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There's been sporadic dips in temperatures over the last few weeks, so winter is definitely coming. Who knows if we're in for a mild winter or another Chiberia, but now is certainly the time to start thinking about coats.
For coat shopping in the city, department stores like Nordstrom, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale's are great destinations, and discount retailers like Burlington Coat Factory, Nordstrom Rack, and TJ Maxx are budget-friendly resources. For those who are looking to shop smaller stores or specialty brands, check out our map of ten stores to visit for awesome winter coats, which are a must in a city where winters are painfully long.