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<b>Moncler M by Mary Katrantzou</b> Fiest Blossom Jacket at <b>Riccardi</b>, <a href="http://riccardiboston.com/shop/womens/designers/moncler-m/">$1990</a>
Moncler M by Mary Katrantzou Fiest Blossom Jacket at Riccardi, $1990

Seek Out Peacoats, Fur, Vintage, and Tweed at These 10 Shops

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Moncler M by Mary Katrantzou Fiest Blossom Jacket at Riccardi, $1990

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Clocks have fallen back, radiators have been turned on, and even if fall officially began back in September, those nippy temperatures and necessary layers are in full effect this week. Your in-between-season jacket is no longer cutting it—time for the real deal. Wool, fur, leather, and down coats ensure surviving the brunt of winter in style, and if you stop in any of these ten stores, expect to find a curated selection containing everything from the original Navy peacoat (under $300) to super luxe ski-ready options (upwards of $1000).


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1. Sterlingwear

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175 Frank Mclellan Highway
East Boston, MA 02151
(617) 567-0702
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On the other side of Boston Harbor lies the family-run Sterlingwear factory, maker of the official US Navy peacoat (for 40 years) and plenty of other coat styles for men, women, and children. The retail space here allows shoppers to peer into the factory where every item is made to the same military standards. Keep an eye out for their mobile shop at local marketplaces. Styles hover between $145 and $340 for adults, and under $100 for kids.

2. J. Press

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82 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-9886
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J. Press is home to a deep New England heritage, helping to define "Ivy League style" and outfit its proponents. Know that a meticulously tailored coat here will have you looking like JFK, stat, with many styles under $500. Plus, much of its collection is US made. Double patriotic and worth shelling out for.

3. North River Outfitter

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126 Charles Street
Boston, MA
(617) 742-0089
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North River Outfitter is focused on all the building blocks of a Bostonian's wardrobe, and come winter, consider it your resource for Barbour, Dale of Norway, Helly Hansen, and Bogner. You'll transition easily from the street to the slopes.

4. Holiday Boutique

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53 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 973-9730
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Holiday's outerwear lineup follows the same routine as the rest of the store: prim, proper, and girly. Shop industry-loved labels here like Lauren Moffatt and Erin Fetherston.

5. Riccardi

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116 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 266-3158
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Play fashion stylist and scope out coats worthy of a Vogue spread at Riccardi, where outerwear is as exclusive as it gets. Find edgy moto-inspired Balmain, sculptural Comme de Garçons, and the Moncler collaboration with Mary Katrantzou. It will be hard to encounter an outfit twin in something from here.

6. The Tannery

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711 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-5500
We'd argue that coats are the next best thing to footwear at this local luxury boutique, with wearable styles from Veda, Canada Goose, Moncler, and Mackage on the racks. From parkas to leather, The Tannery has it—just be willing to pay up for it.

7. LIT on Newbury

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223 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 421-8637
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LIT has the perfect selection from budget-savvy ladies who don't want to sacrifice the season's trends. Shop a variety of BB Dakota, Gentle Fawn, and Blank NYC—mostly under $200, with vegan leather options for cruelty-free proponents.

8. Crush Boutique

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264 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 424-0100
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Casual contemporary labels abound at Crush, and its outerwear selection doesn't disappoint. 525 America furs, Dolce Vita coats, and Olive and Oak vegan leather pieces are ready to satisfy any craving at a wallet-pleasing price point.

9. Bobby From Boston

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19 Thayer Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 423-9299
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If the vintage look is your jam, why buy vintage-inspired when Bobby is ready to equip you with actual old-time leather, varsity, and tweed jackets? Stop into this SoWa treasure trove and hunt for that one-of-a-kind coat.

10. M. Miller Furs

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519 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 426-1259
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Mark Miller sits at the intersection of luxury apparel and performance skiwear, manufacturing his collection at a South End studio. M. Miller pieces might be pricey, but you can seek everything from techno-wool base layers to high-quality fur-trimmed down toppers.

1. Sterlingwear

175 Frank Mclellan Highway, East Boston, MA 02151
On the other side of Boston Harbor lies the family-run Sterlingwear factory, maker of the official US Navy peacoat (for 40 years) and plenty of other coat styles for men, women, and children. The retail space here allows shoppers to peer into the factory where every item is made to the same military standards. Keep an eye out for their mobile shop at local marketplaces. Styles hover between $145 and $340 for adults, and under $100 for kids.
175 Frank Mclellan Highway
East Boston, MA 02151

2. J. Press

82 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
J. Press is home to a deep New England heritage, helping to define "Ivy League style" and outfit its proponents. Know that a meticulously tailored coat here will have you looking like JFK, stat, with many styles under $500. Plus, much of its collection is US made. Double patriotic and worth shelling out for.
82 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

3. North River Outfitter

126 Charles Street, Boston, MA
North River Outfitter is focused on all the building blocks of a Bostonian's wardrobe, and come winter, consider it your resource for Barbour, Dale of Norway, Helly Hansen, and Bogner. You'll transition easily from the street to the slopes.
126 Charles Street
Boston, MA

4. Holiday Boutique

53 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114
Holiday's outerwear lineup follows the same routine as the rest of the store: prim, proper, and girly. Shop industry-loved labels here like Lauren Moffatt and Erin Fetherston.
53 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114

5. Riccardi

116 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
Play fashion stylist and scope out coats worthy of a Vogue spread at Riccardi, where outerwear is as exclusive as it gets. Find edgy moto-inspired Balmain, sculptural Comme de Garçons, and the Moncler collaboration with Mary Katrantzou. It will be hard to encounter an outfit twin in something from here.
116 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

6. The Tannery

711 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
We'd argue that coats are the next best thing to footwear at this local luxury boutique, with wearable styles from Veda, Canada Goose, Moncler, and Mackage on the racks. From parkas to leather, The Tannery has it—just be willing to pay up for it.
711 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

7. LIT on Newbury

223 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
LIT has the perfect selection from budget-savvy ladies who don't want to sacrifice the season's trends. Shop a variety of BB Dakota, Gentle Fawn, and Blank NYC—mostly under $200, with vegan leather options for cruelty-free proponents.
223 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

8. Crush Boutique

264 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
Casual contemporary labels abound at Crush, and its outerwear selection doesn't disappoint. 525 America furs, Dolce Vita coats, and Olive and Oak vegan leather pieces are ready to satisfy any craving at a wallet-pleasing price point.
264 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

9. Bobby From Boston

19 Thayer Street, Boston, MA 02118
If the vintage look is your jam, why buy vintage-inspired when Bobby is ready to equip you with actual old-time leather, varsity, and tweed jackets? Stop into this SoWa treasure trove and hunt for that one-of-a-kind coat.
19 Thayer Street
Boston, MA 02118

10. M. Miller Furs

519 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Mark Miller sits at the intersection of luxury apparel and performance skiwear, manufacturing his collection at a South End studio. M. Miller pieces might be pricey, but you can seek everything from techno-wool base layers to high-quality fur-trimmed down toppers.
519 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118