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Canadian Goose Parka sizing? quality?

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Anyone on here actually own anything by Canadian Goose? I have seen it mentioned abit but not much info on sizing, quality, or pics of em being worn... I am thinking about picking up one of their parkas but I already have a few Northface jackets and I am trying to decide between a CG or a Moncler.... would like to save a bit of $$$ and go with CG. However I also dont want it to be huge on me, I am 6'1" 180 lbs. so I am leaning toward a Medium maybe a Large...
 

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They are sized HUGE... but that is because they are meant to operate in pretty cold conditions... I would highly suggest trying them on (if you are considering buying online), or make sure return policy is good, because they fit really large. I went to try them on, and they looked ridiculous on me (but I am also much thinner than you).

IMO, if you need the coat because of the cold conditions you live in, they are great. If you are buying it for the look, I think that look might be a bit played out, and there are much better looking (and fitting) options that will get you a much better looking urban winter jacket. There was a thread recently on here about winter jackets, and a lot of them were nice looking without being michelin man proportioned....
 

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How cold does it get in Boston? Most Canada Goose jackets are designed for really cold weather...(eg Montreal winter and colder), I think the same applies for Moncler. Canada Goose does make something called the "ontario parka" which is a bit more geared towards the kind of weather we have in Toronto.
 

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It gets around 15-25 degrees in Boston, but feels much worse with the wind, which it is usually always windy being near the water. I am kinda of worried about they look though... all my clothes are very slim so a parka such as this may look a bit weird on me.
 

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^If you have a slim wardrobe I would not reccomend a CG parka. They do make a bomber jacket style which is more fitted and might work better. It was a pretty popular style around Toronto last winter though and is played out imo.
 

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Canada Goose like everyone else said, are sized really big. They are also very, very warm so you don't need to wear sweaters or anything bulky underneath. I wouldn't go for these unless you have consistent -30ish weather. I am 6'2" 200lbs and wear a size medium in most styles. I hope this helps?
 

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Moncler does not make functional outerwear.
 

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Originally Posted by pg600rr
It gets around 15-25 degrees in Boston

I had to look it up, but this is 10 below freezing. But out the CG when you visit me, until then, I think you could find something better looking for cheaper.
 

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Originally Posted by Arethusa
Moncler does not make functional outerwear.

what do you mean by functional?
 

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If you just want to buy Moncler because you think it looks nice, well, do whatever you want. If you need a puffy coat because it's really that cold, Moncler's useless and overpriced.
 

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^ yea the chillawack was the one I was gonna get, u think it'll be too warm tho? didnt think there was such a thing!
 

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