Innovative insulation in a stylish package.
Stroll snowy city streets in the down-like Women's Thermoball Insulated Parka by The North Face. PrimaLoft's innovative ThermoBall insulation mimics down feathers in order to provide the warmth you'd feel in most 600-fill down jackets, and it protects you from moisture in the same way that quick-drying synthetic insulation is known for. Unlike most synthetic insulation however, ThermoBall makes this parka packable, compressible, and lightweight for traveling in cold conditions.
- PrimaLoft ThermoBall insulation
- Diamond quilting
- Elastane binding at hood and cuffs
- Internal waist adjustability
- Zippered hand pockets
- Internal media pocket
- Item #TNF00S4
- Q & A
Love this parka
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Fit: Runs small
- Size Bought: Medium
I ordered the urban navy in a size medium, I normally wear a small, but had read reviews elsewhere that said this jacket runs a tad small so I ordered the medium and am very happy with the fit. Plenty of room for a heavy sweater under it, but not too big overall. The navy in the photo here looks more matte, but in reality it is shiny. If you google and look at other images you'll see what I mean. My daughter thinks it looks better shiny, and though at first I wasn't happy about how shiny it was, I actually think I like it better than if it were matte. I wore a thin long sleeved top the other day with this parka over it, was around 35 degrees that day and I was comfortable, so I think it will be very versatile fall through spring depending on the layers worn with it. Love that it is water resistant. This parka replaced a rain coat, short thin puffer jacket and a fall wool coat. Very pleased.
Best Jacket I Own
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
- Fit: Runs small
- Size Bought: Small
I purchased this jacket in a darker, slate gray for Winter 2015. I think the cut of the jacket may have changed slightly for this season? Not entirely sure, but regardless of the slight changes, this jacket is AMAZING. Even in the dead of winter, I can wear this with only a single layer underneath. If I need an extra layer, I'll wear a thick wool sweater and be extremely toasty. The fact that I only feel biting cold knee-down is an amazing testament to how warm this jacket is. It's wind-resistant, extremely packable, and light. I have a huge puffer jacket in my close that I don't even wear now thanks to this parka.
I was trying to decide between the Small and Medium for the longest time, but I do believe that the jacket has to be somewhat form-fitting to have the maximum insulation and warmth? But that's entirely anecdotal and based on my personal experience so take this with a grain of salt!