My dh loves the Helly Hansen CIS Arctic Parka - but is it chav though?

(13 Posts)
follygirl Netherlands Sun 07-Oct-12 17:43:30

As the title says really. He likes this coat

shop.hellyhansen.com/gb/item/dublin-cis-parka-55997/

However I've just found out that some people think HH is a bit 'chavy'.

What do you think?

follygirl Netherlands Sun 07-Oct-12 17:44:24

Oops first mistake - dublin parka!

crackcrackcrak Sun 07-Oct-12 17:45:15

It is a bit naff. Dies he not like north face down jackets?

follygirl Netherlands Sun 07-Oct-12 17:47:59

He doesn't really like the whole 'puffy' look. Plus a lot of their jackets are quite short. He really is mister fussy.....

dexter73 Sun 07-Oct-12 18:10:38

It just looks like a normal coat to me - not naff or chavvy.

DameFannyGallopsAtaGhost Sun 07-Oct-12 18:16:40

The Tiddles round the collar puts me off, but the rest of it's fine

Kewcumber Sun 07-Oct-12 18:18:12

It looks like a black waterproof jacket - how can a black waterproof jacket be naff confused

BonnyDay Sun 07-Oct-12 18:19:52

i love it - what smot to like

follygirl Netherlands Sun 07-Oct-12 20:39:51

DameFanny I don't like the fur collar but you can remove it.

It's ridiculous really as it's just a warm waterproof jacket for when he has to stand around for 2 hours and watch our ds play rugby.

Some of the other dads can be a bit 'mick taking' and as dh can be a bit shy I don't want it to happen.

We were reviewing the coat online when I came across it's apparent 'chav' connotations which is why I asked the question.

Glad some of you like it smile

BonnyDay Sun 07-Oct-12 20:45:05

I like.

Themilkybarisonme Sun 07-Oct-12 23:13:19

HH has that reputation, unfortunately.

Kewcumber Sun 07-Oct-12 23:26:41

we must move in different circles then - no-one would even notice the brand of a plain black waterproof jacket that I know

Themilkybarisonme Mon 08-Oct-12 02:24:52

It has the logo on the front. Not offensively or anything, but that's how people would know who made it.

It makes no difference to me anyway. I think people should have the coats they like!

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