12 Chic Anoraks, Because Winter Is Coming

If you've ever found yourself wondering what the difference is between an anorak and a parka, firstly — congratulations — you are a fashion nerd, and secondly, not much, actually. Parkas and anoraks are both heavy-duty jackets with a hood — more sporty and practical than urbane, anoraks have been the go-to coat for women who care more about preventing frostbite than looking fashionable in sub-zero temperatures. The only difference between the two is that anoraks are typically shorter than knee-length parkas.
Feeling a chill? Warm up with our 12 favorite picks. And, if you're getting sticker shock from the slideshow? Unfortunately, a warm winter coat comes with a much higher price tag than usual — but we've scoured the shops to bring you quality anoraks that come in a range of styles and prices. Enjoy!
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Barbour Liberty Lined Jacket, $399, available at J.Crew.
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Cole Haan Hooded Anorak, $395, available at Lord + Taylor.
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Gap Anorak, $168, available at Gap.
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Chloe Drawstring Anorak, $663, available at The Outnet.
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Dorothy Perkins Parka, $69, available at Dorothy Perkins.
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Acne Matteo Anorak, $790, available at La Garconne.
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Roksanda Ilincic Oversized Wool Parka, $2,950, available at Net-a-Porter.
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Steven Alan Parka, $375, available at Steven Alan.
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Penfield Kasson Tweed Anorak Jacket, $307.83, available at ASOS.
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Zara Short Parka, $159, available at Zara.
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Uniqlo Blouson Jacket, $79.90, available at Uniqlo.
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Sessun Sandison Cotton Jacket, $325, available at Madewell.
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