The best puffer jackets for women are warm, weatherproof and of course, stylish too - making them the ideal buy if you're on the lookout for a new winter coat.
Identifiable by it's oversized "puffed-out" shape and plush filling, the puffer jacket first hit the fashion radar in the 1930s as a practical item designed for outdoor activities like fishing and hiking. For 2022 however, the puffer jacket is so much more, offering not just practicality (although many brands still put this at the forefront of their designs) but style too.
One of the big coat trends this season, the puffer jacket silhouette taps into both the '90s fashion trends and Gorpcore trends, the modern puffer jacket can be worn for everything from winter walks to brunch with friends. It's so versatile and fashion-worthy that brands like Dries Van Noten and Ermanno Scervino showcased puffer jackets on their fall/winter runways paired with party dresses and statement midi skirts, proving there are no limits to what you can pair the best puffer jackets for women with. We've selected the best puffer jackets to invest in this season and love for winters to come.
21 best puffer jackets for women to shop now
One of the best winter coats, the puffer jacket will keep you snug as a bug as temperatures plummet. Often filled with feather down or newly developed synthetic down, the padded style provided insulation, trapping heat and keeping your body temperature regulated. While original styles of the best puffer jackets for women were often seen as bulky, as the look has evolved, alongside the fabric technology for lighter layers, there are plenty of more streamlined and tailored options that offer the look without overwhelming your frame. Here's our edit of the best jackets to buy right now.
RRP: $285/ £180 | This puffer offers much more than just style. Crafted from recycled polyester and soft down, the adjustable waist allows a tailored fit while the padded filling will keep you warm. The pulleys at the waist help to create a more defined silhouette.
RRP: $59.99 / £49.99 | If you're looking for a classic style that will last for seasons to come, this H&M black puffer jacket is a wardrobe essential. A color that is always on trend, the longer line silhouette immediately adds extra protection to legs and thighs.
RRP: $60 / £50 | For petite frames, try a cropped, waisted style for a more balanced fit. This sporty design comes in 7 different color options, meaning you don't have to worry too much about what color suits me, as there is bound to be a shade for you.
RRP: $320 / £300 | The North Face has seen a fashion revival thanks to a love of Gorpcore style and this retro puffer is a classic. Durable, breathable, and water-repellent, it offers so much more than just keeping you warm. The color is great too.
RRP: $79.90 / £99.90 | Uniqlo's ultra light puffer is created using responsibly sourced down from farms that minimize the impact on wildfowl. Ideal for those who want to make more thoughtful choices when it comes to their style purchases.
RRP: $895 / £825 | While this jacket may be on the higher end of the price spectrum, its clever design sets it apart. The stylish color block design delivers on fashionability, but the jacket is actually reversible, offering you two looks for the price of one.
RRP: $117 / £82 | Embracing the winter 2022 fashion trends, this oversized jacket falls under ASOS' sportswear collection, 4505. It not only looks great but it's functional too with a zip fastening, drawstring waist, pockets, and a removable gilet.
RRP: $995 / £825 | If you're looking for a unique puffer jacket that stands out from the crowd, this printed style from Moose Knuckles is the way to go. It has a premium down and feather filling for warmth and a sherpa-lined collar for added coziness.
RRP: $125 / £110.09 | With changeable weather, you need a jacket that can adapt and this puffer jacket can be rolled into a handy pack-away bag making it a great option for slipping into suitcases or into your tote bag. This light blue hue offers brightness.
RRP: $550 / £350 | Somewhere between the best puffer coat and the best trench coat, this black, lightly padded design is a chic option for the office. A belted design - so you can choose your level of waist definition, we love the oversized collar for added glam.
RRP: $275 / £215 | Known for making some of the best waterproof jackets, this design deserves a spot on our best puffer jackets list. Featuring a breathable yet waterproof outer and insulated inner, this coat will keep you looking and feeling great.
RRP: $275 / £175 | Made from 100% recycled down and feathers and recycled polyamide, this neutral-colored coat is highly versatile. Ideal for how to dress simple but stylish, you can wear this over winter work outfits or with casual weekend get-up.
RRP: $148 / £95 | '90s trends are everywhere right now and this cropped puffer jacket is a great way to wear the look. Sporty in silhouette, this puffer jacket is filled with warm-as-down 100% recycled polyester, simply team with your best white trainers.
RRP: $230 / £189.95 | Nike has re-designed its classic jacket to offer a more streamlined fit, keep you warmer and stay drier - all things we look for in the best puffer jackets for women. Made from 50% sustainable materials it's a more eco-friendly buy too.
RRP: $149.95 / £104.99 | Superdry puffer jackets are supremely warm, made with both style and outdoor activity in mind. This design features a more tailored silhouette, nipping in at the waist to create a universally flattering fit. We love the faux fur trim too.