Tag Archives: Parka

Canada Goose Expedition Parka

Canada Goose | The Style Raconteur

Its getting colder unless you live in the south and you are on to the 12th indian summer/ heatwave of the the year, I live in the North and its parky outside..so its time to search for that winter jacket because the one I bought early in August to be the first to have it I’m bored of!!! So over the next couple of weeks I try and post up what I think are the ebst of the Winter. Up first is the Canada Goose Expedition Parka. Originally developed for scientists working in research facilities at McMurdo station in Antarctica, the Expedition Parka is one of our most iconic, warmest and durable parkas. It features a highly functional collection of external pockets, perfect for easy gear storage (not that ‘gear’ I mean phone ect!) and hand warming. Everything feels heavy-duty and ‘proper’ with this jacket. Finished with flexible rib-knit cuffs which storm flap over front zipper to complete they closure to the cold.  Available here


Levi’s Made and Crafted Parka

madecrafted1There’s a lot of flashy clothes out there, but sometimes less is more. Case in point, Levi’s new Made and Crafted Parka. From the immaculate tailoring, to the luxurious Italian cotton, all the way down to the leather detailing, this thing is all about the details. This coat proves that basic can be bold

White Mountaineering Printed Parka


Yosuke Aizawa of White Mountaineering excels in pattern work, and we occasionally see the designer apply that expertise even on his brand’s technical outerwear. A perfect example is this lightweight mid-length parka, its cotton/polyester shell finished with an intricate art deco design. The Japanese made garment has taped seams for weather resistance, and features an adjustable hood, self-colored zip chest pocket and buttoned cuffs. Zip-front closure with snap buttons plus a center back vent round out the details.




Carhartt x mastermind JAPAN Zip Sweat Parka


Carhartt and mastermind JAPAN have teamed up once again with great distinction by coming up with this impressive zip sweat parka. The outcome is minimal, with a simple black body featuring the typically astute Carhartt tag on the pocket along with the distinctive mastermind JAPAN skull motif on the chest.

Stussy Sailaway Jacket


This style of jacket has been done to death, but it has now become a staple of the street wear fraternity but these guys know their shit. In a pretty piece of perfectly planned outdoor primp paraphernalia, Stussy is making use of tried 60/40 cloth – 60% cotton and 40% nylon – which was the mainstay for the outdoor scene before technical innovation.

These jackets come in Purple/Cream, Red/Gray, and Black/Gray colourway exteriors and carry such details as brown buttons on the front closure and tone on tone Stussy embroidery on the left shoulder. Available from your local Stussy retailer.




Ben Sherman Modern Classics Mountain Parka

Ben Sherman Modern Classics presents this mountain parka jacket in a burgundy colorway for the holiday season. From a technical perspective, this classic design comes fully functional with a full zip closure, patched elbows, and large accessible pockets. The body of the jacket features sturdy British Millerain waxed canvas as well as a tartan interior. Several contemporary details round this item out perfectly including wooden buttons, contrasting trim, and corduroy detailing.


Pretty Green x Quadrophenia Parka


Pretty Green‚ Liam Gallagher’s clothing has announced a collaboration with the reissue of The Who’s ‘Quadrophenia – The Director’s cut’. To mark the collaboration‚ Pretty Green has designed a limited edition parka made legendry by ‘Jimmy’ from the Quadrophenia album cover. If you have been in a cave all your life and don’t know, The album/film tells the tale of a young mod and his struggle to come of age in the mid-1960s.

The parka has been an iconic image since the album was released. Only 100 are being made and are priced at £500. They will be exclusively available from the Pretty Green Carnaby Street store.
Liam Gallagher says, ‘As I’m a massive fan of The Who, and Quadrophenia being one of my favourite albums of all time, it’s an honour to be associated.’

Pretty Green are also showcasing Pete Townshend’s archives of notes, desk diaries, photos and original lyrics from the making of Quadrophenia alongside album artwork and outtakes in a never been seen before exhibition at our flagship store in London’s Carnaby Street. The exhibit opens to the public on Thursday 27th October, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close to Pete Townshend’s work and his inspirations behind the making of the seminal album.

Burberry Brit Waxed Hooded Fishtail Parka

Burberry brings back some more old for Autumn 2010. “Introducing the Burberry Brit Fishtail Parka. A timeless, iconic classic updated for AW10. The Fishtail Parka was first developed by the military in 1951 to protect soldiers from the elements and during the 1960’s in the UK the fishtail parka became a symbol of the mod subculture. Due to their practicality, cheapness and availability from army surplus shops, the parka noted as the ideal garment for fending off the elements when on a scooter.”