Gear Check

With many predicting this winter to be freezing, be prepared with some really cosy gear. Róisín Finlay picks three tried and tested items that won't let you down.

11th November, 2012
The North Face Arctic Parka (€380).

The North Face Arctic Parka

Sure it's an investment, but The North Face Arctic Parka (€380) will pay you back handsomely. This stylish jacket will keep you warm in even the coldest of temperatures. Equipped with a faux fur trim, this fully waterproof insulated jacket ticks both the practical and stylish boxes. Perfect for Christmas nights out in town, freezing wet waits at the bus stop or hours spent watching the kids on the side...

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