If you're in the market for a warm coat with feathers, there's no need to get it from the animals. These 10 vegan down coat options do the same exact thing (keep you warm) with feather alternatives...
Now let's check them out...
1. Men's Hooded Parka by Save the Duck
- Save the Duck's hooded parka is 100% vegan and 100% toasty with a quilted bib and polyester insulation.
- Features a protective collar and hood.
- Compressible for easy packing on trips.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but Save the Duck specializes in vegan down apparel.
- Pros: This parka is made for when the temperature drops to single digits. It's sophisticated enough to wear with a suit and durable enough for camping trips.
- Cons: It's up there in price.
2. Women's Vegan Down Parka by Alpine North
- This cozy vegan parka is insulated with vegan down for pillowy comfort and warmth.
- Constructed with a chic faux fur hood.
- Water-repellent and uber functional with multiple pockets and thumb holes on the rib knit cuffs.
- Advertised as vegan: Yes.
- Pros: It should keep you toasty from head to toe, even in frigid northern climates. And it's very fashionable with the faux fur hood, so suit up with faux suede boots.
- Cons: The hood isn't detachable.
3. Men's Vegan Down Puffer Coat by Alpine North
- Alpine North's vegan puffer coat for men is available in a selection of muted colors with an adjustable hood and a wind-blocking collar.
- Designed with rib knit cuffs and thumb holes.
- Good for nighttime visibility with reflective trim.
- Advertised as vegan: Yes.
- Pros: The reflective trim is great for biking—stay safe sharing the road with traffic. But this coat is also nice enough for any environment, be it business or leisure.
- Cons: Like the women's Alpine North parka, it has a strictly non-removable hood.
4. Women's Floral Puffer Coat from Anthropologie
- There are plenty of plain cold weather coats out there. Keep spring in your heart with Anthropologie's floral print puffer coat.
- Insulated with polyester material.
- Easy to wear with a zip front and slip pockets.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but it's all synthetic.
- Pros: It's lightweight and very pretty. Match it to any of your jeans or dressier outfits.
- Cons: We don't see any information about water resistance for slushy conditions.
5. Men's N-3B Slim Fit Coat by Alpha Industries
- Fitted and stylish, this black coat with removable faux fur trim is ready for the arctic weather.
- Comes with an adjustable drawstring hood.
- Water and wind-resistant with a cozy quilted lining and polyester fill.
- Advertised as vegan: No. But it's made with vegan-friendly materials.
- Pros: Design-wise, this coat gets points for heavy-duty construction and adaptable style. If you're not feeling the faux fur one day, you can just take it off.
- Cons: Just the cost, really.
6. Women's Insulated Parka by C9 Champion
- Water-repellent, wind-resistant and insulated with lightweight material, this parka is ideal for some winter fun.
- Made with inner cuffs to kick the snow out.
- Adjustable with a bungee cinch at the waist.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but it's polyester and cotton.
- Pros: This coat is multi-seasonal, especially for chilly autumns and springs. It's light and movable, perfect for an active lifestyle.
- Cons: It may not be warm enough for really nippy days.
7. Men's Kirby Faux Fur Trim Parka by Penfield
- If the Hudson, Massachusetts company Penfield can keep New Englanders warm in the middle of winter, the padded Kirby parka with a faux fur-trimmed hood is sure to do the trick.
- Designed with practical inner cuffs.
- Fastens with a zipper and snap buttons.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but don't worry. It's all synthetic.
- Pros: It's a dashing coat, casual but very tasteful. Wear it with heavyweight denim and dressy boots or comfortable sneakers.
- Cons: For the price, we'd like to see it waterproofed.
8. Women's Cinch Waist Coat from Boohoo
- If you like a contoured look, try this cinched coat in versatile black with a trendy faux fur hood.
- Made with an adjustable cinch waist and standing collar.
- Faux fur is removable.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but the materials are vegan.
- Pros: It's flattering and fits just about any occasion. Style it with jeans or pleated suit pants.
- Cons: It's a shortish coat in case you need something longer to fight off the frosty winds.
9. Men's Insulated Parka from Canada Weather Gear
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- If this coat takes its inspiration from Canadian winters, it should be just fine for bone-chilling weather.
- Waterproof and insulated with polyester fleece.
- Comes with a detachable hood and adjustable cuffs.
- Advertised as vegan: No. However, it's all polyester.
- Pros: Insulated and damp-resistant, this coat can likely hold its own on the ski mountain. Plus, it's got ample storage capacity with tons of pockets.
- Cons: The adjustable cuffs are good, but they may not prevent snow from getting in.
10. Women's Evergreen Puffer Coat from Burton
- Burton is a snowboard company out of Burlington, Vermont that knows its winter gear. This women's puffer coat features Thermolite vegan insulation and ripstop fabric for durability.
- Designed with allover quilting and a standing collar.
- Breathable lining regulates the temperature inside the coat so you're never too warm or chilly.
- Advertised as vegan: No. But the materials are synthetic.
- Pros: It's easy to get overheated in heavy coats, but that shouldn't happen with this one. Stay comfy and warm downtown or on the trails.
- Cons: Between the low collar and lack of a hood, your head and neck area will need extra protection.
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