Winter is coming. The time to bundle up is just around the corner, and what better way to stay warm with the classic staple puffer jacket. The cozy cold-weather essential never goes out of style, always practical and stylish. Whether you’re in search of outwear to help you brave New York’s outdoor dining or taking a break in the mountains of Big Bear, a puffer makes the perfect go-to coat this season and every season.
From blanket-like to short and trendy, here is our list of must-have it-puffers to help you stay warm for winter.
Jaquemus Pralù Puffer Jacket
For those looking to make a statement, the Jaquemus Pralù Puffer is the clear fit. This cropped jacket offers a fresh take with oversized sleeves, zipper detailing, and cut-outs on the ribcage. The silhouette provides a cinched waist that many winter coats don’t. Cherry red will add a pop to any standard all black winter look or heighten a more vibrant look when paired with contrasting colors.
Rudsak Mare Cloud Down Puffer
Want a piece that can do both functionality and atheistic? Rudsak’s Mare Cloud Down Puffer holds potential to be a closet staple for years to come.Crafted in Canada from lush down material, warmth and utility in low temperatures doesn’t compromise this jacket’s sleek style. Black glossy nylon adds extra glamour to any outfit and goes with just about everything.
Norma Kamali Hooded Sleeping Bag Coat
Take a note from Rihanna and A$AP Rocky at the Met Gala this year, we’re embracing the blanket for the cold weather climate this season.The Norma Kamali Hooded Sleeping Bag Coat allows for laidback comfort while looking chic, bonus points for supplying the most amount of comfort outside of the home in a “sleeping bag.” Add a pair of oversized sunglasses and a beanie to top things off.
Fendi Nylon Down Jacket
If you’re still obsessed with the vintage route logomania has taken this year, look no further for the outwear of your dreams. This Fendi puffer is reversible, able to transition from subtle with logo detailing the arms and hood to logo adorning every inch. A detachable hood makes this piece even more versatile.
Moncler Frele Down Jacket
Who does puffer coats better than Moncler? Known for its skiwear, the brand is an obvious choice for an addition to your closet. This down jacket in a silver reflective color-way feels reminiscent of the 80’s Après Ski fashion trend. The oversized puffy hood allows it to feel chic and new.
Max Mara Sportf Coat
Chocolate brown has taken over the trends recently. A great way to go classic and refined that is different from the black puffer you already own is with a rich brown coat like this Max Mara Sportf. Wrap yourself up with the belted waist of the long silhouette.
Nanushka Hide Puffer
Elevate your closet with a (vegan) leather puffer. The Nanuska Hide provides a sleek and cool new take on the classic. Oversized and plush, comfort meets fashion with this chic take on street style. A cream color offers a brightness to the cold that feels refined and fresh.
Bottega Veneta Puffer Jacket
BIA would show up and show out in this Bottega Veneta puffer. The classic shape matched with the shiny black material prove to be a closet staple. Let BIA inspired you to pair the coat with your jewels just to go to the bodega or dress the coat down with a pair of sneakers and some sweatpants.
Moose Knuckles X Telfar Quilted Bomber
Telfar’s newest collab with winterwear staple Moose Knuckles features quilted clothing and accessories for the cold season ahead. The NYC designer created his twist on Moose Knuckle’s iconic bomber jacket with extra long sleeves, thumbholes, detachable fur trim, cropped hem and shiny nylon monogram quilting. Plus, you can accessorize with matching Telfar shopping bags in the collection.
Chanel Coco Neige Skiwear
Chanel’s winter collection exists on the ski slopes, inspired by sportswear and classic Chanel embellishments. The long puffer jacket, modeled by Jennie from Blackpink, comes in snow white with a repeated silver double-C motif. The posh puffer is designed to warm the core of any ice queen this winter.
Available in select Chanel boutiques.
Balmain Nylon Monogram Coat
More trendy logomania! If you’re a Balmain babe, you’ll love their new outwear this season, featuring the classic monogram. The Nylon Monogram Coat comes in ivory and black, with Balmain-embossed gold buttons, high neck, and ribbed waist. It’s so Y2k, and serves as a chic staple for frigid weather.
Wilfred Free Vista Puffer Jacket
Trend alert! Leather puffers are a hot item this fall and winter, especially in buttery, off-white tones. Wilfred’s take comes in vegan leather and vegan down, the feather alternative made of 100% recycled materials, ensuring both you and the animals stay warm this season. The jacket is engineered to deliver warmth to -10°C / 14°F and offers a funnel-neck, inseam hand pockets, and exposed zipper. Do you need to buy another new coat but face consumer’s guilt? Check out this trendy, eco and animal-friendly option, available in black, brown, and creme.
Rag & Bone Long Puffer
Need a longer coat to beat the windchill? Look to Tag & Bone. The Rudy Long Puffer is made of lightweight nylon with down filling. Synched at the waist, this jacket provides warmth while flattering the body, fastened with buttons down the center, and topped with a thick quilted hood.