That basic hanging in your closet is more versatile than you think. This month: how to wear your puffer jacket for any occasion.

By Flavia Nunez
Updated December 20, 2018
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Puffer Jacket + White Shirt
Credit: Kevin Sweeney

Start With the Puffer...and Add a White Shirt and Jacquard Pants

This casual staple adds texture and surprise to a colorful printed pant and modern statement necklace.

  • TO BUY: Women Ultra Light Down Compact jacket, $60;
  • AYR the Easy shirt, $125;
  • Loft Jacquard pant, $90;
  • The 9th Muse Ann earrings, $116;
  • Vince Camuto Gold Flare Jeweled Ridged necklace, $78;
  • Talbots Soft Pebble Bucket bag, $119;
  • Sarto Franco Sarto flats, $129; coming soon.
Puffer Jacket + Plaid Coat
Credit: Kevin Sweeney

...Add a Plaid Coat

When it’s f-f-f-freezing but you’re sick of your Michelin Man ski jacket, layer a puffer under a funnel-neck coat. Fashion and function!

Puffer Jacket + Skirt
Credit: Kevin Sweeney

...Add a Midi Skirt and Jacket

To pair a puffer with a fancier look, put a tailored blazer on top, then add ladylike pieces, such as a pleated skirt and ruffled-ankle boots.

  • To buy: Milly Shirred Side Shell top, $285;
  • 1.State Fine Puppytooth Pleated midi skirt, $99;
  • Marciano Los Angeles Blanc Lux jacket, $278; coming soon.
  • Lizzie Fortunato Fresco earrings, $220;
  • ASH Dafne boots, $320;