Clad in weather-resistant recycled polyester, Nau’s pullover-style “Allee” features 650-fill goose down, a drawcord funnel neck, and two front hand pockets for maximum warmth. You can even roll down the three-quarter sleeves for extra coverage. Plus, Nau donates 2 percent of every sale to a Partners for Change charity of your choosing.
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Lauded by People for Ethical Treatment Treatment of Animals for its cruelty-free spin on insulation, The North Face’s “Thermoball” collection uses a system of synthetics to provide the equivalent warmth of 600-fill goose down. The quilted parka’s mid-thigh length is built for tundra-trudging, while the cinched drawcord makes for a flattering fit.
Winter warriors rejoice! Ecoalf’s down-insulated “Uma” coat checks all your chill-chasing boxes. It even wins points with Ma Nature: Each garment comprises the equivalent of 150 recycled plastic bottles.
Derived from fabrics that would otherwise be discarded, the “Berryessa” jacket by Swellas features a full liner, a weather-resistant outer shell, and medium-weight fill to keep you extra-snug. Even better? With every purchase, Swellas provides a jacket to a person in need.
Crafted from Ventile, a densely woven cotton fabric used to make flight suits in the 1940s, and padded with wool, Howies’ “Malgywn” is a “naturally technical” jacket that promises breathable, weatherproof comfort in any climate. Bonus: Unlike most manmade fabrics, Ventile is easily repaired with needle and thread.
Anticipate the unexpected with “Plot-Twist” parka. Made from a blend of organic cotton, hemp, and recycled polyester, the jacket offers the romance of classic Scottish tweed without the scratchy tradeoff.
Pledge your allegiance to “made in the U.S.A.” with Juleselin’s “Mitchell” parka. Ethically produced in San Francisco using 100 percent organic cotton, each topper features an oversized hood, exposed zippers, and a drawstring hem for visual interest.
Dubbed by Vaute as the “mother of winter coats,” the “Lincoln” will bundle you in recycled Primaloft insulation and weather-resistant recycled ripstop nylon. Designed in Brooklyn, the vegan-friendly topper is made in Chicago, where folks really know their winter wear.
Polar vortex, schmolar vortex; cocoon yourself in warmth with Patagonia’s “Downtown Loft”. Wrapped in water-repellant polyester—and insulated with third-party-verified non-live-plucked duck down—this is all the sheath you need against the elements.
Eileen’s Fisher’s metallic puffer is one cool customer: It’s constructed from recycled nylon, derived in part from repurposed fishing nets.
From Timberland’s “Earthkeepers” line comes a down jacket that combines the water resistance of recycled polyester with the toasty comfort of 550-fill duck down.