It’s the season to channel some ‘big jacket energy’ and what better a way to do it than with some inflated puffer jackets? Quickly obtaining street-style status, this bubbly piece of outerwear is bound to keep you warm even in a snow storm. Read on to discover the coolest puffer styles worth giving a sartorial shot this winter, along with styling tips that’ll make sure you don’t end up looking like the Michelin man while sporting these.The starter puffer
It might not be the kind of item that is high on your wish-list until you spot it on your favorite celeb, but the puffer gilet is one of those starter pieces that can ease you into the trend. Its unassuming versatility has been proven time and again as it keeps your core warm and can be thrown over everything from cardigans, bodysuits, snug sweaters, a sports tee, and more. Grab one before the season is officially over, you won't regret it.
Brightly does it
In case you haven’t heard, the Gorpcore trend is all the rage right now. Rooted in a utilitarian aesthetic, the trend refers to outdoorsy technical clothing that’s intended for extreme temperatures but are instead worn as day-to-day streetwear. No prizes for guessing that the puffer jacket is a key look of the Gorpcore trend. Celebrities like Rihanna, Dua Lipa and Hailey Bieber are already making a statement in brightly colored puffer jackets this season. Follow their fashion-forward footsteps with a punchy pink puffer jacket like this one.
We wouldn’t dream of hitting the slopes without a foolproof outfit that is both functional and fashionable. And this ski season, in particular, we have our sights on a ton of new cozy choices — a warm puffer being one of them. A prized piece for any snow bunny, this jacket features a quilted design with a ruched elasticated hem, and ribbed cuffs. Consider it the perfect topper to don before going sledding teamed with a turtleneck sweater, warm leggings and boots for a ’gram-worthy look.
Whether you’re stepping out to run some errands or heading to your morning workout, a neutral white puffer is as versatile an option as a cardigan and warm like outerwear. Remember to balance out the volume on top with some slim-fitting bottoms, like denim jeans or knit leggings.
Published by: Vibhuti Vazirani/ 2022-01-31