I have been on the hunt for a quality wool coat for a number of years, and I was over-the-moon when my husband surprised me with the camel Dearborn this last Christmas. I had emailed with Liz, the designer, earlier in the year. She was happy to tell me more about the fabric, answer some specific questions I had about the belt/construction, etc. I think it's pretty special that Liz communicates directly with her customers in this way!
My husband bought me a medium based on the size chart, but I ultimately decided to exchange it for a large, and Liz made the process super easy. As far as the coat itself: WOW. It met my every expectation (and then some)! The craftsmanship is unparalleled, the fabric equal parts soft and durable, the color and style timeless. I live in Minnesota, and have a high standard when it comes to outerwear. This coat is as functional (and warm) as it is elegant.
Please, do yourself a favor. Skip the cheap polyester coat. Don't feed the fast-fashion machine. I promise the Dearborn is worth every penny. This is fashion the way it was meant to be.
The quilted lining is so cozy and the zipper hood distinguishes this parka from a regular jacket. I love wearing it zipped and hooded or unzipped depending on the weather. The swing style elevates any look. One of my favorite pieces!
This is truly one of the best coats you will ever own. I have the LaSalle parka in navy and I love it--it's an all-purpose coat. The material is elegant but tough with a snazzy swing design. Best of all, the coat has a quilted lining to keep you warm in the nasty cold rain with a giant stylish hood. It also has deep pockets for storing your gloves and keys without losing them. I sized up to be able to layer under the coat when it's really chilly, and the coat works well without adding layers too.
I rarely carry an umbrella anymore because I have this coat. When the wind blows, you simply tighten the hood. It's great for dog-walking and walking to the office.
I plan to take it with me next time I travel--it keeps me warm, dry, and stylish.
This is my first purchase here and I just love my new coat! The fabric and tailoring are beautiful. The color is even better in person than it was online. The service and communication from the beginning to delivery were excellent. I feel fantastic every time I step out in my new coat and already have received so many compliments, I just know I’ll be enjoying it for years to come.
I have owned a lot of great coats and this is by far my favorite. It is beautiful, elegant, and warm. I love the design - smart & practical. The materials used and cut are great! It feels like luxury. I love to look polished at work so this was the perfect coat for me. And it is versatile. I also love to rock this coat with blue jeans when I’m doing errands. Extremely happy.
I got this coat for my wife as an early Christmas present, she absolutely loves it and keeps looking for excuses to wear it. She loves how warm it is and the quality is amazing.
Simply elegant and also incredibly warm and exceptionally designed. Super long and cuffable arms, versatile tie, hidden magnets.
I love it! It's a nice length, material is soft; and Liz added a belt! Classy, beautiful winter coat.
I wore it last Saturday on the cold eve and it kept me cozy warm!
I just received my LOGAN PEA coat in black and couldn’t be happier with it! The fit is perfect in a size XL. The style is timeless and will go with everything. Dress it up or down. A true wardrobe staple. Excellent quality and style
This is my third Coat Check Chicago coat! The first was an olive bomber jacket (which I wear as a cool blazer); the second was a navy parka (which is hands down the best rain coat in the universe); and now I own this marigold beauty. I recently moved to a warmer climate but still need a winter coat. I wanted a coat from Coat Check Chicago and this one is perfect. It's light but warm and absolutely lovely. The material is very soft and the color is bright but slightly muted--perhaps moreso than the pictures reveal. Of course it's stylish and very well-made. I received a fast-fashion coat for Christmas last year and it's already kind of beat. It was never particularly stylish nor well made. Fast fashion no more! I vow to look stylish and stay warm in my marigold cardigan coat made in the USA.
I have a handful of coats, and none of them come even close to how toasty this one is when you put it on. It's soft, thick, impeccably tailored, and exceptional quality. Liz is the most warm and kind person - she answered all of my questions beforehand about measurements and fit; left me a sweet little note letting me know she'd be happy to have a petite version custom made if I didn't like the regular; and is someone you can tell is passionate about what they do!
Cannot recommend Coat Check Chicago enough. This is a coat I'll treasure for years ❤️
I decided this year was the year I was going to invest the perfect, full length wool coat. I was ready to take my time and look at all my options. But when I tried on this Dearborn Coat it was love at first sight. It is everything I wanted - the intentional design, the fit, the quality are all top notch. I am so excited it's mine! Thank you, Liz for designing and making such a gorgeous coat!
I LOVE IT! It's simply wonderful -- fits well and has a lovely quality. Now on to planning my next coat purchase from Coat Check Chicago...
This coat is magnificent, even better in person than it appears online. The quality is stunning, from the rich warm fabric to the many style and tailoring details. I thought long and hard before making this purchase as I’ve never paid this much for any garment before but feel this is a worthy treat for my [high number] birthday and will enjoy it for years to come. Supporting a small business and connecting with the designer makes this even more special; thanks again to Liz for her flexibility with exchanges -- I tried three sizes before I found the perfect fit!
I was so thrilled with the quality and tailoring of my car coat. The fabric is so incredibly soft and luxurious and the design is understated and classic with a modern twist. These coats will look great in any setting, casual or formal. Perfect!
American-made wool coats designed to combat Chicago winter in style. Crafted by a small business, designer Liz Williams is proudly contributing to the "Made in the USA" movement.
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