Parkas are an essential part of any winter wardrobe. Nowadays, tons of styles are just as cute as they are warm so that you can avoid looking like a marshmallow. To help you find your perfect match, we’ve rounded up some of the best parkas for women on the market. Our list includes a range of options to fit any need, from packable styles perfect for travel to thick down parkas ideal for the chilliest of days. They also span various price points, so you can more easily find a style here within your budget.
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1. Columbia Mighty Lite Hooded Jacket
Columbia’s water-resistant style is made with the brand’s Omi-Heat reflective technology which traps in body heat, as well as a breathable lining to help wick away excess moisture. It also offers a fitted silhouette that tapers at the waist, plus is available in over a dozen colors.
Pros: What’s more, the jacket features ergonomic thumb holes and a hood for extra warmth. A two-way front zipper allows for easy adjustments, while soft cuffs are designed to enhance comfort. The style is durable thanks to a triple ripstop windowpane shell.
Cons: This jacket tends to run small.
2. Orolay Thickened Down Jacket
Orlay’s water-resistant jacket is made with 90% down to keep you superbly warm, plus oversized pockets and silk zipper handles for added style points.
Pros: The hood features faux lamb lining for a warm and chic touch. A side zip allow you to adjust the snugness of the coat to your liking, making it easier to layer underneath. The relaxed fit of the coat also helps with this. It comes in six colors.
Cons: Some users may find this style to be too baggy.
3. iLoveSIA Hooded Parka
Although not water-resistant, this affordable style is ideal for dry winter days — complete with a plush faux fur lining and trim that extends around the hood.
Pros: Comfort cuffs help keep the cold out. This style also comes with an adjustable drawstring waist belt for a customized fit and two front hand pockets. It’s available in black and olive green.
Cons: This may not be as durable as other options on the market.