By Emily Beiser
Some people, especially in New York, spend a pretty penny on their clothes for many reasons: durability, fashion, or just to show that they can. Canada Goose jackets are certainly a status symbol more than a fashion statement. There’s nothing revolutionary about a bulky black parka. The only thing that visually distinguishes a Canada Goose jacket is the patch on the right arm with an image of the Arctic Circle—as if the hatless wearer were planning on visiting. But why do you need to advertise that you’re wearing a coat that would nearly cover the cost of one Columbia credit? Canada Goose jackets are an affront to good manners, sound judgment, and all attempts at environmentalism....