Leaves have fallen, evening commutes have darkened and thoughts are turning to the inevitable question: What’s the best way to beat the cold? If you have the money — and the inclination — you can spend $1,000 on an oh-so-trendy Canada Goose parka, engineered to withstand the icy punishment of Antarctica. But the rest of us don’t have to settle for inferior style or warmth.
Tribune staff searched out this year’s top Canada Goose alternatives, and found options sleek and sporty, fresh and surprisingly sophisticated. The list prices range from $300 to $400, but bear in mind that sales have recently brought some down to less than $200. Check through our slides to see our top picks.