Dressing for the fall and winter months is a marathon, not a sprint. Although we experience these chilly seasons each and every year, jacket fatigue inevitably occurs. Once that first long-anticipated crispy day of the year hits, the urge to pull out all wool and puffer coats arrives in full force. But pace yourself, people: You’re going to be stuck wearing them for the next six months if you’re in the north half of the country.
We’ve rounded up 25 quilted jackets that’ll postpone strictly puffer attire until it’s absolutely necessary. Plus, when winter arrives, these quilted pieces are light enough to wear as an extra layer. Coat-layering may seem extreme when we haven’t even made it to Halloween yet, but the ultra chilly weather will be here faster than you can say trick or treat, so you best be prepared. Plus, quilted jackets, especially those of the lightweight variety, are the equivalent of bringing your comforter everywhere. They’re the portable blanket that ensures peak cuffing season feelings, and they deserve a place in your closet. Click on to shop some of our favorites — broken down by styles like zip-ups and bombers — ahead.
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Zip-Up Quilted Jackets
Featuring all the buttoned-up appeal of your classic quilted coat, but with the grab-it-and-go ease of a zipper closure.
& Other Stories Quilted Zip Jacket, $, available at & Other Stories
J.Crew Quilted Downtown Field Jacket, $, available at J.Crew
Lisa Says Gah Quilted Puffer, $, available at Lisa Says Gah
Mango Rhombus Water-Repellent Quilted Jacket, $, available at Mango
Toad&Co Epiq Quilted Jacket, $, available at Toad&Co
Long Quilted Jacket
If you already have a quilted coat that you just can’t get enough of, consider this take on the trend as offering even more coat to love. The extra-long silhouette also means more coverage to combat the cold.
COS Quilted Coat, $, available at COS
Farm Rio Blue Cool Leopard Long Reversible Puffer Jacket, $, available at Farm Rio
Ines de la Fressange for Uniqlo Women Quilted Coat, $, available at Uniqlo
Ganni Quilted Recycled Polyester Parka Coat, $, available at Ganni
River Island Onion Quilted Puffer Coat, $, available at Nordstrom
Oversized Quilted Coats
For a coat featuring a boxier look — a very on-trend silhouette that aligns with the ongoing popularity of the baggy pants comeback — consider the more loosely fitting picks available from of-the-moment brands like Frankie Shop.
Frankie Shop Teddy Oversized Quilted Shell Coat, $, available at MatchesFashion
Zara Oversized Quilted Jacket, $, available at Zara
Gentle Herd Wool-Blend Padded Jacket, $, available at Gentle Herd
Xirena Harlowe Puffer Jacket, $, available at Mother Denim
Ugg Marlene Quilted Jacket, $, available at Ugg
Bomber-Style Quilted Jacket
Beautiful things can happen when top trends collide. Case in point: the quilted fabric, bomber-jacket combo. It’s casual, it’s cool, it’s a match made in sartorial heaven.
Alex Mill Quilted Fleece Jacket, $, available at Alex Mill
We The Free | Free People Dolman Quilted Vegan Jacket, $, available at Free People
Universal Threads Quilted Utility Jacket, $, available at Target
J.ING Alphonsine Black Puffer Coat, $, available at J.ING
BLANKNYC Quilted Hooded Jacket, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
Plus-Size Quilted Coats
Your favorite quilted jacket styles from retailers that know how to do extended sizing well.
H&M Plus Quilted Coat, $, available at H&M
Madewell Plus Corduroy Ensley Quilted Jacket, $, available at Madewell
Eloquii Elements Quilted Leather Bomber Jacket, $, available at Eloquii
Jason Maxwell Women’s Plus Size Quilted Duster Jacket, $, available at Walmart
Lands’ End Insulated Quilted Thermoplume Bomber Jacket, $, available at Lands’ End
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