How to Purchase the RIGHT Coat for Freezing Weather

“Polar vortex” was a major buzzword last winter, when the East Coast was faced with frigid temperatures, heavy snowfall, and all-around terrible weather. And since this season is set to be unbearably cold again, we thought it was appropriate to prepare you, sartorially speaking, of course. With the help of Fjallraven, the Swedish brand known for making durable, functional clothing and accessories, we decided to compare down coats and synthetic insulated coats—two main items worn in freezing weather—to help you combat those below-zero temperatures.

Read on to see what we found out!