forgot to mention that I love that the tags are sewn on all sides. This helps me resist the urge to rip it out and I didn’t even notice the side tag was there until day 5 of wearing. Super awesome for folks who have sensory issues and hate tags!

When I get home I’m going to clean out my sweater bin of all the poorly made merino sweaters that I have and might wear once or twice a year. I can’t wait to see how this sweater withstands a cold northwest winter!

Size Ordered: L | Typical Size: L | Fit: Perfect

D
D-Marie B.
Performed well against my old sweaters in many aspects

Invested in the OC all season sweater to upgrade a 14 y/old Possum Merino sweater. Was not disappointed as it performed well against the old sweater in many aspects. The most useful and suprising was the washabilty of it. I would not put Possum Merino through a regular machine wash any day. Like cashmere, the regular wash cycle would be too harsh on the Possum fibre. After two weeks of wearing the OC sweater, decided to follow the washing instructions and put it throught the machine with the rest of my clothes on a regular cycle. Came out looking perfect (dried quickly too) and smelling new. Big thumbs up. It wasn't as warm as the Possum Merino at rest but the durability outweighed that feature as it breathed far more than the Possum Merino when active. I would say the Possum Merino makes a better blanket insulator, but the OC sweater made a better sweater, especially with the seamless 3D knit. One gripe. Possum Merino does not pill, or at least is really resistant to it. The OC sweater, like with most wool sweaters, pilled like the rest after a day or so of wear. Not a big thing, especially when you choose a colour that hides it really well but it makes wearing it to work a little less enticing if you want to look neat. Both my old Possum Merino and the new OC all season sweater are amazing fibres, and both have already made a positive change to how I wear clothes. I hope the OC sweater can last as long as my Possum Merino. Would recommend the sweater to any one who seeks the outdoors, who is active, and who wanted to invest in a piece of quality clothing.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect

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Meredith S.
Wearing the sweater daily was effortless

My introduction to the Oliver Charles company began when, in a rare instance of "Okay, I'll bite," I clicked on an ad about some sort of marvelous sweater, sustainability, fiber from seaweed, yak hair, and a challenge to reduce the material (literally) goods housed within one's closet. That intrigued me to dig a little deeper into the company and by the time I finished reading I ordered a sweater. I wanted to support a company that was using innovative technology and natural fibers, and using closed-loop production to reduce waste. And, I really liked their promotion of buying quality over quantity- - reducing the number of clothes items owned in favor of wearing quality items more often. Therefore, when I got the opportunity to participate in the All Season Sweater challenge, it was not difficult to accept!

With the exception of one extremely hot day, I wore my sweater each day for a full week. I biked in it, went for long walks in it, wore it boating while crabbing, slept overnight in it (on the boat), wore it to work, and wore it out to dinner. It is absolutely the most comfortable item of clothing I now have. Despite the amount of use I put it through, and at temperatures between 50 to 75+ degrees F, I never felt the need to wash it the entire week. It did not retain odor and kept its form beautifully the entire time.

Wearing the sweater daily was effortless because it felt great and looked great- in fact, I actually welcomed not having to figure out what to wear each day. The impact of this for me was that by the end of the week I realized I had a desire to cull my clothes. It's not that I have a lot of clothing items- just a small closet and two bureaus -but even so, I reduced my clothes inventory by a third simply by removing all items of clothing that had been worn five times or less in the past year.

I have already recommended the Oliver Charles sweater to several of my friends and know that at least one has already put in an order as a result. I will continue to recommend these sweaters and talk about what this company is trying to do. Thank you Oliver Charles for the challenge- it has reminded me of how truly few material things we actually need to feel satisfied.

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect

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Beverly W.
More than all season, it's all purpose!

This is my 2nd All season sweater and I love it! The fit is super comfortable with sleeves that are long enough for my long arms. The sleeves are so awesome that they stay put when I move around! I got the undyed color and it is the perfect neutral to match absolutely EVERY THING!!!

I have worn my sweater with jeans, with leggings, out hiking canyons, and out to dinner. I can't wait to wear it with shorts!!
The best part, though, is how Oliver Charles let's me feel good about the quality, sourcing, and making of this sweater. I'm striving for a more sustainable closet and a wardrobe I can travel with. The only warm layer I brought on a recent trip is this sweater and it took me to all the places to do all the things !

The all season sweater is more than all season, it's all purpose!

Size Ordered: L | Typical Size: L | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’9 | Weight: 161 lb | Bust: 37"

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Kathleen B.
Wearing my OC sweaters every day for 100 days

Great fit, wearing with brown jeans, blue jeans are good, too. It’s a good neutral (undyed) color. I’m challenging myself to wearing my OC sweaters every day for 100 days. Started March 16. Three days with all seasons and 22 days wearing summer sweater. I’m a big fan of the Oliver Charles ethic—sustainability, classic style and no waste.

Size Ordered: S | Typical Size: M | Fit: Perfect
Height: 5’4 | Weight: 130 lb | Bust: 37"

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Yuki M.
I really LOVE it and wish I could clone it

When I love a piece of clothing I really LOVE it and wish I could clone it. Alas, I was really hoping I would receive my all-season sweater BEFORE my trip to an artist residency, but regardless the sweater did great post-trip in my everyday life. I expected to get more sick of the sweater, but the color was versatile in my existing wardrobe and the weight was perfect. I do think anyone would benefit from having this in their core wardrobe especially if you travel and need something very adaptable.

Size Ordered: XXL | Typical Size: XXL | Fit: Perfect

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Beverly W.
Be kind to yourself and mama earth

I love this all season sweater! I decided to take the 7 day challenge to get closer to a capsule, more minimal, wardrobe. I really want to travel as lightly as possible and be able to pack and go on a moments notice. And at the same time, I want to reduce my impact on mama earth. I admit the sizing had me concerned and kept me from ordering for a few weeks! And what color to choose?? Black is my go to. But the light grey is so beautiful. I went with the grey but was really worried about eating and spilling on myself, lol! I went with the medium and it was a nice fit; closer fitting than I would normally go with but a nice fit for sure. Being closer fitting made this sweater really useful with things both under and over it. I felt like my normal casual self but elevated. I did have a huge self realization that I am most comfortable and confident in my oversized tops, though.

After wearing my all season sweater for the 7 days, I can easily see wearing it to travel and packing WAY less. It is so easy to wear with all the things in all the settings in all the climates! And I'll be wearing it outside of travel too--it just goes with everything. I'm so excited to have less stuff, less clutter, and to not think so much about what to wear every day. I can grab this sweater, any bottoms, and go! Being aware of wearing the sweater on repeat made me slow down so as not to spill on it; that was a huge unexpected benefit! Slow down and enjoy, appreciate, experience! And not washing the sweater very often is going to save me so much time and the earth so much impact!

If you are looking for a key piece to mix with anything else you wear, if you want a single sweater to build your wardrobe around, if you want a quality piece made from quality materials, if you want to live more sustainably, if you want to lighten your load, if you want to simplify, this is the sweater for you! Any of the Oliver Charles sweaters will fit the bill! Be kind to yourself and mama earth and try a sweater!

Size Ordered: M | Typical Size: M | Fit: Ran Slight Small