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Men's insulated vest that's lightweight, water-repellent, well-suited for layering, and made with CORDURA® fabric.

When it's just cool enough to call for core warmth, this men's vest has you covered with a lightweight and insulated design. The durable CORDURA® fabric shell is lined with smooth nylon, and it has a design that layers well underneath heavier coats in the winter. Designed to make water bead up and roll off, it keeps you dry in a light rain.
  • 1.75-ounce, nylon CORDURA®fabric shell
  • CORDURA® fabric offers resistance to tears, scuffs, and abrasions
  • Quilted nylon lining for easy on and off; 100g Polyester insulation for warmth
  • Rain Defender® durable water repellent (DWR) keeps you dry and moving in light rain
  • Left-chest map pocket
  • Lower snap-button pockets
  • Inner zip and hook-and-loop pockets
  • Drawcord-adjustable droptail hem for added coverage
  • Back length: Large regular: 28"; Large tall: 30"
  • CORDURA® is a trademark of INVISTA for durable fabrics
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size M
  • Imported

For over 125 years, Carhartt, Inc. has been committed to offering the finest workwear products and customer service available. We stand behind the quality, craftsmanship, and performance of all our products. We use only the finest materials and apply strict quality control standards to each and every garment and accessory that we sell. Our goal is to ensure your satisfaction with each purchase and provide you the best possible service for years to come.

Since all apparel has an expected service life, this commitment does not cover damage caused by normal wear and tear (including zippers and other hardware), misuse, neglect, or obvious abuse of the garment. Carhartt, Inc. assumes no liability for garments that have had alterations, embroidery, or other ornamentation added to the garment.

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Machine wash cold. Do not bleach. Tumble dry low. Iron low heat. Do not dry clean.

Gilliam Vest

$69.99 – $79.99

350 - 400 LOYALTY POINTS

Style #102286
COLOR: Black


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OUR COMMITMENT

For over 125 years, Carhartt, Inc. has been committed to offering the finest workwear products and customer service available. We stand behind the quality, craftsmanship, and performance of all our products. We use only the finest materials and apply strict quality control standards to each and every garment and accessory that we sell. Our goal is to ensure your satisfaction with each purchase and provide you the best possible service for years to come.

Since all apparel has an expected service life, this commitment does not cover damage caused by normal wear and tear (including zippers and other hardware), misuse, neglect, or obvious abuse of the garment. Carhartt, Inc. assumes no liability for garments that have had alterations, embroidery, or other ornamentation added to the garment.

Please contact our customer service team for all warranty questions:

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PRODUCT CARE

Machine wash cold. Do not bleach. Tumble dry low. Iron low heat. Do not dry clean.

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Defiantly not what I expected it to be for the price
February 15, 2019
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Response from Carhartt
We're sorry to hear this vest did not meet your expectations. Please contact us at 1 800 833 3118 if you need any assistance.
February 15, 2019
Therese S
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Light weight, fits great under or over other garments. Gives that little extra bit of warmth with out being to bulky. Would recommend.
February 11, 2019
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The Best Vest
I wear one almost everyday, have all the colors. The weight, fit, and style are outstanding.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
February 11, 2019
Santa Rosa, CA
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Age:
65+
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Male
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versatile vest
Perfect vest for the fall and spring or to layer in the winter. lt is lightweight and warm.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
February 8, 2019
Rochester, MI
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6 months ago
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45-54
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Male
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Neck collars are little long.
February 4, 2019
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Good quality and luck nice
February 2, 2019
Ephrata, PA
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over 2 years ago
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Temperatures are currently in the single digits here in Alaska. Vest is perfect. Warm and protective against the winds.
February 2, 2019
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No free shipping on returns
I returned it. Paid nearly half the price of the vest just to ship it back and have not been credited for it yet. It’s been over two weeks. Free shipping on returns would have been great. I canceled a huge order because of it.
February 1, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
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We have reached out to the customer.
February 5, 2019
Therese S
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Here comes Handsome
Great vest! It’s lightweight and looks good.
January 26, 2019
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1 month ago
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Fits awesome, feel wonderful, keep up the good work! I wish it didn’t have such a big collar on it but besides that, I love it!
This review was collected as part of a promotion
January 24, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
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Can you put the collar down?
A shopper on Nov 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes the collar can be folded down or left up. My husband wears his everyday & layers it depending upon how cold the day is
Is this vest too bulky to wear under a coat such as Carhartt's Traditional Arctic Quilt Lined Coat?
David A on Nov 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello.no not at all ,this vest fits great under all my other jackets,it's a awesome buy,
Hope that helps ya, I have 3 or 4 carhartt vests like that one and I also wear a hoodie under the vest
Is this vest too bulky to wear under a coat, such as Carhartt's Sandstone Traditional Coat/Arctic Quilt Lined?
A shopper on Nov 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The vest I bought for my husband It is not bulky but I still think it’s not ideal to wear under a coat. It’s light /thin typically he’ll wear it with a thick flannel and what not. Hope this sort of helps.
When are you getting more orange vests in for sale?
Road Warrior on Aug 24, 2018
Are they true to size?
A shopper on Jan 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: These vest are true to size. The collar is supposed to fit snug around the neck, to keep the air out. But if you are planning on using it as an outer layering piece , you may consider a size larger. I prefer for it to fit snug around my neck. Thankyou
what is the back length of the 2XL (Regular) Gilliam vest?
DR MAHMOUD A on Dec 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: 29 inches.
what is the back length of the Large Gilliam vest?
A shopper on Nov 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It is about 28."
Is the vest reflective (orange color) - would it be good to wear in order to be seen while walking at dusk or dawn?
Laura E on Nov 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This is not a reflective vest.
What is the length on the small front and back and chest measurement? Trying to figure out if this will fit my small framed son at 5'4"
A shopper on Oct 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The small has a center back length of 27 inches and the chest measures about 40 inches from the armhole. The front length is 26.25 inches from the highest point of the shoulder.
How does this vest compare to the 101448?
Tony P on Mar 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This is the updated version. They are made of the same material and appear the same. The only difference is that style # 102286 is going to be a little bit longer.
How would the length compare for this vest between a Large tall compared to a Regular XL?
A shopper on Dec 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Large tall measures 30 inches from the center back collar to the bottom of the vest and XL regular measures 29 inches.
How many ounces does this vest weigh?
jon l on Dec 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The vest ranges between .7 lbs to .925 lbs, depending on the size.
how do I return this vest?
A shopper on Dec 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The link for our return policy is below:

http://www.carhartt.com/content/shipping-returns-policy
How many pockets on the inside Pockets large enough for a 38 pistol?
A shopper on Nov 23, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There are two pockets on the inside. The zippered one on the left inside chest would fit a snub nose or a .380, but it would conceal very poorly. I put tools in the pockets during tasks while working, but the weight pulls down the best conspicuously.
does this vest snag easily?
A shopper on Nov 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No. It is extremely lightweight and very comfortable. I wish they made it in more colors, I'd buy several of them.
what are the washing instructions?
A shopper on Nov 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Machine Wash Cold, Do Not Bleach, Tumble Dry Low, Iron - Low Heat, Do Not Dry Clean
How does this compare to the camo quick duck for warmth?
A shopper on Nov 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You may be referring to our Quick Duck Camo Vest Style 101686, which is considered warmer than Style 102286. The link for this item is below:

http://www.carhartt.com/products/carhartt-vests/Quick-Duck-Camo-Vest-101686
Is this vest loud? Does the cordura make that "swooshy" sound when you move? I'm thinking about wearing this vest hunting
Mat R on Nov 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There is a slight noise as this is a heavy duty nylon.
What is the source of this product?
A shopper on Aug 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This product is imported.