When is the best time to buy a new winter coat? The answer is now, while winter coats are reduced for final clearance and are at the lowest possible prices. Many department stores are even discounting their clearance apparel by as much 50% off and giving shoppers coupons to save even more on clearance purchases. The selections and size ranges are now as good as they were in the fall and before the holidays, but there are still bargains to be found and steals to be brought home. Most stores currently have a wide range of styles in a good range of sizes. At Stein Mart and Kohl’s, sizes Medium and Large seem to have been very popular and are harder to find. There are plenty of Extra Small, Small and plus size coats to choose from. At Belk, you’ll find more Medium and Large coats and jackets and Stein Mart has just reduced quilted down and polar fleece jackets for clearance. We scoured the stores looking for the best buys, comparing quality, style, construction, detailing and price. If your winter coat is showing signs of wear, ready to go out of style or not fitting very well, check out some of these clearance deals on winter coats.
At Belk, you can get a Casual Identity houndstooth quilt vest with faux fur collar for only $5.99. Originally priced at $48, you’ll save $42.01 and have a chic quilted vest to layer over any outfit. Done in black and tan, it’s especially good with long sleeved tees and sweaters on chilly days, it’s sure to be a wardrobe favorite. For only $49.99 you can wear a Jessica Simpson faux leather jacket with faux Sherpa detail. Originally priced at $200, you’ll save $150.01 and amp up your everyday style with an asymmetrical zipper and cozy faux Sherpa. Perfect with slacks or jeans, you’ll stand out in Jessica Simpson style.
At Kohl’s, you’ll find a Croft & Barrow print fleece jacket in a black and white snowflake design for only $11.52. Originally priced at $36, you’ll stay warm and cozy as you save $24.48. A popular choice for casual wear, fleece is excellent for weekends, holidays, and outdoor winter fun. For only $18.88, you can pick up a Chaps full-zip polar fleece vest. Layer it over a long-sleeved tee for instant style and comfort at a savings of $40.12. For a real deal, you can’t best Tek Gear’s plus size hooded packable quilted puffer jacket for $38.40. Featuring lightweight, packable down, you’ll save $81.60 and stay warm in even the harshest winter weather.
Women on budgets will want to shop Walmart’s Weather Tamer boucle anoraks with faux leather trim for $8, saving $21.88, Fahrenheit long puffer coats with fur-trim hoods for $15, saving $34.88, and Essential faux wool plaid peacoats with stand collars for $20, saving $19.88. Wherever you choose to shop, whatever your style or size, this is the time to look for a new winter coat. Clearance sales will soon be ending. Prices may drop a little lower in the next week, but it seems unlikely. Use coupons, shopping passes and senior or military discounts whenever possible to bring the cost down even more. You’ll have a new coat for the last weeks of winter and to begin a new season in style in the fall.
As always, maximize your style and minimize your spending.