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The chill is here and Chicagoans are settling back into their winter wardrobes. What happens if your wardrobe needs a new (or a warmer) winter coat for those biting days where the wind just won't quit and cuts through everything. It's hard to find the right coat. Minus all the major department stores like Bloomingdales, Barneys, Neiman's and Nordstrom, there are plenty of other stores to shop for a warm winter coat.
We've assembled a list of 18 stores (and mapped them out) to make it easier than pie for you to score your next winter coat. Some selections are obviously larger, and specialize in the business of warmth such as Burton and State Street's new Burlington Coat Factory. But then there's smaller shops like Penelope's on Division and Clothing Optional which have a bunch of jackets and lighter layering coats to choose from this year. Not to leave out the higher end, there's Ikram where you can find designers like Carven and Sarca who's stocking Coatpeople and Bod & Christensen. And for those who like to feel fancy on a more modest budget, there's always Chicago Fur Outlet.
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