Winter’s subzero temperatures need not mean the triumph of function over fashion. From classic wool topcoats to expedition-grade parkas, there are countless coat styles that will keep you warm through the winter, without forcing you to sacrifice style. Here, five of our favourites, for Calgary’s ever-changing weather.
Channel Ian Curtis in this Joy Division double-breasted black military coat by Bolongaro Trevor, the new label by founders of British cult retail shop, All Saints. $550 at Leo Boutique, 810B 16 Ave. SW.
Keep it sleek in this classic black down parka by Fred Perry with detachable faux fur trim; it’s a slimmer alternative to bulky winter parkas. $249 at Heroes, Chinook Centre, 6455 Macleod Tr. SW.
While everyone else is donning Canada Goose expedition parkas, stand out with a grey down Parajumpers jacket. Teflon-coated and absolutely waterproof, it has a detachable lining, so even the warmest Chinook won’t scare you. $865 at Harry Rosen, TD Square, 317 7 Ave. SW.
For the ultimate in après-ski chic, bundle up in an iconic Moncler Chevalier jacket. The puffy blue bomber is filled with goose down and has a detachable hood. $970 at Holt Renfrew, 510 8 Ave. SW.
Go grey in this classic wool-blend overcoat by Bugatti (pictured above). Pocket details and a buckle strap on the neck means it’ll take you from boardroom to barrooms with ease. $675 at Supreme Men’s Wear, 401 4 Ave. SW.