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With freezing temperatures sweeping over parts of the country, it is undoubtedly parka weather right now.
But even if shoppers are desperate to find the best coat for the best price possible, one of the most popular winter coat brands out there is warning that things might not always be as they seem.
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Canada Goose is currently urging shoppers to be vigilante when it comes to picking up its products after a slew of counterfeit versions of the famous - and expensive - down-filled coats began popping up all over the world, and online.
The brand has even introduced an information section of the website that informs people how to spot when a coat is a fake, and also includes plenty of examples of very convincing counterfeits.
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'Made illegally in factories in Asia, the fake jackets are found on many rogue websites as well as in the flea markets of Shanghai, Beijing and Bangkok,' says the brand.
'Counterfeiting is illegal. It often funds organized crime and counterfeit factories in regions where labor standards are lax often employ child labor.'
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However because of the high prices of the brand's down-filled coats, which start at $450 for the cheapest down-filled designs and go up to $1,700 for the most expensive, counterfeit options have become more and more popular, particularly as...
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