If you’re yet to snap up one of the best winter coats, may we suggest one of these best parkas for women?
Sure, it may bring up flashbacks of Liam Gallagher ’avin’ it large in the nineties, but a parka coat is one of the best winter coats around and surprisingly stylish, as well as being a handy addition to your collection of warmest winter coats.
How to wear a parka coat
It’s not just the Oasis frontman who is a fan of the parka coat. Kate Moss is still a regular parka wearer, teaming her khaki number with anything, from denim cut-offs at Glastonbury to a leather mini skirt on a night out for a more glamorous take on the casual style. The parka is even good enough for royalty with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge both spotted rocking one.
But you don’t have to be a rockstar or a royal to pull off a parka (phew!). One of the most versatile types of coat, this cosy cover-up is super versatile and can be worn over anything, from midi dresses to skinny jeans. Most styles also have adjustable waistbands. too, making them easily adaptable to fit your shape. Some have faux-fur lined hoods and cosy lining for added warmth, while others are lighter for all-year wear.
Practical and stylish, a decent parka coat will keep you warm, shield you from any sudden showers and give your outfit a bit of a cool edge.
The best parkas for women to shop now
Guaranteed to never go out of style, it’s worth splashing out on a decent parka coat to see you from one winter to the next. Whether you go for a classic khaki shade or make a statement in a brighter hue, we’ve rounded up the best parkas to add to your winter wardrobe now.
This feather and down parka will definitely help you beat the chill. It's finished with water-repellent technology too for protection from unexpected downpours too. An adjustable waist guarantees the perfect fit, while fleece-lined pockets keep your hands cosy.
We love the shiny metallic hue on this beauty. It has a hidden drawstring to cinch you in at the middle, too. Finishing just above the knee, it’s a good length to keep you warm.
If you’re after something a bit smarter, this is the one for you. A classic camel coat is endlessly chic, while the faux fur collar adds a stylish detail. Fully lined, too, so it’ll still keep you warm.
This bestseller from John Lewis is perfect for those in-between seasons when you’re looking for a lighter cover-up. Its boxy silhouette keeps it looking casual and it’s shower-resistant, too.
This relaxed parka has a straight fit, finishing just below the hip. It has a cosy, removable liner, ideal for interchangeable weather.
This parka has a removable fleece-lined hood with a faux-fur trim, to keep you extra toasty. There’s an adjustable waist for a tighter fit round the middle.
Perfect if you’re looking for protection from the wind and rain, this light parka has an oversized fit with an adjustable waist. We love the Steel Blue hue for a stylish update.
We love former Corrie star Michelle Keegan's collections and this classic parka is a particular favourite.