Nice winter jackets

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  1. PHV

    PHV Senior member

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    I'd like to find a nice winter coat, that doesn't look like the typical ski jacket you'd buy at Walmart, but it must be warm to withstand the perilous cold of Montreal.

    I saw a Loro Piana jacket somewhere, nice a simple, yet apparently very warm. Any other options?
     


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    ken Banned by Request

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    pea coat
     


  3. bigbadbuff

    bigbadbuff Senior member

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    you'll have to tell what style you're interested in...
     


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    kitonbrioni Senior member

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    It would be difficult to better Loro Piana jackets. The Storm System ones are unique--there are warm, waterproof, and well styled.
     


  5. PHV

    PHV Senior member

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    Water proof? I like what I'm hearing.

    The problem is, where on the web can I find it? It seems Loro Piana has no website?
     


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    housemaidsknee Senior member

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    brooksbrothers has their brooksstorm which is essentially loro piana storm system wool (correct me if i am wrong).
     


  7. naturlaut

    naturlaut Senior member

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    Using LP's Storm System material is different from those actually made by LP. LP licenses its different fabrics to a gazillion makers. I myself always appreciate LP's own design and style best; I have however seen some Storm System coats from Armani that I like (style-wise) but wouldn't buy (construction-wise).
     


  8. clarinetplayer

    clarinetplayer Senior member

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    Michigan is just as brutal as Montreal. Although your winter lasts longer than ours.

    Last year, I purchased a Brooks Bros. storm system LP topcoat. Through snow storms, wind, sleet, and gushing rainstorms, that coat provides perfect protection. Water literally bounces off the coat. It is great. One of the best purchase I've ever made.
     


  9. kitonbrioni

    kitonbrioni Senior member

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    (kitonbrioni @ 07 Jan. 2005, 8:19) It would be difficult to better Loro Piana jackets. The Storm System ones are unique--there are warm, waterproof, and well styled.
    Water proof? I like what I'm hearing. The problem is, where on the web can I find it? It seems Loro Piana has no website?
    Try NM's site for info-- http://www.neimanmarcus.com/store....&cmCat=
     


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