Aug 06 2013
Kodiak Coat Co. Leaving Fleece, Alaska, Behind
Tuesday, 06 August 2013

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Kodiak Coat Company owner Bridget Milligan in her workshop in downtown Juneau. Photo by Annie Bartholomew/KTOO

 

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    The founder of the Kodiak Coat Company, which got its start here, in Kodiak before moving to Juneau about 15 years ago, is now moving on from water- and wind-proof fleece coats to a more genteel product line.
    Bridget Milligan, the designer and creator of the popular wet weather coats named for Kodiak, is taking up leather and silks, and is leaving Alaska.