Yes, it's true. The sleeper hit of winter outerwear this season is the puffer coat. Why? Because it's basically a sleeping bag that you can commute in. Winter is coming, we want to be warm, so why fight it? Besides, here's a moment when fashion trends are in our favor—like how the street style set is giving us new ideas on how to style and dress up the jacket for every day, without frump—so it's time to capitalize. To that end, we winnowed down all the choices to our nine favorite puffers, below.
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Shop our favorites below.
Go for a pop of color like this rich cobalt, to warm up the gloomiest of winter days.
Mango | $130
The perfect oversized puffer in baby pink will have you feeling straight out of a '90s music video.
Aritzia | $250
Try a cropped style for a modern take on the winter staple that pairs perfectly with jeans and an oversized knit.
Herno | $950
4. VINCE CAMUTO
A sleek metallic finish will feel fresh this winter and looks cute on your way to the gym or dressed up for date night.
Vince Camuto | $288
A cool camel in a modern cut is super chic when paired with a full monochrome look.
H&M | $60
6. P.E NATION
This sporty option goes from street to slope effortlessly.
P.E. Nation | $332
This thin and lightweight option easily folds up into a compact carrying pouch, ideal for travel.
Uniqlo | $80
Be the slickest puffer-wearing person anywhere with this lacquered design.
Gap | $168
Use a lightweight shell as a layer underneath your oversized menswear style coat for extra warmth.
Columbia | $90