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Didrikson's women's Lina Parka sizing; very confused
I'm a UK size 14 ... for context, the regular Barbour (Pier style) coat in size 14 fits perfectly.
I've found the Didriksons Lina parka coat on one website for £220 - that website gives the sizes in UK sizing, i.e. size 14 etc.
However, I've found it elsewhere for £180, but the sizing is European, i.e. size 38, 40, 42, etc.
I've done loads of googling and I've found different sites convert size 14 to 40 or 42. Does anyone know which is correct please? I've not tried the coat on in real life, so I'm hoping the look and size is similar to the Barbour parka style coats.
Also, how does the sizing of Didrikson's come up - big or small or true to size?
I think their coats come up slightly generous. I'm an 8-10 but bought the 34 (which the website said was an 8) in my Didriksons coat. It's a parka style one and is fantastic, I adore it (and I live in rural North Scotland so have exacting standards!)
Thanks motmot. So if a 34 is a size 8 for you, then that makes size 14 = 40 I think.
I'm glad you rate them as fantastic . I do a lot of dog walking and I've been trawling the internet for aaaages trying to find the perfect coat with big pockets for various dog paraphernalia, waterproof, warm, with a hood and fairly stylish looking.