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Solus Waterproof Parka

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Rated 4.7 out of 5
131 Reviews

Our best-selling Solus Parka is back for 2019 with a completely revised true-to-size fit. Waterproof, warm and lightweight, the Solus represents our signatureRead more

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Solus Waterproof Parka

Our best-selling Solus Parka is back for 2019 with a completely revised true-to-size fit. Waterproof, warm and lightweight, the Solus represents our signature blend of function, style and sustainability. Offering all-round weather protection in a wearable parka style, we’ve teamed the fully waterproof FC-free shell with our recycled insulation for extra warmth when the weather closes in.


Fit

  • Following your feedback we've completely revised the fit of the Solus for Autumn 2019, bringing it back to a true-to-size fit. We advise you buy your usual size.

  • Regular fit

  • Mid-thigh length

  • Studio model Paige is wearing a size 10 and is 5’8” / 173cm tall, chest 35” / 89cm, waist 29” / 73.5cm, hips 35.5” / 90cm

Details

  • Waterproof, breathable and warm

  • Pertex Shield® + 2 layer part-recycled outer fabric

  • Finisterre Engineered Insulation recycled polyester fill

  • PU microporous membrane

  • Fully seam sealed

  • 10,000mm HH waterproof rating

  • Fluorocarbon-free NFC DWR (FC/PFC/PFOA free)

  • YKK Vizlon® zip with popper storm flap

  • Poppered stormflap handwarmer pockets

  • Internal chest pocket for valuables

  • Dipped rear hem for extra coverage

  • Popper adjustable cuffs

  • Elasticated hood with peak and rear adjuster

  • Bluesign® accredited

  • Made in China

  • Waterproof
  • Waterproof

  • 10,000mm HH 2 layer waterproof shell, fully seam sealed

  • Warmth
  • Warmth

  • Light recycled Finisterre Engineered Insulation fill

  • BREATHABILITY
  • Breathability

  • Highly breathable fabrics

Fabric Sourcing & Sustainability

We are proud to do things differently - find out more about our factories and the fabrics we use on Sustainability at Finisterre.

Pertex Shield® Plus outer shell - 51% recycled nylon / 49% nylon outer shell, made in Japan. PU microporous membrane. NFC DWR (FC/PFC/PFOA free) durable water repellent finish. Finisterre Engineered Insulation SForm fill, 92% recycled polyester / 8% polyester. 100% polyamide lining. Bluesign accredited.

Wash at 30°C / Gentle cycle / Do not bleach / Do not tumble dry / Do not use fabric softener / Do not dry clean / Line dry / Do not wring / Reproof when needed

FLUOROCARBON-FREE - WE PROMISED. WE DELIVERED.

For the majority of waterproof clothing, water repellency is achieved by treating fabrics with fluorocarbon-based Durable Water Repellents (DWRs). However, the fluorocarbons they contain leach slowly from the fabrics and enter the water system. Over time they bioaccumulate in the environment and into the food chain, with the potential to disrupt the immune system and fertility of both wildlife and human beings.

Traditional DWRs are made up of C6 or C8 long-chain chemicals. We had been using C6 for the past five years, which is comparatively better than C8 due to its ability to break down over time, making it slower to bioaccumulate. As a business we are by no means perfect, nor do we have all the answers, but in the face of an ever changing landscape, we always seek and commit to the best and most sustainable way of making our product. Last year we announced our commitment as a business towards eliminating fluorocarbons from our waterproof range by the end of 2017. We believed it was attainable and we're proud to have made it a reality.

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131 Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great jacket

Great colour and very comfortable to wear

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Good coat

Glad I decided to buy this. Well made, FC free (thank you, Finisterre!) and pretty stylish as far as a practical waterproof goes. I've worn it in heavy rain and stayed dry. I had a bit of a 'mare with the delivery as it went AWOL for a few days. I did eventually get hold of it about a week after ordering. In terms of improvements to the coat, I'd echo others' comments about preferring a draw-cord tightening hood rather than elastic. Fairly roomy. I'm 5ft 9, size 8/10. Ordered a 10. Fits with room for layers & sleeves reach base of thumb.

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great quality

Been splashing about in the rain in this and wellies quite happily. It's padded but not hugely warm, so jumpers and layers needed. Fits big, so that's no problem. I love it.

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great waterproof jacket

My new jacket arrived promptly and has had it's first outing- walking the seven sisters in a howling gale and pouring rain! I stayed dry and warm, all the way down to my knees. The very generous hood with a large peak is perfect for keeping out the rain. Deep pockets for stowing stuff and a handy zipped inside pocket for keeping phone etc dry. I love it!

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Amazing experience! Fab coat!

Coat is lovely, I’m a large 10 but found the 10 too big so went for the 8. Fab colour. The only slight criticism I have is the zip is a little chafey on your chin when wearing for a long time so could benefit from a flap protecting the face from the zip.

Apart from that it’s a lovely length, nice & warm & completely waterproof! The holy grail of coats! Customer service was first class too.

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Size Guide

  BUST WAIST HIPS
8 32” - 33” 26” - 27” 35” - 36”
  81 - 84 cm 66 - 68 cm 89 - 91 cm 
10 33” - 34” 27” - 28” 36” - 37”
  84 - 87 cm 68 - 71 cm 91 - 94 cm
12 34” - 35” 28” - 29” 37” - 38”
  87 - 89 cm 71 - 74 cm 94 - 97 cm
14 36” - 37” 30” - 31” 39” - 40”
  91 - 94 cm 76 - 79 cm 99 - 102 cm
16 38” - 39” 32” - 33” 41” - 42”
  96 - 99 cm 81 - 84 cm 104 - 107 cm