Having grown up in NYC, where the winters can be as frigid as the summers are humid, I know the power of a puffer coat. These coats block out the wind and cold, but are lightweight. Fortunately, gone are the days when puffer coats make you look like the Michelin Man. Now, there are many puffers that have a slim-fit and details that will set you apart. Here are 13 puffer coats to get anyone styling and staying warm this winter.
Turns out Paddington Bear knew what was up. Toggles are a cute, retro addition to tons of winter coats this season. We’ve rounded up some fabulous toggle coat options in every color and pricepoint (starting as low as 40 bucks!). Click through to check ‘em out…
We’re reluctant to admit this … but upon seeing this sleeping bag-like down suit, we emitted an audible “Oooh.” Because if fashion didn’t matter at all, we’d be so much happier walking around in one of these for the winter months rather than our peacoats. Because, really, people: peacoats do not keep you warm. And yet we always pretend they do. Bring on the puffy suit! [Gizmodo] Keep reading »
Wearing a fabulous new coat is the best part about the weather getting colder. If you live in a climate that is freezing or moderately chilly most of the year, then your coat is what people will notice about you first. I know it’s kind of sad, but that chic outfit you have covered up will play second fiddle to your outerwear. So why not let your coat be a fashion statement all on its own? Winter coats have gone way beyond the humdrum, functional wool peacoat of the past. This season look for bright colors, plaid or herringbone. And designers are even adding details like puff-sleeves, drop-waists and ruffles to make coats stand out. If you live in a particularly cold area, No. 10 proves that even a down puffer can be stylish. Bonus: all the coats in this slideshow cost $250 or less. Keep reading »