1. Heritage in Design

    Heritage in Design

    Parka London’s heritage is a huge part of who we are. Our founder Alfie Lever returned home from the RAF in 1948 searching for something new to apply himself to. Inspired by the utilitarian design of his RAF uniform, Alfie set out on a new venture. The Parka London range offers modern takes on the classic parka but if you...
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  2. Parka's UK Festival Guide 2022

    Parka's UK Festival Guide 2022

    After laying low for the past two years due to the pandemic, festival season is finally back. With this, we thought it was time to update our go to line up. In no particular order, we have: LYTHAM FESTIVAL When: 29th June to 10th July This festival runs for 5 days over this period. Turning the tranquil, scenic, picnic perfect...
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  3. Exploring the Wardrobe Must-Have

    Exploring the Wardrobe Must-Have

    To mark the Queens Platinum Jubilee, we are celebrating one of our amazing Made in England pieces. THE ORIGIN OF THE UTILITY JACKET The utility jacket, also known as the chore coat or worker jacket originates from 19th-century France. Traditionally made from moleskin and cotton drill these jackets were durable, with their simple button fastenings and large pockets for tools...
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  4. Buy Less, Buy Better with Parka

    Buy Less, Buy Better with Parka

    Transitional dressing is defined as clothing that seamlessly ‘transitions’ you from one season to another. The concept is based around ‘buy less, buy better’ in the hopes of looking after our planet and our wallets! We are encouraging our customers to invest in outerwear that will be there go to, all year round. There are multiple ways you can consciously...
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