10 Canadian Coat Brands To Know
Posted: Nov 30 2014
Shopping for a new winter coat? Here are the 10 best brands to help you keep it local, and keep it Canadian.
Finding a coat that will keep you warm during a Canadian winter doesn't automatically mean you have to forego style. There are plenty of coat brands out there that will have you looking chic while still keeping you cozy. Best of all? Our round up the 10 best brands for winter coats are all Canadian! Here are our top chic Canadian coat brands that are not only going to make you feel and look fabulous, but keep you toasty warm!
We are huge fans of Freed winter coats. Not only are they made in Winnipeg, but they are also one of the few garment companies that still operate as a family business. Kudos to staying local! Freed coats are an especially great option if you're looking for an alternative to the standard puffy parka that will still keep you extremely warm. After all, these things are made in Winnipeg and if anywhere knows how to brave the cold, its
Danier is a veteran in Canadian brands that has been around since 1972. Although best known for their leather jackets, Danier should not be overlooked when searching for a new coat for the winter season. We especially big fans of their current styles made from shearling.
Hailing from Montreal, Moose Knuckles has taken the Canadian market by storm with its bad boy attitude that we just can't get enough of. With their risqué rock n' roll ads, Moose Knuckles has added a much-needed edge to coat brands in Canada and offer an alternative brand option for those looking for the ultimate Canadian parka this winter.
Launched in 1999, Mackage is now known for being the Montreal-based brand to repeatedly bring us the some of the most stylish outwear on the market. From their signature V-fur down jacket to more tailored wool cuts, Mackage is a luxe Canadian brand that every fashionista loves.
5. Soia & Kyo
Adding fashion and comfort into one garment is one of their specialities of Soia & Kyo, a Montreal-based family operated business. Best known for their great fits, their slim-fitting coats make every girl look her best.
6: Canada Goose
The Canada Goose jacket has become such a staple of the Canadian wardrobe, it could be considered the fashion equivalent of the classic Hudson's Bay blanket. Best known for their puffer jackets that will keep you warm even in the arctic, this is a brand that will never go out of style.
If finding a brand that's the cool new kid on the block is your mission, look no further than OSC Cross. Designed in Toronto and handmade in Scarborough, OSC Cross is 'created for the discerning individual who appreciates fine tailoring and a Canadian-made focus'. It's not surprise here that this brand is approved by The Chic Canuck team!
At this point it should be of no surprise that so many of our favourite Canadian coat brands hail from Montreal. Our Quebec-based friends truly know how to stay stylish while keeping warm in extreme cold. With 21 stores in Quebec and Ontario, Rudsak provides shoppers a huge range of stylish and Canadian-winter friendly coats, bags and shoes for men, women and even kids!
What can we say about mo851? There is so much we love about this brand! Since 1987 the Montreal-based brand has produced quality products that are all entirely conceived and crafted in their Montreal workshops. In fact, they are one of few successful brands that are still dedicated to manufacturing every stage of the process to make their products, within Montreal. Looking for a quality piece that will last a lifetime? Look no further than mo851.
Although best known for their jackets rather than heavy duty winter coats, we couldn't consider this roundup of the best Canadian coat brands to be complete without Smythe. Based in Toronto, the brand brings traditional menswear tailoring to contemporary womenswear. Did we mention they also have a cult celebrity following that includes Kate Middleton, Gwen Stefani, Kate Hudson and many more?
Now that you have a well-rounded idea of what's on the market to keep you cozy this year, get out there and shop local, and shop Canadian!