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Women's Arch Cape™ III Vest


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Style# 1492571
Uses Trail


Built-in UPF 15 sun protection makes this versatile vest an ideal choice for adding a comfortable, protective layer to your warm weather wardrobe.

  • UPF 15 sun protection
  • Cinches at waist
  • Two front hand pockets
  • Modern classic fit
  • Center back length: 26.5”
  • Imported
  • Uses: Trail
  • Style# 1492571

  • 66% cotton/34% nylon Adventure cloth

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Women's Arch Cape™ III Vest is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love This Vest! I already have one Columbia Vest that is made out of the same material as this one. I love them. The fit is great and they wear so good. I know I'll enjoy wearing this one as much as I've loved wearing my navy blue one. I just need to order another color in this one, especially after trying it on. I love the length and the way the color lays down.
Date published: 2015-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As promised I received my vest on time. The fit was slightly small (as noted in the description) but fits perfectly. Gives me extra pockets and protection from wind. I ordered another vest in a different color the same day I received this one!
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vest Great vest, I work outdoors and in the hotter months I need something with pockets for my gear. Inside pockets fit the bill, light weight,flattering style. Wish you had a few darker colors to chose from.
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile vest I wear this lightweight vest anywhere from horse barn to shopping. I like the drawstring feature which keeps it from looking too boxy. It's a nice casual "completer" piece over tee shirt or blouse. Also easy care...washer/dryer then back on. Might iron some time but really it's ok straight from dryer.
Date published: 2015-04-25
Date published: 2015-04-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Can't believe no zipper pocket Cute vest, but cannot believe there is not a single zippered pocket. Terrible for travel and most other activities. Shouldn't have been hard for Columbia to include a simple pocket.
Date published: 2015-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish and Functional This vest is true to size; however, when worn over a t-shirt with the zipper pulled all the way to the top, the chest is a bit snug (but bearable). The waist cord allows you to fit the vest to your size and adds a feminine look. Contrary to another reviewer, I found that the vest was of adequate length, and the length is slightly longer in the back. The vest is also functional with two outer pockets and two inner pockets (both non-zippered). For reference, I ordered an XS, and I am 5'4", 118 lbs, 34C x 26" x 34".
Date published: 2014-10-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Everything I wanted, but... Great vest, but waist is very short. Size M, and I am 5'3", so it is quite short waisted. Imminent departure, so I will make do.
Date published: 2014-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun Purchased this colorful (coral) vest recently and love the quality, fit and function. Pockets inside and outside and great style.
Date published: 2014-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is exactly what I hoped it would be I am an avid outdoors person, in the mountains of Arizona, where it can be hot, sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy all in the span of one hike. This vest has performed exactly as I hoped. It's even stylish enough that I can use it when traveling.
Date published: 2013-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features and very versatile. Can be worn in any weather, over short sleeved t-shirts, long sleeved sweaters and even alone. Washes well, doesn't shrink, no ironing needed and packs well for travel. Looks fashionable, has two front pockets and two deep inside pockets. If there were more colors I would buy more, best vest I ever owned.
Date published: 2013-05-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Vest! I bought this vest as a alternative to a shirt for our fly fishing club. It's perfect, I can wear it over anything. I'm even thinking of buying another color. If I were to change anything, it would be switching the waist cord to an light elastic cord with a color coordinating toggle, just a personal preference. Great pocket vest for taking on vacation, if you don't want to carry a purse.
Date published: 2013-04-12
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Women's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
womens performance fit top
womens performance fit bottom
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
womens active fit top
womens active fit bottom
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
womens modern classic fit top
Modern Classic / Regular
womens modern classic fit bottom
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
womens relaxed fit top
womens relaxed fit bottom
Women's Body Measurement (Inches)
Size XS
Bust 32-33 34-35 36-37.5 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 25.5-26.5 27.5-28.5 29.5-30.5 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 34.5-35.5 36.5-37.5 38.5-40 41.5-43 45-47
Short Inseam 29.5
Regular Inseam 32
Long Inseam 34.5
Size L
Bust 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 41.5-43 45-47
Short Inseam 29.5
Regular Inseam 32
Long Inseam 34.5
How to Measure
Womens size chart measurement guide
  • 1. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

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Shipping & Returns

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2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
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Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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