Originally Posted by LA Guy
Canada Goose is one of these brands that I find inexplicably popular in Europe. If you want an alternative, Refrigiwear is not bad, but their parkas were really popular in Italy (of all places where parkas are not needed) a few years ago, so the fashion shelpf life may have expired. Spiewak is a classic name, and their products are durable and functional as well as stylish.
I know the reason they became famous in Sweden is because one of the useless princesses wore one. Since then every blue blood wannabe had to get their own (and mind you, these things sell for about $650.00).