Men's parkas used to be a garment more associated with combatants in the Second World War, alter becoming popular in the 1960s with young Brits as perfect for whizzing about on their Vespa scooters without getting their suits dirty. Nowadays, men's parkas are a wardrobe staple, a coat that is the perfect combination of hard-wearing materials and informal style. Haute couture brands now include men's parkas in their collections, with the designs adapted to each brand's philosophy and the season's trends. This coat is made using insulating materials such as goose down in the case of Canada Goose parkas. Find the one that suits you best, from military prints as well as black and other dark colours. Brands such as Herno, Loro Piana and Valentino Garavani now produce men's parkas.