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FOR THE WORK THAT NEVER ENDS
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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.

Please contact our customer service team for all warranty questions:

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

$79.99 – $89.99

Style #102286
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Rain Defender®

Rain Defender®, Durable water repellent—water beads up and rolls off.

Rain Defender® durable water repellent garments are just as functional and comfortable while fishing, hunting, working, or standing on the sidelines at a football game in a sudden November rain. Water will bead up and roll off your sweatshirt, jacket, overalls, pants, and more, so a little rain won’t stop you from finishing the job without changing your gear.
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CORDURA® FABRIC
Cutting-edge CORDURA fabrics deliver a layer of battle-tested toughness and protection.

CORDURA® fabrics are engineered to deliver battle-tested toughness with best-in-class abrasion and tear resistance. Durability at work.
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PRODUCT FEATURES
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
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:

Contact Us

PRODUCT CARE

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

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4.7 / 5.0
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Perfect Vest
Perfect fit, simple clean look.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
August 9, 2020
Singapore, MN
Purchased
6 months ago
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
I really appreciate the function of this piece, with pockets to hold whatever you throw in em.
Great versatility for the whole year. I keep it real close during spring and fall, mainly because I can do it so easily. Its quick on and off with enough style to use it for stepping out with the wife a few times before I inevitability get ( too much ) paint or wet cement on it. Keeps you prepared without bogging down space or time.
July 28, 2020
Albuquerque , NM
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
I’m 6’2”. Husky guy. This fits great.
July 26, 2020
San Diego , CA
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
45-54
Gender:
Male
It’s warm and comfortable. Perfect!!
July 19, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
It’s great so far. Best outerwear I’ve bought for a long time.
June 18, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Great look and very comfortable! Very happy with this vest
This review was collected as part of a promotion
June 4, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Appearance
4 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Very nice vest.
Great vest, fits great and is perfect for late spring weather.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
May 30, 2020
Kennebunkport , ME
Purchased
3 months ago
Age:
65+
Gender:
Male
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5 / 5
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Amazing best, light weight, durable and best for layering.
May 18, 2020
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3 months ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Perfect vest
The vest is exactly what I wanted and received it when promised! Fits and looks very nice!
May 10, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Fit
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Runs Large
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4 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Warm Vest
This vest is WARM! I have other fleece vests, but not any other insulated ones. This thing will make you sweat if you don't really "need" to wear it! I have other thinner vests that become an every day layer during the winter. This vest can't do that--it can only be worn when you really need some more warmth! That's a good thing, not a complaint. I wish the material was a little more quiet as it tends to make "swoosh" sounds easily when you rub an arm or something against it. There are a few little strings that have come from the poly fill through the stitching, but they're hardly noticeable and don't affect the function of the vest.
May 6, 2020
Mint Hill, NC
Purchased
8 months ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
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Is the insulation primaloft material or equivalent?
A shopper on Apr 20, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We are not able to compare them, but this style features 100g Polyester insulation for warmth.
does the vest have elastic around the armholes?
kevin k on Dec 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: There is no elastic around the arm holes
What is the chest measurement for a size medium?
A shopper on Dec 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The chest measurement for size medium is 44 inches.
What color is dark cedar?
A shopper on Nov 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Looks like a maroon to me. I didn't order this color myself.
I need help with the colors. Is peat grey or like an army green? And dark cedar, is it brown or maroon?
A shopper on Nov 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Peat Grey
What color is peat?
A shopper on Nov 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: peat is close to kind of faded green grass
Can this vest be embroidered?
A shopper on Aug 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The shop we took them to was hesitant to do it, but they came out fine. We did a small company logo on the right chest.
What color is peat? Is that a brown or black?
A shopper on Aug 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Peat is a Brown/Grey color
Is the Gilliam Vest Wind resistant?
Bluto913 on Jul 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: This style will not be wind resistant.
how is the sizing?
Do they run big.
Ima 2xl do I need one size smaller or can I stick to my normal size?
A shopper on Feb 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No! I think it runs the size as is.
I always wear a Medium and it fits good. I’m not one to wear anything baggy, especially being a union carpenter. That can be dangerous! I like my clothes just the right size, but that’s me.
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: No it is not to bulky to wear as a mid-layer. it is not puffy like the Michelin man.
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