6 Types of Coats You Need During the Average Calgary Winter

A super warm coat, a fancy coat, a sporty jacket — you may need them all at some point during the winter season.

Super Warm Coat

Photograph courtesy of Sporting Life

For extreme cold snaps and small-town hockey rinks.

Parajumpers reversible sleeping bag coat, $1,160, from Sporting Life, CF Market Mall and Southcentre, sportinglife.ca


Fancy Coat

Photograph courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

Because sometimes Super Warm Coat isn’t socially acceptable.

Cinzia Rocca mink collar wool coat, $2,800, from Saks Fifth Avenue, CF Chinook Centre, saksfifthavenue.com


Work Coat

Photograph courtesy of A.P.C.

Not too fancy, not too casual; not too heavy, not too light.

A.P.C. wool-cashmere blend coat, $770, from gravitypope, 1126 17 Ave. S.W., gravitypope.com


Fun Coat

Photograph courtesy of H&M

When Work Coat is too conservative and Fancy Coat is too dressy.

Leopard faux-fur jacket, $129, from H&M, four Calgary locations, hm.com


Sporty Jacket

Photograph courtesy of Michael Kors

With inner straps so you can wear it like a backpack if a Chinook blows in.

Ciré quilted puffer, $395, from Michael Kors, three Calgary locations, michaelkors.ca


Leather Jacket

Photograph courtesy of Holt Renfrew

Classic cool with a quilted lining so it’s a little warmer.

Victoria Beckham shearling collar biker jacket, $1,545, from Holt Renfrew, The Core, holtrenfrew.com

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This article appears in the December 2019 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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