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Women’s Kaleidaslope™ II Jacket – Plus Size


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Style# 1413882
Uses Winter


Made for everyday winter wear, this cozy jacket utilizes our thermal reflective lining and insulation to provide superior warmth. 
It’s beautiful baffling makes it as perfect for everyday as it is for staying warm during cold-weather adventures in the outdoors. 

  • Omni-Heat thermal reflective and insulated
  • Omni-Shield advanced repellency
  • 3-point Interchange System
  • Interior security pocket
  • Zip closed security pocket
  • Comfort cuffs
  • Thumb holes
  • Center back length: 26”
  • Imported
  • Uses: Winter
  • Style# 1413882

    100% polyester Windowpane Triple ripstop
    100% polyester Thermal Reflective
    50% polyester/50% recycled polyester OH, 100g
Omni-Heat™ Reflective
Thermal Reflective Warmth
Water and Stain Repellent

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Breathable material with little silver dots that reflect body heat.
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Helps you stay clean and dry by resisting absorption of liquids.


Women’s Kaleidaslope™ II Jacket – Plus Size is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 147.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Sleeve Issues While the jacket is well-made the fit is really off. The body (for a Columbia 3X) was very large---over-sized, while the sleeves were extremely tight. The forearms were so tight that they were, basically, acting like binders on my arms. Very disappointing in that I am usually able to wear Columbia jackets without any issue. In addition to excessively larger body and excessively small arms, the armholes themselves were very small and way out of proportion to the body.
Date published: 2018-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new winter coat I love my new coat!! I live in Wisconsin so we have some pretty cold winters. I really like that it isn't bulky and it works with your body heat to make it nice and warm. The thumb holes make it extra cozy! I got the dark pink one very stylish. Love Love Love it!
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most comfortable jacket ever! This is that absolute most comfortable and warm jacket I’ve purchased from Columbia yet. It’s soft and feels like you’re snuggling in a comforter. I love the thumb holes which keep the sleeves in place and comfortable. I would definitely buy more in a different color. I love this jacket and highly recommend it!
Date published: 2018-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it This jacket is lightweight and very warm. Excellent for weekend runabout wear.
Date published: 2018-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Toasty warm I previously bought a mid length Columbia down coat that I am very happy with. I am happy with the jacket as will. It allows layering without sweating. I am sure my coat closet will hold more Columbia garments in the future.
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Warm, very good quality Love it. The jacket is light. Good for travel. Made in Vietnam.
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jacket I love my jacket! It fits perfect on top of that it does not snag my long hair.
Date published: 2018-03-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cute jacket, cheap zippers Bought this jacket for my daughter and within a month both pocket zippers were broken very disappointing since the jacket is cute and fits well.
Date published: 2018-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Women's Kaleidaslope™ II Jacket Love it!! I thought it wouldn't be warm enough but I was wrong..
Date published: 2018-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight, warm and comfy Love this jacket, I now have two in different colors! It's light weight, warm and very comfortable! Would highly recommend this jacket for everyday or a cold snowy day.
Date published: 2018-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My First Columbia! What a great jacket! It’s so lightweight and warm. Having never owned a Columbia product, I didn’t really know what to expect but I couldn’t be happier. Something I really like about it is that I don’t have to remove my coat in order to drive. I also enjoy that I can wear it outside in freezing weather but also throw it on in my chilly office at work and remain comfortable but not overheated. I did base my size selection on several of the reviews I’d read that said it runs a little small. I would agree with that but since I adjusted my size up by one size, it fits perfectly. If I could change one thing about it, I’d make it a little longer but that doesn’t deduct stars!
Date published: 2018-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I ordered 3 I wasn’t sure which one of these coats I would like, so I ordered 3 and kept them all,,,,,a rain coat, a warmer winter coat and a lighter version coat,,,,like for fall and spring. I loved them all.
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Women’s Kaleidaslope II Jacket This jacket is beautiful and fits to size. It is very warm. I bought it to wear when I travel to Canada
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This jacket is really great! This is a great medium warmth jacket. Love the inside pocket I don't usually see this on women's jackets. Love the fit and style.
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great jacket I love this jacket. It's perfect for the regular winter temps in the 20's and up. It seemed a bit lighter so I didn't know if it would be up to that cold but it keeps me nice and comfy. It runs a little small but I really like the fit and the way it hugs the body. Great movement and stylish. Have always been a huge of Columbia products and this just reinforces why I stick with them.
Date published: 2018-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome buy Love love love this coat—it’s lite weight and so warm
Date published: 2018-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Jacket This Jacket is so cute and stylish and was on sale at 50% off the regular price, I had to have it! It is the lightest weight jacket I have ever had but still quiet warm. I live in northern North Dakota, we typically see temps anywhere from -30F to +30F in the winter and so far this jacket has kept me warm. Sizing runs a bit small however. I ordered my regular size but it was snug. I sent it back and reordered a size bigger. This time it fit nice, with room to spare. Customer service is awesome and super fast at replying and resolving any issues. I definitely recommend and will be a Columbia customer for life! Thank you for giving me my faith back in the customer service industry.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great coat, love it Normally take an XL and ordered 1X and fit is great--can fit bulkier clothes underneath. Very warm, very light and nice features such as the inner sleeve/thumb hole aspect which I had never seen before. Was in 18 degree weather walking and was warm as toast.
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight coat Awesome light jacket. It packable for a trip. Warm and nice looking.
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My daughter loves her new coat. I bought this coat for my daughter. She’s a teacher with cold recess duty this time of year. She loves it! It is weightless and very warm.
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Had to return, but very nice looking The sizing chart looked good for my actual measurements, but the 2x was about 4-5" bigger than what the chart states. Too big for me! I sent it back, but I can tell you this is a very nice looking jacket.
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Jacket Ever! I am in LOVE with my KALEIDASLOPE™ II JACKET!!!! It is very light and not bulky at all while being super warm and cozy! I love the zippered pockets located inside the jacket, making it super easy to keep my phone close, and not worry about it falling out. I also love the fuzzy/furry collar - it's so soft against my skin when I have the jacket zipped up all the way. I was worried that my upper arms wouldn't fit in the sleeves after reading a ton of reviews, but I was able to slide the jacket on WITH NO PROBLEM!!! The Omni-Heat lining is FANTASTIC keeping me warm without the bulk! While comfortably snug, I am super cozy warm in my 3XL jacket! For size referencing I normally wear an 18/20 or 2XL top; bust is 46DDD, shoulders measure 18 in across, armpit to armpit measure 21 in across, right arm measures 17.5 inches at bicep, left arm measures 18 inches at bicep.
Date published: 2018-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Warm and Reliable I've had this coat for about four months now, and am throughly impressed with how it holds up. This year I've been in -10 degree weather, all the way to 55 degree weather in this coat. It consistently keeps me warm even when it's well below freezing, but isn't too hot when it's well above freezing. The down filling makes it light and easy to carry, too! All in all, I'm super pleased with my purchase.
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Warm coat This is a nice fitting stylish cozy winter jacket. The technology behind this jacket works. You truly stay warm at low temperatures. I like this so much I even purchased another one.
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like it! I initially ordered a size too big so I exchanged it for a smaller size. I like the Jacket a lot. It's a great lightweight jacket that keeps me warm without the bulk.
Date published: 2018-01-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfy cozy Very soft around the collar comfy light but warm- consider going up a size to give you more room to move
Date published: 2018-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Coat is amazingly warm for it to be thin. Stylish and comfortable.
Date published: 2018-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this jacket This jacket is amazing, not a huge winter coat, but keeps me warm like it is!! The color is awesome! Very happy with this purchase
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Jacket I live in an area that is very cold during the winter and I hate heavy, bulky coats. This jacket is perfect. It handles sub-zero temperatures easily and is perfectly comfortable when the temps are above freezing too. My keys actually weigh more than the jacket. I'm glad I read other reviews and ordered a size larger to accommodate winter clothing. I'd recommend this jacket to anyone!
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great light weight jacket Warm but light weight. I bought this for hiking when weather is above freezing. I normally wear a size 18 but bought a 2X due to other reviews saying this ran small. I think it fits true to size and 2X is a little big but is short waisted. I’d prefer a longer waist jacket but the options are limited in plus size. Buying a bigger size will allow me to layer underneath. This jacket is part of the interchange system so it could zipped inside an outer shell rain jacket for extra protection. Over all great jacket
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy I tried this coat at a store & feel in love. This coat is light weight & very comfortable. Love the extender liner that come out of the arms that goes into thumb holes. Makes the arms stay in place & no wind goes up into my arms. The coat does run small. I usually wear a XL & I got 2x. The coat is worth the price. Very happy with my purchase.
Date published: 2018-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Montana tough I knew what kind of coat I wanted down to the color. I spent a couple of weeks looking around on the Internet and in a few shops, and I decided to give this kaleidoscope jacket a try. I ordered a size up after reading the reviews that it run slightly small, but I wish I would not have. I do not feel that it runs small. If anything it runs SLIGHTLY small. I kept it regardless. I love i, and I can fit it over lots of thick sweaters. So soft a light weight, yet very warm. I am shocked by just how warm it is. Nice cut, feminine. Love the material. Also love the wristbands. I have worn this coat every day for the past 2 weeks since it arrived because it has been a snow storm with subzero temperatures around here. OMNI wowed!
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyday wear I love my jacket. It’s great for everyday wear. I read review prior to purchase and they were true, I ordered one size up and it fits perfect. The warmth of the jacket is great for this Chicago weather.
Date published: 2017-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this jacket Bought this to walk the dog in colder temps. Reviews indicated they fit small so I initially ordered 2X, it was far too big, returned & purchased 1X which is perfect. I find it true to size. Love the hot pink color, warm & cozy with the hand covers & fur collar. Great jacket. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-12-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lightweight Love this jacket.So light and warm,the only thing I miss is a hood.I ordered a 2x and found it ran a little big but good for layering.I would recommend (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic coat This is the third time I've bought this coat for my kids. It's great for high schoolers as it keeps them warm without being so puffy that it takes up their entire locker - they'll actually wear a coat outside! The colours are exactly as they appear on the site. We've been very happy (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome jacket so glad I bought it I LOVE this jacket. It’s so lightweight and packabke and yet as warm a those big bulky jackets! (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Saskatchewan winter Fit is great. I like the light weight material, great for running outside at work. Love the colour, might try a black one too! (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my coat I really like my coat....
Date published: 2017-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Owned since 2012! I have owned this coat since 2012. Have winter camped for 6 days in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 and various other winter/camping activities. Yes, does run small, arms tight, but I put on whatever hoodie I want and put the jacket on. It gives a bit after a while. Never have been cold but never have been hot or sweaty either. Can jump out of winter camping and go to a store and never have to take it off due to being hot. I love this jacket! It maintains your normal body heat without overheating you. It does run a bit short in back but I always have a base layer tucked in my pants. Have never had issues of cold draft. LOVE the thumb holes and fits great with gloves and makes a wind proof shield up the jacket arms with or without gloves on. Looking at purchasing my 2nd today as it has been through camping, Boy Scouting, cooking and campfires and has scars but still very usable. The old one will now become my work jacket and new one will go camping with me again this year. I am a 3x up top and short waisted and I find no issues after wearing for a while. Give it a chance, it will probably become your favorite too!
Date published: 2017-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Temp Jacket This is my second purchase of this jacket. My first is still going strong after two years of heavy wear but I love it so much I wanted a second in a different color. I live in Chicago and this jacket is perfect for me in 30-50 degree weather which is most of winter. It is very lightweight and really works well for going on and off heated trains without suffocating you. Note: on both I went a size up and they fit perfectly.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jacket! This jacket is warm, comfortable, soft and the fur collar is awesome! Love the thumb slots on the interior sleeve and the Omni Heat kept me amazingly warm. It's light weight and comfortable. Love it!
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not happy. It's going back today. I bought a parka at the Columbia store last year and love it. It's light and warm. So I ordered this jacket, thinking that it would be as good as my parka. Nope. It runs very small. I normally wear a 2x. But I usually size up for winter outerwear so that there is room for a sweater or sweatshirt. And I have never had a problem with doing that. This is a 3x and barely fits WITHOUT layering. The color is very unflattering, as is the fit. It runs very short in the body and just doesn't really look good on a larger woman. I do love the cuffs (my parka has them too). And I am sure it is as warm as my parka. But unless you are small, this really doesn't work. Columbia needs to look at it's plus size clothing with a more critical eye. You can't just make things bigger. You have to design for a larger frame.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Runs really small Very small. Order at least 2 sizes up. I liked the Pacific Post coat bettter in general
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great to wear with Hoodies This is as awesome coat to wear with performance hoodies to run errands or go shopping in ---with the omni heat inside and wearing a hoodie--keeps you comfortable in the midwest weather!! lightweight but warm! :) But you don't get overheated in the stores either.
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from TIGHT SLEEVES I purchased this jacket in a plus size. The sleeve circumference isn't proportional to the jacket's size. Sleeves are too tight!!!
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from KALEIDASLOPE™ II JACKET The high collar is great! It is soft and cuts the wind out. The style is fun and different from every other "quilted" jacket. Still loving that Omni heat!
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from New Winter Coat Ordered during Thanksgiving sale as I wanted a new winter coat that was easy to travel with and drive while wearing. This fit the bill and after reading many of the reviews I made the purchase. The coat fits well but is a bit snug in the arms. I can get thin long sleeve layers in it, a long sleeve t-shirt and a fleece jacket (I purchased a fleece with the coat) but no bulky sweatshirts. so far That is the only negative for me. It is warm and waterproof and is comfortable to wear. We're heading into the below zero temps so the testing continues to see how well the jacket keeps me warm :)
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite winter jacket I bought this jacket last year and loved it so much I purchased another one this year to make sure I always have one around. It is light weight and comfy yet so warm. Perfect by itself or layering beneath a coat. I am tall and the length and sleeve length is perfect. Columbia clothes always fit my long limbs.
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from RUNS TOO SMALL This coat runs really small. I had to order 3 sizes larger. It also is a shorter coat with no draw string or toggle around the waist.
Date published: 2016-12-10
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide

Women's Fit Guide

Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
Women's Performance Top Fit Guide
Women's Performance Bottom Fit Guide
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
Women's Active Top Fit Guide
Women's Active Top Fit Guide
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
Women's Modern Classic Top Fit Guide
Modern Classic / Regular
Women's Modern Classic Top Fit Guide
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
Women's Relaxed Top Fit Guide
Women's Relaxed Top Fit Guide

Women's Body Measurement (Inches)

Women’s Plus Sizing

  Size Bust Waist Hips Short Inseam Regular Inseam Long Inseam
1X 16W–18W 43–45 36–38 45–47 29.5 32 34.5
2X 20W–22W 47–49 40–42 49–51
3X 24W–26W 51–53 44–46 53–55

How to Measure

Women's Size Chart
  • 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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