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Autumn to winter coat, hood, removable padded lining

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n0ne Fri 30-Sep-16 19:43:45

I know this may be a big ask but I'm on the hunt for a coat with a hood with padded removable lining to replace my ancient, tatty Noa Noa one. The coat I have is perfection - waxed embroidered cotton, with a zip and poppers, over-knee length, tailored at the waist, generous pockets and hood big enough for my big head, and a drawstring round the hood so the wind doesn't blow it off. I don't expect all those features, sigh, but the hood and removable lining are key. And preferably grey, khaki green or taupe. Can anyone help me??

n0ne Sat 01-Oct-16 20:26:00


Mine is Parka London. The lining comes out and the fur hood trim zips off. It's not waterproof though.

Nearlyadoctor Sat 01-Oct-16 20:37:17

Barbour website? Lots of different styles.

SnookieSnooks Sat 01-Oct-16 20:49:40

Make a visit to Cotswold? (Outdoor shop). I have a Beeghaus coat from there with a removable liner and hood. It is very very waterproof and completely wind proof too.

n0ne Sun 02-Oct-16 08:44:31

Thanks for those, but just to be horrendously fussy, I'm looking for something a bit more 'stylish' and a bit less functional-looking. My Noa Noa coat can be dressed up or down, and has a lovely pattern and embroidery on it. I'd just buy it again but I've scoured eBay and the internet and it doesn't exist anymore sad

trixymalixy Sun 02-Oct-16 08:50:48

This is my holy grail of coats too! Watching with interest.

This is mine. I thought it was quite stylish!

n0ne Sun 02-Oct-16 10:17:33

I found one on a Swedish auction site but it's the wrong size (and in Sweden). The pic doesn't do it justice - it's much more figure-hugging and feminine on.

Maybe waxed cotton is wrong. More like thick, woven cotton, almost canvas.

Is there anything remotely like this out there???

JohnCheese Sun 02-Oct-16 10:22:18

Love your parka Remus. Do they go on sale much?

Thanks, John. I got mine for £85 so was a v happy lady!

Sorry, NOne but that doesn't look like what I think a parka is.

everythingsgoingsouth Sun 02-Oct-16 10:42:17

The OP didn't call it a parka, her one is a padded, waterproof,hooded raincoat i would say?
have you tried seasalt/joules/lands end/whitestuff/boden? they seem to do those flowery coats sometimes.

everythingsgoingsouth Sun 02-Oct-16 10:48:51

not flowery but waterproof, detachable hood and lining, smartish?

Sorry. You are right. I must have been feeling cross about the 'stylish' comment.

Nearlyadoctor Sun 02-Oct-16 10:51:39

I would suggest Boden in view of the op's photo.

JohnCheese Sun 02-Oct-16 11:06:36

Thanks Remus. Wow what a bargainenvy

Apologies the thread interruption op

n0ne Sun 02-Oct-16 11:07:32

It doesn't have to be flowery!

That Debenhams coat is pretty bang on, everythingsgoingsouth!

Sorry if I offended anyone with the stylish comment, I'm not saying a parka isn't stylish. I couldn't find the right word, hence the inverted commas.

acurtis1234 Sun 02-Oct-16 11:10:08

Not my definition of stylish, and no lining but:|BLKHDGE

Remus I have that Parka London coat, and I remember recommending it and posting here when it was on sale. I always smile when you now recommend it, as you often do, and wonder if I brought it to your attention. Glad you like it as much as I like mine!

carrielou2007 Sun 02-Oct-16 11:44:35

I can't find it now but I have a Joules coat called 'winchester' very similar sounding. It's navy blue, not waxed but it waterproof with inner zip in furry jacket but to add in for winter. It's a fab autumn/winter/spring walk the school/preschool run in all weathers. Bought in the sale from John Lewis for £75 and saw them in khaki in Joules outlet in Street too not long ago.

n0ne Sun 02-Oct-16 12:42:11

This is close but a but boring:

n0ne Sun 02-Oct-16 12:55:15

Lovely print but maybe not very warm:

carrielou2007 Sun 02-Oct-16 13:08:24

I've got a sea salt hellweathers in plum deffo spring/summer only. Very waterproof and squishes down easily to stash under the buggy. I do feel very frumpy in it though. Was bought from outlet at Street for £59.50 so I put up with it as it really is an excellent waterproof jacket grin

NotAMammy Sun 02-Oct-16 13:15:47

I'm very interested in this too. I saw a trick somewhere else that people put a gillet under their coat for the added warmth so I think I'll be using that this year as it should give extra life to the coat. Having a hood that fits my head (including ponytail) and doesn't blow off is the holy grail. Only my very practical outdoorsy jacket has that.

n0ne Sun 02-Oct-16 15:02:28

Thanks carrielou, it's not at all clear from the pic how warm the Hellweathers would be. Shame, I love the waves print on it. It doesn't look frumpy to me! But apparently I have a weird idea of 'stylish' wink

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