Spring is sprung, but the chilly weather hasn’t completely disappeared- Do you have a coat for those colder spells? A puffer jacket is the perfect coat, and there are so many gorgeous designs to choose from.
We’ve gathered together the top picks when it comes to puffer coats, from the most stylish quilted maxi puffer you could ever wish for to the most bling metallic jacket you've ever seen.
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Best quilted puffer jacket
Oversized quilted jacket, £95, & Other Stories
Oh wow, this is so chic! And it’s black, so it goes with everything, what more do you need to know?
Best hybrid puffer jacket
Helsinki hybrid soft shell padded jacket, £54.99, Gandys
You get the best of both worlds with this hybrid jacket from Gandys. It's both warm and water-resistant and is available in charcoal, teal and burnt orange. Also, this travel-inspired fashion brand has an incredible back story - it was started by brothers Rob and Pal Gandy after they lost their parents in the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. The duo are dedicated to doing good, by building kids' campuses and giving back to other underprivileged children around the world.
Best lightweight puffer jacket
Feather and down lightweight puffer, £49.50, Marks & Spencer
If you want to keep warm without putting on something really bulky then M&S's great lightweight puffer coat is the business. The duck feather and down padding provides naturally warm insulation without adding extra weight. It features a water repellent finish and a concealed hood inside the collar for those sudden rain showers. It's available in black, dusted pink, and sky blue.
Best puffer jacket/jumper
Zip through quilted jacket in grey marl (also available in white), £155, Reiss
We’re not entirely sure if this is a puffer jacket or a puffer jumper, but we love it! It has a jersey back panel, arms and a funnel neckline and features a quilted shell front panel. Perfect for those in-between days where you don’t want to take a coat but a jumper doesn’t quite cut it.
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Best puffer gilet vest
Padded vest, was £39 now £34.90, Uniqlo
Style Queen Trinny Woodall swears by the Uniqlo padded vests. She has one in nearly every colour and she wears them under all of her coats. A perfect spring buy, if you ask us.
Best maxi puffer jacket
Oversized quilted puffer jacket (available in beige and black), £150, Arket
Arket's cosy maxi, wrap-style puffer jacket is perfect for spring – and the all-over diamond quilted pattern looks super stylish. The design falls to a mid-calf length, keeping the whole body warm while still remaining lightweight. The durable outer material in recycled polyester is both water repellent, wind proof and insulating. If you're looking for a chic long puffer jacket then this is the one - it's styled with a hidden double-breasted buttoning and a matching belt at the waist so you can style it with a clean-cut finish should you desire.
Best leather puffer coat
Whistles taupe leather puffer, was £495 now £325, Selfridges
Yes, leather puffers are a thing, and how stylish is this one? It’s exclusive to Selfridges so you won’t find it anywhere else, and it’s currently on sale, so snap it up before it’s gone!
Best sporty puffer jacket
Nike Sportswear down full jacket, £139.99, Nike
Nike’s windrunner jacket is lightweight but will keep you super cosy whatever the weather. It’s designed with enough room to layer it over your favourite hoodie and it’s made of smooth shell fabric with a repel finish that shakes off moisture. Eco-conscious shoppers will be glad to know It’s made from at least 50% recycled polyester fabric.
The ultimate puffer for metal heads
Rossignol classic light quilted jacket, £250, Farfetch
If you’re looking to make a statement – or just a long-time lover of anything shiny, then this gorgeous Rossignol designer padded coat is the one. It features snazzy rose gold – we guarantee you’ll get a compliment every single time you wear this one
Puffer jacket with most five-star reviews
Amazon essentials packable puffer (available in 13 different colours), from £23.87, Amazon
Amazon's multi use, water resistant, packable puffer has thousands of five-star reviews for customers all over the world. It's available in 13 different colours, including pale and fucsia pink, animal print, burgandy charcoal and plain black. One glowing review reads: "I am delighted with my red jacket so much so I have just ordered the colour olive. I bought a medium and the fit is perfect sleeves are just the right length body length excellent. Overall I would highly recommend this very light-weight but very warm jacket."
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