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The How do you dress for unpredictable weather? Panic no more with a water repellent parka, like this one from Uniqlo.
If I’m being perfectly honest, I didn’t plan to buy this. I popped into the Oxford Street store for a few essentials and saw this on display while I was in the queue. What caught my eye was the UPF 40 sign.
As you may know, I’m obsessed with UPF clothing and accessories. I regularly buy UPF hats for summer and I’m desperate for a pair of sun protective gloves from Bloxsun.
I’m very pleased with this purchase. Aside from the UPF 40 rating, which helps filter out UV rays and protect skin from skin damage, this parka is super lightweight and extremely practical.
It’s water repellent and also has a hood (crucial for the UK weather!) as well as a hidden slit for headphones. This parka is perfect for travelling because you can fold the jacket into a bag when you turn it inside out. Great, that means I’ve got more space in my suitcase for beauty products. And shoes. Always shoes.