With the extreme cold in effect in many parts of Canada, how are you staying warm this winter season and enjoying the fun it has to offer? There’s no doubt that there is something special about Canadian winters, and these Canadian brands know it best. Keep reading to discover some of our favourite Canadian winter coat brands.
Nobis was founded in 2007 and has since established a presence in over 40 countries. The brand creates stellar outerwear (and more) that can easily take you from the streets to the mountains, all so you can embrace the winter on the coldest of days.
Check out the Nobis Women’s Scout Parka. It has a DWR treatment that repels water and protects the jacket’s fabric. Don’t be afraid to throw this on during a cold snap — it is temperature rated to -20°C and uses your body heat to help offer premium insulation.
The Men’s Stanford Bomber Jacket is trendy and warm, with a temperature rating to -15°C. It has a DWR treatment to keep you dry, and a removable down-filled hood with mouldable wire for a close, cozy fit.
Arc’teryx, which is headquartered in North Vancouver, was founded by local climbers in 1989. Their goal is to create apparel that enables you to stay present in the moment and not worry about external conditions, whether it be sun, snow, wind or rain.
The Women’s Cerium LT Hoody Jacket is both light and extremely warm due to the 850 fill-power down and Arato™ 10 shell. Plus, it has corded zipper-pulls for ease of use, elasticized cuffs to keep the cold out and an insulated StormHood™ for more coverage without compromising your range of vision.
The Men’s Alpha Parka from Arc’teryx is the warmest down-insulated belay coat the brand has for winter climbers. It easily sheds the cold and wind so you can focus on climbing, and has the classic StormHood™ that protects you without impacting your line of sight.
Mackage is on a mission to elevate outerwear with a unique balance between style and function. With headquarters in Montreal, the company produces products out of Canada, Europe, and China.
This Men’s Kent Jacket from Mackage is a lightweight down puffer that will keep you warm down to -15°C. It’s water-resistant, has a removable hood and an adjustable storm visor to increase visibility and protection even in bad weather.
The Women’s Calina Coat is water repellent and temperature rated at -10°C. It’s extra-long to boost coverage and features a fixed, adjustable hood and a zip closure with a snap storm flap for even more protection from the elements.
Founded in 1997, Quartz Co. fuses timeless design, performance, Canadian expertise and sustainable practices, truly embracing the northern lifestyle. Their products are now available in more than 300 stores in over 20 countries around the world.
Take on -30 degree weather in the minimalist Women’s Ines Coat from Quartz Co. It has 650-fill power down, an adjustable hood, storm cuffs and a DWR finish to help keep you dry. Plus, the inner waist adjustment helps you get a streamlined fit.
The Men’s Kane Jacket was made to take on the extreme cold, with a temperature rating of -30 degrees. This ultra-light puffer uses 650-fill power down and features storm cuffs, a removable hood, zip-front pockets and an inner hem adjustment for a customized fit.
Founded in a small warehouse in Toronto almost 60 years ago, Canada Goose has grown into one of the world’s leading makers of luxury apparel. Now, they’re known for their classic faux-fur-hooded jackets that hold up in the coldest of temperatures.
Take a look at the Canada Goose Black Label Men’s Emory Parka. It has a fashionable slim cut and can keep you warm in -15 to -25 degree weather. Other winter-friendly features include an interior snow skirt, an adjustable hood and fleece-lined handwarmer pockets.
The Women’s Trillium Parka is subtly cinched at the waist and has the classic Canada Goose look Canadians love. The jacket blocks 95% of wind, is water-resistant and will keep you warm even when it dips between -15 to -25 degrees.
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