I bought one of these jackets for my husband for Christmas. It's handy to pop over a shirt or sweater if feeling a little chilly around the house or to use as an extra layer under a coat. It will also be handy in warmer months to use just as a light jacket. The fit works well for him and is not clingy. Certainly agree that it's somewhere between a fleece and cardigan - but not 'old manish'! He loves it so much that I've bought him another in the red which is not too bright but a great alternative to his perpetual blue!