The only surviving cult-find you can invest in this cold season is a good puffer jacket. Puffer jackets are becoming the only reason to survive the cold season and the only fashion staple that will encourage you to step outside right now. Not only are puffer jackets a great cosy coat to keep warm as the weather gets harsh, but they are also the pillowy option that will answer your outwear woes.
So what is a Puffer Jacket? According to Wikipedia, it is a quilted coat that is insulated with either duck or geese feathers. Air pockets created by the bulk of the feathers allow for the retention of warm air.
Puffer jacket is the new trend of coat out there and the fashion industry has embraced this style with open arms. Many street stylers, fashionistas, fashion lovers will add belt bags to their long puffer jackets/coats to add a bit of cinch to their waist. There are two types, the heavy-duty puffer jackets or the lighter version which are usually called quilted jackets. They can sometimes be as long as a coat/trench coat, medium length up to the hip area or cropped for extra edge.
Designers like Stella McCarney, Tommy Hill Figer, Moncler have all reworked this classic reliable outerwear. Some are designed in bold colours, some in cropped, balloon sleeves, pastels, metallics, vests, oversized padding e.t.c. High street brands like Misguided, Asos, Pretty Little Thing, Boohoo e.t.c. have all affirmed that the puffer jacket is a mega-popular trend.
A Puffer jacket is great to combat the sudden temperature drop and the bitter chills we experience when going to work, walking the dogs, evening drink plans, weekend walks, even for those special occasions – from weddings to concerts e.t.c. They are also easy to style, the cropped version can be paired with a simple chic pencil skirt(for an elevated style look), while the longer and medium-length versions are great with denim jeans and shirts e.t.c.
Finally, when buying your favourite puffer jackets, the buying habit is to invest in a good luxury quality one that is great for special occasions e.t.c., and will last long in your wardrobe, and to also buy a few high street versions you can wear to work, run errands, have drinks with friends e.t.c.