Coat & Jacket Guide
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Coat & Jacket Guide

Unsure of what coat or jacket to choose? Never fear, we’re taking the mystery out of coat buying!
Read on to discover the ideal coat choice for any season or activity!

3-in-1 Systems

Get 3 coats for the price of 1 with a systems jacket! An inner insulated layer and outer waterproof layer can be worn separately depending on the season or wear them together to provide maximum warmth and protection.

Warmth:

Extreme

Active

Grab an active jacket and get going. Constructed from flexible fabric, these jackets offer plenty of stretch so they move with you. Great for pre- or post- workouts , these lightweight jackets can be water- and wind-resistant too.

Warmth:

Mild

Anoraks

Anoraks are a superb jacket for any season. They offer a more fitted silhouette, thanks to the adjustable cord at the waist that can be inside or outside of the jacket. Anoraks are available in zip-front or pullover styles.

Warmth:

Mild

Cold

Extreme

Faux Leather

Faux leather jackets look and feel like the real thing, but are made from animal-friendly, synthetic materials like polyurethane. Great for layering - faux leather can be water resistant.

Warmth:

Mild

Cold

Leather

Add an edge to your look with a luxurious leather jacket. Designed from tanned animal skins, leather styles can also be found in a variety of silhouettes and colors. Leather is not water resistant, so check the weather before heading out!

Warmth:

Mild

Cold

Packables

Packable jackets are the ultimate traveling companion. They feel lightweight, but are insulated with down or synthetic fillers. Packables easily roll or fold and fit compactly in a suitcase or tote bag!

Warmth:

Cold

Parkas

A parka will easily become your go-to winter jacket. Similar to an anorak, but with a less-fitted silhouette, a parka is insulated and is generally knee-length or longer. Most have a hood trimmedin faux fur.

Warmth:

Extreme

Peacoat

This timeless layer has a double breasted silhouette, broad lapels and large buttons. A peacoat hits at the waist or slightly below and is often constructed from wool or wool-like material. A classic addition to your wardrobe.

Warmth:

Cold

Extreme

Puffers

Named after their "puffed-up" silhouette, a puffer jacket is insulated with down or synthetic fillers to offer you a lightweight feel, but midweight to heavyweight warmth. Most have a hood for added protection. Can also be packable.

Warmth:

Cold

Extreme

Quilted

Quilted jackets have a stitched pattern that is diamond shape or straight, and creates a three-dimensional look.You can find lightweight versions or warmer styles that are insulated with down or synthetic fillers.

Warmth:

Mild

Cold

Wool Blend

It's all about the fabrication, these coats are made from wool or synthetic material that mimics the properties of wool. Wool coats keep you very warm and are available in many styles and colors! Wool is not water repellent.

Warmth:

Cold

Extreme

Trench Coats

Trench coats are often thought of as just raincoats, but can be crafted from any material. The classic look features a button front silhouette and belted waist. Length varies from hip length to full length. Trench coats usually don't have a hood and can have a removable lining so they can be worn from season to season.

Warmth:

Mild

Cold

Ski Jackets

Ski jackets offer maximum warmth. Constructed with stretch material, so they move with you, ski jackets can also offer a variety of features to help keep the cold and snow out, like snow skirts, taped seams, high collars and more. Most are insulated with down orother synthetic fillers.

Warmth:

Extreme

Warmth Rating

Mild

Lightweight layer for chilly days. Denim jackets, active jackets and windbreakers make terrific lightweight layers for those in-between days.

Cold

A warmer, midweight jacket, perfect as the seasons change and the temperatures drop. Puffer jackets, faux leather jackets with a Sherpa lining or a lined quilted jacket are good choices as the weather gets colder.

Extreme

Heavyweight coat for maximum warmth and protection . These are your go-to winter jackets - ski jackets, 3-in-1 systems jackets and parkas will help you fight off frigid temperatures and stay warm and cozy.

Features

Waterproof

keeps moisture out even in extreme conditions- highest level of protection

Water Repellent

material is coated so water will bead up and roll off - medium level of protection

Water Resistant

water cannot penetrate up to a point, not for extreme conditions - lowest level of protection

Windproof

blocks all wind, no matter how hard it is blowing

Wind Resistant

strong enough to block a light breeze

Moisture Wicking

material designed to pull moisture away from the skin. You will see moisture wicking properties mainly in active jackets.