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winter coats?

Moved to WAAAAY Northern Minnesota this Spring and am realizing the $15 coats at Walmart & Target aren't gonna cut it anymore. For those of u in very cold places, what brands do u favor? I am looking online and ebay for clearance off season but I need some ideas of brands that are truly, truly weather appropriate for 20 below days


Asked by hibbingmom at 2:27 PM on Aug. 3, 2009 in Shopping

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    They have great coats for really cold weather.

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 6:35 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • I think Lands End tells wha temp the coats r good for. You can buy any level of warmth you need.

    Answer by ria7 at 2:31 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • I second the vote for Lands End. They last forever and most pieces have a lifetime warranty. I strongly recommend a 2-piece (fleece lining that can also be worn on its own). The key to staying warm is to dress in layers. You will also need good boots; be sure to buy boots rated to at least 20 below 0

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:41 PM on Aug. 3, 2009

  • I agree with the north face. Great quality!

    Answer by crystac at 4:48 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • ...well this was helpful...I was looking for a new winter coat as well lol

    Answer by OneToughMami at 2:28 PM on Aug. 5, 2009