The Perfect Parka


Image Map


It’s the must have coat of the season. The fur trimmed parka is everywhere from outdoor and designer brands alike. Warm and rugged, with the added chic and functional flair of a fur trimmed collar and hood, these jackets are made to take on the cold with style. Available in bomber and longer cuts, in great fall colors like military greens, earthy browns, vibrant oranges and even city blacks, check out our favorites for the season!

ROW 1: BURTON SNOWBOARD BARGE JACKET $219.95. Mountain ready but street smart, this long quilted parka is water-repellent and warm, featuring full length breathable insulation and faux fur trim at the hood. High hand warmer pockets, water-resistant zippers, brushed tricot lining are added bonuses along with an internal media pocket and headphone cable port. CANADA GOOSE CHILLIWACK BOMBER $595. Developed as a nod to post-war bush pilots in Canada’s north, the Chilliwack Bomber provides the durability, warmth and mobility these pilots needed working on Arctic runways. The Chilliwack is one of hot brand Canada Goose’s most popular jackets and is available in host of colors for both men and women. FJALLRAVEN SAREK WINTER JACKET $425. This lightly insulated jacket has that classic long cut trekking style for rural or urban excursions. It features tough G-1000 coating for reliable protection against water, wind, and snow and is torso lined with a high-loft mesh for breathable warmth.

ROW 2: MONCLER ARRIOUS FUR TRIMMED PARKA $2065. This season, Moncler takes on the classic parka with the Arrious. Made with lightweight khaki-green twill, it features a quilted down lining, detachable racoon-fur hood trim, and chic pleated back. ALPHA INDUSTRIES N-3B W PARKA $180. The original snorkel jacket, the N-3B was first produced in the early 1950’s for USAF air crews assigned to transport troops in extremely cold climates. Now available for women too, the N-3B features a water resistant nylon shell with a warm poly-filled orange lining, full-length storm flap and adjustable fur lined hood. JOE FRESH LIMITED EDITION EXPEDITION PARKA $349. Joe Fresh has created a special collection of premium, down filled parkas this season ready to take winter on. Water-resistant with a detachable interior faux fur lining and hood, this parka provides protection from the elements with a whole lot of style.

ROW 3: WOOLRICH WHITE COLLECTION PATROL DOWN SHORT PARKA $395. The White Collection is a more modern interpretation of this iconic American brand. This arctic parka is fully insulated with premium warmth-trapping goose down and features a two-way concealed zipper and storm flap to keep the cold out. The shell is waterproof and breathable, and the hood features a Woolrich Mill wool lining and adjustable drawcord with a removable real coyote fur ruff. SAM CABIN PARKA $695. Tough enough for the woods, but with chic city style, this fab parka is just one of many we love from SAM! Crafted from a fine Egyptian cotton twill, it is wax coated with a triple layer wind and water repellent, and features a raccoon trimmed hood, buffalo plaid lining, 3M thinsulate padding, and adjustable drawstring waist and hem. RALPH LAUREN RLX HOODED DOWN PARKA $695. This super-warm hunter orange parka features an oversized hood with detachable faux-fur trim, cinch drawcord waist, and mockneck with a soft interior fleece lining. Details also include multiple oversized fleece-lined zip and snap-flap pockets for functional style.


Opposites Attract


Image Map

Blacks and whites, darks and lights, the trend right now in sporty gear and apparel is graphic and bold. Stripes, accents and color blocks of opposite colors give chic and elegant style to everyday sportswear. From down jackets to track spikes to even loungewear at home, here are 10 of our January favorites!

LEFT COLUMN: CANADA GOOSE CHILLIWACK BOMBER $595. A seriously warm coat with seriously major style, this bomber down jacket is crafted to withstand the harshest conditions and temperatures as low as -20°C. It is shown above in chic white with black lining, cuffs and closures, and an extra warm coyote-trimmed tunnel hood. NIKE ZOOM RIVAL D8 TRACK SPIKE $65. Don’t you wish you ran competitive track just to wear these these statement black, white and gray striped spikes? For those of you who do, we know you must be fast! ADIDAS BY STELLA MCCARTNEY WEEKENDER BACKPACK $130. Featuring contrasting black mesh all-around side pockets, elastic bungee strap and buckle to keep items secure, this tall off-white backpack has chic city style with sporty functionality.

CENTER COLUMN: ART PRODUCTION FUND + YOKO ONO WATER BOTTLE $28. Created in collaboration with Yoko Ono, stay hydrated with this stainless steel water bottle stamped with the artist’s signature “Imagine Peace” slogan in different languages. KIKI DE MONTPARNASSE SATIN TRIMMED JERSEY CAMISOLE $260 & PAJAMA SHORTS $195. Sexy is this sporty lounge and sleepwear from Kiki de Montparnasse. White semi-sheer ribbed cotton-blend jersey is contrasted by a black racer back and buttons fastening up the front. NIXON WATCHES “THE NEWTON” $125. Designed with elegant simplicity, with it’s rotating disc display, this watch tells you all the time you need to know. Shown above in black with white dot “hands”, it is also available in reverse, and in a selection of other colors as well.  NIKE SPORT HEADBANDS $10. Black, white, and striped, these thin graphic headbands come in a pack of 6.

RIGHT COLUMN: T BY ALEXANDER WANG BROAD STRIPE SWEATER $310. Cotton and merino wool blend, this ribbed graphic bold striped crew neck is the perfect all season sweater. MAVIC PLASMA HELMET $179.95. This high performance cycling helmet features an Ergo Fit Retention System, 20 sleekly constructed cooling Clima-vents, along with Alutex reinforcement, for pro-level fit, comfort and strength. ELIZABETH ROBERTS EPIC JACKET $695. The silhouette-skimming cut, pleated racing stripe sleeves, and graphic contrasting colors give elegant style to this sporty jacket. Made from Schoeller fabric, it is water, wind and stain repellent, and features hidden seam and forearm pockets, along with patented SmartShield protective pocket technology for mobile devices.


Vested Interest



A few weeks ago, we brought you our 9 FAVORITE PUFFER JACKETS. We are back with our 9 favorite puffer vests. The down, or alternately insulated, vest is the perfect way to get an extra layer of warmth. With so many colors, cuts, fills, weights and quilting to choose from, we thought we’d share 9 of our favorites. So whether you’re looking for a super sporty style or something more refined, we’ve got the vest for you.

ROW 1: ELIZABETH ROBERTS ELIOT VEST $450. With it’s tapered silhouette, cap sleeve and belted waist, this is a most fashionable down vest, but it has host of technical features as well. It is made with a Schoeller® water and stain repellent stretch fabric, has multiple hidden and side seam pockets, including their signature Smartsheild™ protective pocket for your phone. THE NORTH FACE THERMOBALL VEST $149. As an alternative to down, the Thermoball line uses Primaloft insulation constructed to imitate down with low weight high loft clusters. This synthetic insulation achieves the warmth equivalent of 600-fill down and retains heat even when wet. MARMOT JENA VEST $150. Available in 7 colors, this 800 fill goose down vest delivers a whole lot of warmth to the core.

ROW 2: BOGNER FIRE & ICE DOWN VEST CALI-D $449. This feather-light bright neon down vest features a contrast color lining and removable hood, which can be adorned with fur trim Pelz, sold separately. Available in 5 colors. NIKE AEROLOFT RUNNING VEST $180. Insulation meets ventilation with this tech infused lightweight down vest. Zones of perforated ventilation are alternated with zones of lofted insulation to keep heat in and let moisture out. UNIQLO ULTRALIGHT DOWN HOODED VEST $49.90. For the price, this very warm vest with its down-filled hood can not be beat. It’s incredibly light and thin; a high collar protects from cold wind; and it stows easily in its attached pouch.

ROW 3: CANADA GOOSE FREESTYLE VEST $275. Available for both men and women in a plethora of colors, this down vest is durable and well-insulated. Cut longer in the back for greater coverage, and with a wealth of practical storage pockets, this is one warm and functional extra layer. PATAGONIA NANO PUFF VEST $149. The Nano Puff Vest uses PrimaLoft ONE insulation for superb compressibility, featherlight weight and most importantly warmth. The 100% recycled ripstop shell is windproof and water repellent. MONCLER GHANY GILET $539. Warm, chic and sporty, this red shiny vest is a Moncler classic.