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20 Warm Puffy Jackets
Our stylists picked the best.
Article written by Audrey “AJ” Parks

20 Jackets That Will Keep You Warm This Winter, Stylists’ Choices!

The winter season is here with us, and if you’re anything like me, then you’ve been wondering what to wear on these cold days. It seems as though every year, a new fashion trend emerges for fall/winter, but it can be hard to keep up with them all. Whether you are fashion or warmth driven, there is that design jacket for you. But since making the correct choice has never been easy, we have made a comprehensively selected list for you.

The list below contains 20 jackets that will keep you warm this winter, selected by top stylists from across America. Whether your style is edgy or classic, there’s something here for everyone!

Marmot Montreal Women’s Coat ($285)

Marmot Montreal is a casual women’s coat that provides a perfect middle ground for all winter environments. We love its attractive styling featuring soft and flexible fleece and removable faux fur lining, making it more comfortable and airtight. The jacket also includes a water-repellent finish to protect you from eventful precipitation. It’s reasonably priced and durable and will give you the value for the money.

Eddie Bauer Classic Down Jacket ($49)

The Eddie Bauer Classic Jacket is an excellent choice for those looking for winter wear for kids. The piece is specially designed for boys and comes with an impressive 650 fill power down with an insulation of duck down and feathers. The exterior layer is made from durable 100% polyester on the body, while the sleeves are 100% nylon. Other noteworthy additions include a fleece lining, a fixed hood, fleece inner cuffs with thumbholes, and zip hand pockets. 

BCBGeneration North-Collar Teddy Coat ($200)

The BCBGeneration teddy coat is an iteration of the Max Mara celeb-loved design. It comes at a fraction of the original design but with similar warmth and comfort. It features a plush and fluffy design with a cocoon shape which gives you a giant teddy-bear hug feel. With this machine-washable coat available in three different colors, you can forget the winter freeze.

Steve Madden Long Chevron Maxi Coat ($115)

The Steve Madden puffer coat is almost a sleeping bag. It’s ideal for women who desire head-to-toe warmth but will only get near the ankles. You will love its fleece lining with fleece cuffs to keep your arms and hands pretty toasty and its removable hood. With a price of $115, this multi-color and machine-friendly winter wear becomes easy to acquire for you.

Rokka & Rolla Women’s Heavy Long Winter Coat ($79)

Rokka & Rolla Heavy Long Winter Coat is a great option for women who want a budget-friendly winter jacket. It’s 100% polyester with water-resistant micro-fibers to prevent it from soaking in the winter rains. It features a detachable hood with faux fur lining that extends to the neck and adjustable drawcords to block the winds.

Rokka & Rolla Women's Heavy Long Winter Coat with Fur Hood Parka Jacket

Patagonia Men’s Topley Jacket ($278)

Patagonia Men’s jacket looks casual but don’t mistake it. Its design will probably not look out of place even in the next century. It’s a sure-fire jacket in performance, even on chilly days, thanks to the 100% polyester. It is a waterproof two-layer coat that delivers excellent insulation against winter hostility. The inner layer includes a 600 fill down, plus its pockets are jersey material brushed. The coat has a laminated visor, removable hood, and adjustable drawcord.

Canada Goose Shelburne Down Parka (1,275)

If you are looking for a stylish and super warm parka, Shelburne is one premium-grade jacket you may want to try. The jackets are marvelously built, extremely warm, and quite fashionable. They come with a 625 fill duck power down and a thick Arctic-Tech shell that can keep you warm even at -4 degrees. Its warmth and classy design are incredible but come at a staggering price.

Outdoor Research Coldfront Down Hoodie ($229)

The Coldfront Down is a performance hoodie that provides you with comfort, versatility, and a touch of style. Its soft and rugged shell will probably strike you as it did on us before you meet its other exciting specifications like the snuff-fitting cuffs and fleece-lined pockets. It’s a well-rounded hood for the winter but isn’t your choice on extreme winter days.

The North Face Arctic Parka ($300)

The North Face Arctic jacket has a 550 fill down but is robust enough to protect you from whatever the winter season throws your way. Its primary component is the TNF’s synthetic insulation wrapped in a 2-layer and water-resistant DryVent shell. The jacket’s above the knee cut and removable faux fur add style to this durable winter wear.

Orolay Down Jacket ($120)

The Orolay jacket will protect you from the winter snow and wind with four-layer solid fabric and a faux fur hood to safeguard your face. The material is 100% polyester, so you can be sure the jacket will cover your back even on a chilly morning. The coat will stretch below your butt but with large pockets around the waist where you can stow away your hands or items. It’s available in various colors, including red, green, black, beige, and navy.

Orolay Women's Thickened Down Jacket Puffer Hooded Down Coat with Faux Fur

Patagonia Snowshot Jacket ($199)

For those seeking winter wear for kids, Patagonia has an incredible lightweight jacket available for boys and girls. It is the perfect jacket for an active kid due to its lightweight nature, so it will keep your kid warm and free to make movements. It is water-resistant and has a detachable hood, excellently thought-out pockets, and headphones opening.

Moosejaw Men’s Dequindre Down Jacket ($89)

The Moosejaw Men’s Dequindre jacket is made from a blend of PrimaLoft synthetic and water repellent down, and 100% polyester shell and a nylon liner. The blend delivers a sure way to keep you warm every winter. It lacks a hood so you might have to grab something to adorn your head, but it has a long collar to shield your neck. It features zippered hand pockets and an interior zipper pocket, all with durable YKK zippers.

Cottonwoods GORE-TEX Jacket ($279)

The Cottonwoods GORE-TEX jacket is available on Backcountry in different colors and sizes ranging from small, medium, to XXL. The outer layer is made from a burly hard shell ideal for the snowy winter conditions. The GORE-TEX membrane is responsible for the waterproof touch on the jacket. You will love its adjustable hood, cuff seals, and zipped pockets with YKK Aquaguard zips.

Fjallraven Nuuk Parka ($500)

The Nuuk parka coat provides solid warmth to deal with the winter with its Supreme Microloft synthetic insulation. Its outer layer is wind and water-resistant and features clean lines that represent the brand’s heritage and, at the same time, command style. It comes with exciting additions like 11 pockets, a fur-brimmed and fleece lined removable hood and a seal knitting at the neck.

Rab Deep Cover Parka ($295)

Rab Deep Cover Parka provides impressive warmth with its 700 fill power down. It is a perfect coat for the winter and other extreme activities like mountain climbing and winter camping. It features a shell made of Pertex Quantum, a hydrophobic down, and a DWR finish. The hood is removable, and its faux fur trim adds style and warmth.

L.L. Bean Water-Resistant Jacket ($129)

The L.L Bean jacket is a great choice for a rainy day over the winter. It has a great collection of pockets where you can stow your hands amid the rain and cold and a detachable hood to cover your head. Its general build is a warm flannel lining with snap closures and a drawcord waist.

Alpine North Vegan Down Parka ($185)

The Alpine North Vegan Parka is 82% polyester and 18% cotton but warm enough to handle the cruelty of most winter conditions. It has a fantastic design that accommodates several pockets, making it a piece of good outdoor winter wear. It also has a faux fur hood and comes in different sizes and colors, including plus sizes.

Arc’teryx Patera Parka ($649)

This women’s parka adds a sense of style to any woman with its top-notch construction and excellent look. It features a remarkable 750 fill goose with synthetic Coreloft insulation fitted to the most prone to wetness areas. The winter wear is durable and will suit you on both cold and wet days, thanks to the two-layer Gore-Tex Shell waterproofing.

Cotopaxi Solazo ($220)

Cotopaxi’s Solazo is a go-to jacket for anyone looking for a winter weight-down jacket. It comes with a fantastic blend of colors that complement the non-compressible 650 fill power covered under the 20-denier nylon shell. The jacket is overall lightweight but will get the job done. You can be sure about its warmth and comfort from its high loft that delivers a sleeping bag feel.

Mountain Hardwear Stretchdown Parka ($325)

This jacket is made from stretchy and durable shell fabric with additional features that give it an attractive style. Unlike some other parkas that feature shiny materials and horizontal baffles, the Mountain parka uses a super soft stretchy fabric and welded seams. It is shorter than other parkas but ultimately delivers the desired winter warmth. It’s available on Moosejaw for $325.

Wrapping it up

The right coat can make all the difference during a winter storm. The coats we’ve outlined here come with different benefits and drawbacks, but they should give you an idea of what to consider when looking for your new go-to winter wear. Whether you need something that will keep you warm in any weather or one that looks stylish while remaining easy on your wallet, these suggestions should help get you started thinking about which features are most important to you.

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Article last updated at: 03/05/2022