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Pro Easy to store
Roll it up and store it away, doesn't take up the space of a metal sheet.
Pro Retains moisture better
Silpats don't allow as much heat to be released.
Pro Keeps macarons round
Silpats don't change shape in heat.
Pro Even heat distribution
Pro Truly non-stick
Nothing sticks. No need to spray oil or add butter (which would hurt the formation of macaron feet).
Pro Environmentally friendly
It's made of fiberglass mesh and food-grade silicone.
Pro Easy to clean
Just rinse with warm, soapy water, nothing sticks, so it'll just wash off.
$25 for a half sheet size.
Con Can't be used alone
The sheet itself is flimsy and flexible, so it needs to be used in conjunction with a hard surface.