Instead of moving manufacturing overseas it continues to manufacture its cold weather jackets in a country that actually has a cold climate, Canada. Given the high price tag for Canada Goose apparel and the fact that many consumers will only buy a winter coat every few years, manufacturing in Canada provides an additional level of trust with consumers.
Banksy was here Maybe. Outdoor art installations not only define a public space but also tend to pop up in inanimate side streets and highway underpasses we rarely venture through.
Now, I understand that the University of Chicago as a whole has a relatively affluent student body - to put it modestly - but I am continually shocked by the amount of students casually wearing 800 - 1400 jackets. And to be clear, I am theoretically guilty of this very offense; if I could afford a Canada Goose jacket, you bet I would wear it the first day I feel a cool breeze.
It was nice to compare the two side by side and see what I do and don't like. But the issue was I didn't like the jacket. On why the brand wanted to design this piece for Toronto, Karuna Scheinfeld, the VP of Design at Canada Goose Jacket Canada Goose, said, "Canada Goose is a Canadian brand, but its home town is Toronto. To this day, Canada Goose continues to proudly call Toronto home and still designs, manufactures and sells products in this global hub, so it felt natural that we would create a jacket as an homage to our home town.
But for CG, they really take the wind - resistant thing to the next step. They have you covered on the zipper and button area, so there is no wind able to get through (you know, as most coats do), BUT here's where they go a step above.