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Back-Zip Sweatshirt
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Back-Zip Sweatshirt
Back-Zip Sweatshirt
Back-Zip Sweatshirt
Product Details
With its extra-wide trim and all-the-way-up-the-back zip, this may be our most sophisticated sweatshirt yet. Skip the couch routine—this is a wear-everywhere piece. (Bonus: This one zips up from the bottom or the top for maximum styling potential.)
  • Slightly slim fit.
  • Cotton/poly.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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Back-Zip Sweatshirt

Back-Zip Sweatshirt is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic with an edge I've actually wanted this sweatshirt since it was first featured in the Spring 2014 Madewell catalog. It's classic in the front with a bit of edge in the back. It's perfect with jeans, shorts, skirts or over a dress. It's even cute with a button-up collared shirt popping out from underneath it. Personally, I like to leave it slightly unzipped to showcase this detail (it zips from both the top and the bottom), but it still fits nice when completely zipped. I tend to wear XS and 0 in Madewell clothes (I'm 5' 3", 115 lbs. and a 32DD for reference) , so I went with the XS for a more tailored fit. If you prefer a more relaxed look, I'd advise sizing up. The only reason I didn't purchase this sweatshirt in the Spring was the price. I waited for it to go on sale plus 40%, which is a steal. It's more than worth it at this price, especially with Fall right around the corner.
Date published: 2014-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nice sweatshirt! very nice sweatshirt with a little dressy but still sporty vibe. fits good, looks good, feels good!
Date published: 2014-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight, soft and just another level of awesome with the full two-way back zip Love this back zip sweatshirt. Have worn it twice and it feels casual cool . Once with nothing under and the zippers opened a bit - very cool; and the second time with a sleeveless jewelled collared shirt. Was really cute cause you could see the collar and the shirt hung below the sweatshirt hem...again with the zippers opened a bit. I would say true to size - I'm between small and medium and have the medium.
Date published: 2014-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sweatshirt with cute details Love this! Takes the everyday sweatshirt to the next level...fits a little on the smaller side. I usually take a large in madewell and have room...had to get the xl to fit comfortably, with a little extra room.
Date published: 2014-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unique stying and comfort Love the double zip feature! Can wear if with zip in front or back, it's like two sweatshirts in one. Sleeves nice and long, love the wide cuffs and hem. Is a bit form fitting which I like,but if you want it "sloppy comfy" buy one size up. I thought it was pricy, but the back zip intrigued me sufficiently to buy it, and I do not regret it. Wears, washes and dries beautifully.
Date published: 2014-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great look! Love that sweatshirt! The zip in the back make it easy to put it on and give a little something special.....
Date published: 2014-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great piece saw this in the catalog and had to grab it. tried it on in store and the special detail is that it has a zipper that you can open from the bottom or top. i prefer a half zip down with the cross over effect from the waist up. i styled it with a black cami under it and skinny black leather pants. will also wear it with a longer ruffled white blouse (for a peplum layered look) and jeans. great piece, get it before it is gone!
Date published: 2014-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sweatshirt Even though I usually wear size XS, this time I chose to order one size up. I like my sweatshirts a bit loose. Overall it is great sweatshirt. Picture is not deceiving at all. What you see, it is what you get when you order it.
Date published: 2014-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Madewell Cool! I bought this because I like sweatshirts that are "different." Sure in front it might look a bit on the plain side, but I really like it - the zipper in the back is definitely something that ups the "cool" factor, you can unzip it partly at top and bottom which looks good when you put it over a silky dress or top, but it also works with jeans etc. But importantly it is also a nice fabric, midweight and heathered texture with contrast cuffs and band at the bottom. I find it a true grey, like the photos online. I am an XXS, or Sz 00 in general at Madewell but after trying both the XS and S in the store I bought the S since I wanted a slouchy look, but honestly there was pretty much no difference except the sleeves on the XS were slightly more fitted at the cuffs and when I measured them against each other the S was possibly an inch longer. Since both were equally loose/looked exactly the same through the body I got the small to be less boxy, although it isn't really a boxy look.
Date published: 2014-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Basic sweatshirt I wear everyday I saw this sweatshirt advertised in pop sugar app....I love it and wear it everyday!
Date published: 2014-03-13
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