Style Saturday | Parka Loving

Parka Loving

It is officially cold in the UK and I am on the hunt for a nice warm coat. The one I have at the moment I have had for absolute years (I am ashamed to admit how long) so I thought it was time for a change. 

Recently, I've been wearing my sister's parka coat, so I thought it was about time I tried one for myself and these are some of the ones I have found. 

Short Padded Parka Jacket | Buy Here
One of the first placed I looked at was TopShop. I came across this and fell in love. I love the colour breakdown and this looks so warm and I love the hood on this especially. It is one that will look great with jeans but also not too kiddish for work. 

Petite Faux Fur Trim Borg Lined Parka Jacket | Buy Here 
I found this when I wanted to look at different colour jackets. I tend to stick to safe colours and although Navy is not totally out there, it is a colour I tend to not look at so when I found this and liked this, I thought I would share it with you all. It looks comfortable and warm. 

Brave Soul Burgundy quilted sleeve faux fur trim hooded parka | Buy Here
One colour I wanted to look for is Burgundy/ Berry/ Plum because as you all know it one of my favourite shades and it literally screams out winter to me. I didn't find many that I liked but I came across this. It seems a bit longer than the others which I don't mind and it has the cute details on it. I also love that it has a drawstring which is great if your petite because it means you can a bit of a shape to you if you want.  (Side Note, Brave Soul do some lovely Parkas if you don't like any here still check them out) 

American Eagle Hooded Parka | Buy Here
Now, I haven't bought anything from American Eagle before. There isn't a store near us and for the most part I dislike having to buy things online. Anyway, I really like this. I never thought of a Tan parka coat before as it isn't a colour I generally gravitate towards but I like this version. I also think a nice light colour helps bring out a dark lip or dark jumper and jeans combo which is very winter/ autumn. 

And those are my Parka Picks. Admittedly, they appar to be pricey but a good parka jacket from these stores are generally priced at this point if not higher. It is a staple investment piece which doesn't really go off trend so you can reuse it next winter too if you wished! 

Do you have a winter coat you have your eye on? 

PS - Side note Primark also do some fantastic coats which last many many years. The red one you see constantly on my Instagram page has lasted me at least Three Years. 


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