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How to wear parka jacket - Aspesi Lambrettone

Are you looking for a decent parka jacket? Something you could wear with denim and chunky knitwear. Something that would be casual enough but still appropriate to wear in the city and even for work. For this purpose I ended up buying Aspesi Lambrettone parka jacket. In this post I take a closer look of the jacket and how to wear a parka jacket in general. As the weather is getting colder and colder I decided to update the original post from couple of years back. align="alignnone" Aspeso olive green parka jacket with chunky roll neck sweater. Aspesi Lambrettone - casual but chic  The Aspesi lambrettone jacket could be described as an Italian interpretation of a classic military parka jacket. The...

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Down parka jacket - Ralph Lauren RLX

Last Friday I wrote shortly about parka jackets. And earlier I have posted my thoughts about the Aspesi Lambrettone parka I acquired last spring. Today taking a bit different angle, getting ready for winter and going full casual. Most of my winter jacket are more on the formal side. So for quite a while I have been looking for a new casual and warm winter coat. In addition to that Aspesi jacket I don't really have anything in my rotation that would be fully appropriate to wear for example with denim and chunky knitwear. Especially for those days when it's snowing and temperature fall under -10° degrees my selection has been lacking a decent option. A while ago I got a chance to...

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Parka jackets for fall and winter

When days get colder the need for a decent overcoat also grows. One option to consider is a parka (or anorak) jacket. Parka jacket is a type of coat with a hood often lined with fur or faux fur. The hood protects the face from freezing temperatures and wind. I wrote about about parka jackets about a year ago. Now is a good time to make a little update and review the topic again. Even though the words parka and anorak are sometimes used as synonyms, they still are somewhat different garments. Anorak is a waterproof, hooded, waist-length and sometimes pull-over jacket featuring possible drawstrings at the waist and cuffs. Parka on the other hand is a knee-length more or less cold-weather coat. Parka is also typically stuffed with down or very...

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