How to Wear a Parka

You don’t have to throw off your style game just because of the winter weather. For those especially bad conditions, a neutral parka is both practical and stylish. Here’s how to make it look like you meant to break the fashion rules

Released on 1/22/2014

Credits

Starring: Jim Moore

Transcript

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[Jim] Wearing a parka over a suit
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is both a very easy thing and a very difficult thing.
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Wearing a parka over a suit should be saved
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for those really, the slushy inclement days of winter.
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The parka is a great solution when it gets cold.
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And I'm telling ya, city living
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in the winter is freezing cold.
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And there's no reason why it can't be practical
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and stylish at the same time.
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For the parka to really live up to your business suit,
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it has to be a couple inches longer than your jacket,
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but also it needs to have a neutral-ness to it.
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And this is not the time when you want to wear
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a parka with different colored sleeves or a pattern.
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This is the time when you want to wear something
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that's going to look like you meant to throw off your style,
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you meant to break the rules.
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