7 Sustainable Coats & Jackets to Keep You Warm all Winter Long

  Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliated; we may earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. This post is also partly sponsored by Bernardo. We only ever add brands & products we truly believe in! sustainable winter coats & jackets& if you are going to buy new outerwear this winter, let’s make it ethical! I’ve tested out a few sustainable coats & jackets myself, and I’ve also listed several from trusted ethical brands. I think everyone’s priority when buying outerwear is warmth and comfort. Some of these listed designs can keep you feeling warm in below-freezing weather, while others are great for layering and act more like your everyday coat & jacket.What makes a jacket or coat sustainable?When it comes to a sustainable coat, there are many things I look for - Who makes it? What is it made from? Can I wear it for years to come? Transparency is essential to me when shopping. I want to make sure the person making the coat is treated well and makes a fair wage, as well as its environmental impact.What eco-friendly materials should you look for? Obviously, we want to find the warmest of the warm fabrics when it comes to winter coats. Some of the best eco-friendly fibers to look out for include bison fiber, recycled polyesters (great for making the puffier coats or waterproofing), organic cotton (typically used for outward appearances rather than warmth), and responsible wools (either recycled or humane).now, our top picks for sustainable winter coats & jackets: 1) Sleeping Bag JacketBrand | BernardoPrice | on sale for $119Made with Ecoplume™, a sustainable filler that offers superior warmth without the bulk, this cruelty-free jacket is checking off all of fall & winter’s fashion trends with its overdramatic sleeves and puffiness. Ecoplume™ is created 100% from recycled plastic bottles, and the lining & outershell of this jacket are recycled polyester. Shop Bernardo 2) Bison UltralightBrand | United by BluePrice | on sale for $160I own a coat from United by Blue similar to this one, and it keeps me incredibly comfortable and warm. This one in particular can keep you feeling warm in -10-40°F weather. It’s made with a recycled ripstop shell with PFC-free DWR coating and a 50% BisonShield, 50% wool insulation - and it has an interior patch pocket! Shop United by Blue 3) Northward Quilted JacketBrand | OuterknownPrice | $178This one looks ideal for areas that don’t get as cold - like where I am in Florida! Sometimes, the puffer, down-type coats are just too much for the warmer climates. This shell, lining & trim is made from 100% organic cotton - the sleeve lining is 100% cupro & the fill is 100% recycled polyester. Shop Outerknown 4) Nano Puff HoodyBrand | PatagoniaPrice | $249Patagonia is always a good choice for snow!! The Nano Puff Hoody is warm, windproof & water-resists. Its PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation Eco is made from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester with P.U.R.E.™ technology, wrapped in a 100% recycled polyester shell and lining. This jacket is ideal for traveling & adventures because it is very lightweight & compressible. Shop Patagonia 5) Norseland Insulated ParkaBrand | REIPrice | $199Not only is this coat a beautiful color, but it’s a great price! Side note, I recently went into our local REI, and their customer service is so excellent. The materials used to make th

7 Sustainable Coats & Jackets to Keep You Warm all Winter Long
 

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliated; we may earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. This post is also partly sponsored by Bernardo. We only ever add brands & products we truly believe in!

sustainable winter coats & jackets

& if you are going to buy new outerwear this winter, let’s make it ethical! I’ve tested out a few sustainable coats & jackets myself, and I’ve also listed several from trusted ethical brands. I think everyone’s priority when buying outerwear is warmth and comfort. Some of these listed designs can keep you feeling warm in below-freezing weather, while others are great for layering and act more like your everyday coat & jacket.

What makes a jacket or coat sustainable?

When it comes to a sustainable coat, there are many things I look for - Who makes it? What is it made from? Can I wear it for years to come? Transparency is essential to me when shopping. I want to make sure the person making the coat is treated well and makes a fair wage, as well as its environmental impact.

What eco-friendly materials should you look for?

Obviously, we want to find the warmest of the warm fabrics when it comes to winter coats. Some of the best eco-friendly fibers to look out for include bison fiber, recycled polyesters (great for making the puffier coats or waterproofing), organic cotton (typically used for outward appearances rather than warmth), and responsible wools (either recycled or humane).

now, our top picks for sustainable winter coats & jackets:

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1) Sleeping Bag Jacket

Brand | Bernardo

Price | on sale for $119

Made with Ecoplume™, a sustainable filler that offers superior warmth without the bulk, this cruelty-free jacket is checking off all of fall & winter’s fashion trends with its overdramatic sleeves and puffiness. Ecoplume™ is created 100% from recycled plastic bottles, and the lining & outershell of this jacket are recycled polyester.

Shop Bernardo

2) Bison Ultralight

Brand | United by Blue

Price | on sale for $160

I own a coat from United by Blue similar to this one, and it keeps me incredibly comfortable and warm. This one in particular can keep you feeling warm in -10-40°F weather. It’s made with a recycled ripstop shell with PFC-free DWR coating and a 50% BisonShield, 50% wool insulation - and it has an interior patch pocket!

Shop United by Blue

3) Northward Quilted Jacket

Brand | Outerknown

Price | $178

This one looks ideal for areas that don’t get as cold - like where I am in Florida! Sometimes, the puffer, down-type coats are just too much for the warmer climates. This shell, lining & trim is made from 100% organic cotton - the sleeve lining is 100% cupro & the fill is 100% recycled polyester.

Shop Outerknown

4) Nano Puff Hoody

Brand | Patagonia

Price | $249

Patagonia is always a good choice for snow!! The Nano Puff Hoody is warm, windproof & water-resists. Its PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation Eco is made from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester with P.U.R.E.™ technology, wrapped in a 100% recycled polyester shell and lining. This jacket is ideal for traveling & adventures because it is very lightweight & compressible.

Shop Patagonia

5) Norseland Insulated Parka

Brand | REI

Price | $199

Not only is this coat a beautiful color, but it’s a great price! Side note, I recently went into our local REI, and their customer service is so excellent. The materials used to make this insulated parka reflect their love for people and the planet through the use of recycled materials, bluesign®-approved materials, and down certified to the Responsible Down Standard.

Shop REI
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6) Johnson Coat

Brand | Sezane

Price | $380

If you are looking for classic, timeless coats, this is the brand to check out. This is their signature coat, which comes in black, sand, camel & navy colors. I’ve only started adding this brand to Sustainably Chic the last year because their sustainability efforts have increased significantly. They are much more transparent and use many sustainable certifications. I also think the quality is impressive.

Shop Sezane
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7) Lined Woven Twill Field Jacket

Brand | Pact

Price | $120

Pact is one of my favorite places for organic cotton clothing because its more affordable & the quality is great. Their cotton is GOTS certified & all of their clothing is made in a Fair Trade Certified Factory. This style & color is a classic for your wardrobe.

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