Elizabeth B.wrote a review of Patagonia Northwest Down Parka - Women's on February 4, 2012
I'm also an 8/10 in most clothing brands; I took TON5080689's advice and ordered a large. Patagonia calls that 12-14. I'm close to needing the medium, but it's nice to have a little extra room for sweaters etc. Sleeves run a little long.