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Sub-zero polar temperatures have swept through much of Europe leaving most of us wishing that global warming would hurry up! However, it does give us the perfect excuse to splurge on a key winter trend – the Parka jacket! The hands down hero piece for A/W’12/13, the perennial parka has been re-imagined this season with black leather sleeves, animal print and aztec details, factor in the fur collars and fur-lined hoods and you're going to be feeling warm and fuzzy all winter long! The update gives a more polished practical look than before but it’s still as snug and sensible as ever. Take this perfect example from Zara, the utilitarian cotton canvas exterior has been paired with a leopard print fur lining, perfectly balancing luxe and laidback; it’s functional from the outside but fancy on the inside. It’s the ultimate solution for stylish functional dressing. Functional and fashionable, looking cool whilst staying warm… hell yeah, I’ll take that!!