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Women’s Mighty Lite™ III Vest


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Style# 1476771
Uses Winter


Beautiful geometric baffling lends a feminine feeling while the Omni-Heat thermal reflective lining and insulation keep you warm when the wind-chill drops.

  • Omni-Heat thermal reflective and insulated
  • Omni-Shield advanced repellency
  • Interior security pocket
  • Zip-closed pockets
  • Center back length: 25”
  • Imported
  • Uses: Winter
  • Style# 1476771

    100% polyester Windowpane Triple ripstop
    100% polyester Thermal Reflective
    50% polyester/50% recycled polyester OH, 80g
Omni-Heat™ Reflective
Thermal Reflective Warmth
Water and Stain Repellent

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Omni-Heat™ Reflective
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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 Mighty Lite™ III Vest is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 35.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mighty Light III vest Lightweight warm vest. Not bulky. Fits nicely under jackets. I bought bigger to wear light jackets or sweaters under it. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2018-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Toasty vest! Love this vest .... it’s lightweight yet toasty warm. It’s a great length & has good pockets including a chest cell pocket! I’m very pleased with this purchase! (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Wrong Colour The colour looks cherry red on the photo, but I returned it because it’s actually more of a red-orange hue (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2018-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A cozy warm stylish vest I bought this vest because I was looking for a down vest that was versatile.This vest can go from the ski hill to apre ski drinks while keeping you warm not hot and looking good.I have another puffer vest that I like but when worn over a thick sweater I feel likethe Michelin Man,this is lightweight and tapered in the waist so it fits great.Its great under a coat for extra warmth or over a sweater for when you want to look good while staying cozy.Im 5 ft 7" and 150 lbs and the large fits great with a little room for a sweeter underneath This red colour is beautiful and I would call it watermelon.Its so bright and vibrant and it stands out.I have bought lots of Columbia outdoor wear as they are amazing quality and if you take good care of your stuff they last forever. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2018-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice vest I love the bright red colour.... Very comfortable & warm.... not bulky which is awesome cause it fits under a coat very well. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought to Replace my old vest Just opened the delivery package and I like what I see. I've had an older vest and it's lasted me a few years, bought this one as a replacement and like the subtle improvements. The XL is larger but since I like to wear it over big sweaters, it's perfect. Hopefully, this one will last as long as the old one. Columbia products have always been a sure bet. (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute vest Lighter than I expected so not at all bulky but the omni once again does a great job of keeping you warm. It’s very stylish (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is amazing I live in a cold winter climate and for years I have searched for a product that would actually keep me warm even on the coldest days! Last years I bought a Columbia winter jacket and it's been the best jacket I ever owned. This year I wanted to get a vest for the more mild days and of course I came back to Columbia and boy am I happy I did. This vest is warm, comfortable and doesn't restrict you from any movement or activities. On the colder days I still want to wear it I just add one of my Omni heat Columbia sweaters and they work perfectly together for all day warmth and comfort. This vest fits true to size, it isn't bulky and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a fashionable, practicable and warm vest! I will be a forever customer of Columbia thank you so much! (This review was collected as part of a promotion.)
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Layer Look Multi purpose vest - layer warm under a rain jacket or put over a top for body coverage. Love the Omni Heat system - really works. It fits a little small, as I'm normally a M & ended up happy with a L...
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What I was looking for I wanted a thin vest but warm as well. I find omni-heat excellent, I got the warmth without the bulk. This vest is true to size and stylish. I purchased the XS and I am 5' 1", 109 lbs and perfect fit. I own a number of omni-heat sportswear and love it.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from light vest I said it runs a little large because I have a larger bust size and was able to do it up comfortably. Instead of buying a 1X. Is light but warm. Also it doesn't puff up at the at the bottom back it stays next to your body. Then no drafts.
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sadly Dissapointed on Fit I got a new Columbia jacket for Xmas and decided to order the same style vest on Boxing Day due to the sales. Unfortunately when it arrived the fit was not the same as the jacket. Still holding on to return which will be at my expense. Not sure on ordering the size up or just returning.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for Layering The pink is every bit as bright as the photo shows. My wife likes the weight of it. Living in northern California she doesn't need something very heavy. It fits well. She's 5'3" and thin. The XS fits her great. It will be nice to have over top of a thinner sweater. But I like that it's thin enough itself to layer under a shell on colder days or trips to Tahoe. Packs really small. Very happy with it.
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the perfect vest This vest is everything I need in a vest. The omni heat and omni shield are great and the security pockets are a must.
Date published: 2016-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excelent Product The Fit is true size and work very well to play golf.
Date published: 2016-08-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice vest for camping Good vest for layering while I'm camping, not too bulky. I was going back and forth about sizing while reading the comments and am glad I stuck with size Small. I am a fit 5'4", 130lbs, 34B woman. My tummy is not completely flat and this vest has more than enough room. Good quality vest for the price (bought it on sale).
Date published: 2016-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Warm Vest This is my third vest. Love them!
Date published: 2016-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect color Great value, perfect color, perfect fit. In other words PERFECT!!!!
Date published: 2016-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the color! The color is awesome! It's a little snug near my hips, but I usually wear a thin sweater underneath. Other than that, this vest is comfortable and warm.
Date published: 2016-04-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product I was looking for a vest for slightly warmer days and also for an added midlayer when doing outdoor activities during winter season. The vest works great; you can feel the heat-trapping technology is there. Only problem is that I feel that this product, as other clothing by this brand, is made for taller people. I am 5'2", hence the bottom of the vest hangs at the base of my hips or bum, or maybe even a few cm below it. If you're taller, this should be perfect. ++tall collar a plus! Love, love this part especially. -purple looks more like blue.
Date published: 2016-04-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute vest It's pretty thin but a great layering piece. I bought an XL, 38D 163 LBS fits great!
Date published: 2016-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good product I love it, keeps you warm all time and comfortable
Date published: 2016-04-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from True to Size I run between a M and L, and after reading the reviews decided to order a L. I felt like I was swimming in it and had to exchange for a M. Runs very true to size.
Date published: 2016-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Omni Tech Jacket I love this jacket. It is perfect in every respect. Very well designed and functional. Color is beautiful. Jacket is lightweight but keeps you warm with the Omni heat lining. The extra feature of the fur around the hood gives a special touch to the jacket. Great jacket.
Date published: 2016-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this vest this soft, packable lightweight vest is plenty warm, too! It's shaped so you don't look bloated. 2 zip hand pockets and an inside zip chest pocket plus cinch hem cord to keep out drafts; has all you'll need .
Date published: 2016-01-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Toasty Little Vest - Nice and thin too! I love everything about this vest except the fit. It fits fairly tight in the bust area but if you move up a size then it's too big below the bust. If you are wearing a sweater underneath you need the bigger size to zip it up. I settled on the smaller size and will put up with the snug bust on the few times I think I will want to zip it up. Otherwise a nice piece - very stylish and not too bulky and nice and warm.
Date published: 2015-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cold days warmer Love this Vest, runs small, but if you get the next size up, it fits and looks very nice. Very warm, and I LOVE the color, very vivid and bright.
Date published: 2015-06-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too bright! It's the color of the jackets that people who do roadwork wear. And you better have a long neck relative to the collar. I can see why it's on sale. I had to return it.
Date published: 2015-03-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from okay vest Vest is lightweight and well constructed but I was not satisfied with the fit. Tried both a medium and a large, returned both. They are cut very straight for a woman's vest. The medium was slightly too tight, especially at the hips. The large was too big all around, boxy.
Date published: 2015-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very packable vest! I ordered this vest as a lightweight addition to my pack on a Monte Blanc climbing expedition. It weighs and packs down to almost nothing. i have worn it around town in 40 degree weather with a sweater underneath and it is extremely comfortable, blocks the wind, and is warm. I love the reflective lining ...it keeps me toasty warm. Now if I can just find a cap made of the same lining...!
Date published: 2015-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from POP OF COLOR I love the color, and it fits great. The collar comes up high so a scarf is not necessary. I've gotten tons of compliments.
Date published: 2015-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Happy Made a Park City Utah trip. Weather was cold but the sun was out. Ski all day with an under shirt and it kept me warm... Very light and comfy too..
Date published: 2015-02-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Vest a little small The vest and color are great, I order it in the teal. Its light weight yet keeps you warm. I runs slightly small especially in the chest are, so I would recommend ordering a size up for added comfort. Overall a very good buy.
Date published: 2015-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Light Weight, and not for really cold weather First, the Red Hibiscus color is really a bright coral, and NOT RED. I wanted red, but am keeping this vest because it fits so well. The Mighty Lite III isn't nearly as warm or puffy as the ML II that I bought last year. That's OK, because I'm wearing it under a Columbia unlined raincoat for a trip to Norway this fall. I do wish Columbia offered the full color selection to it's clients; not just two colors.
Date published: 2015-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from really nice vest This is the nicest vest I've ever owned. It is very attractive, with a female shape. Collar is long to insure warmth. The quality is excellent and well worth the price.
Date published: 2015-02-05
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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.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

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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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