What characteristics should a good parka have?

Parka by H&M

La parka It is a type of coat that has never left us. In fact, it has been there for decades, although what is true is that from time to time it regains its strength and returns to be among the best sellers.

Currently, we are going through one of those times when the parka enjoys great popularity, so it may be among your main candidates to warm you this winterBut what characteristics should a good parka have?

H&M classic parka

Oversize: Don't be fooled by passing trends. Short, tight parkas betray the essence of this coat and will soon be out of style. Our favorites are those that fall to approximately mid-thigh and are loose in the arms, chest and waist, dimensions that were previously considered normal, but now many include oversize due to the widespread slim fit look.

Capucha: Naturally, a parka would not be such without its hood. This part of the jacket can have shearling or fur. In the second case, the ideal is to be removable.

Padding: The Eskimos designed these coats to combat low temperatures, so they provided them with thick padding that did not allow icy winds to penetrate their skin. Today they offer the same protection, although they are thinner. A good parka should be padded, but at the same time be light.

Double closure: When choosing a parka, we must also pay attention to the closure system. A double type offers us more alternatives, in addition to protecting us more effectively against the cold, which is what it is all about. So if you want to make sure that what you take home is a good parka, check that it includes both a zipper and buttons on the front.

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