How To Wear A Puffy Coat And Still Look Cute

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When longline toppers and shearling jackets just won’t cut (we’re looking at you, Nor’easter), we’re left to bust out a trusty winter heavyweight—the puffy coat. While it’s guaranteed to provide extreme warmth and comfort in subzero temperatures, its unshapely form can present a challenge for those of us not blessed with Gisele’s frame. Fret not, it is possible to look chic and stay toasty. By incorporating sleek accessories, standout pieces and trendy extras, we promise you won’t look like a moving blob. Ahead, 4 ways to style this tricky outerwear.

Vanessa Jackman

Styling Tips For Puffers

Style tip: Wear with heeled boots to elongate your silhouette.

Dennis Hat

$50

Babaton

Round Flash Sunglasses

$170

Ray-Ban

Sculpted Heel Boot

$1,350

Givenchy

Moto Metallic Hayden Jeans

$90

Topshop

Ancy Padded Coat

$2,285

Moncler

Alpaca Barnaby Sweater

$395

LINE

Style tip: Keep it monochromatic for a slimming effect.

Round Frame Sunglasses

$350

Vera Wang

Cashmere Hat with Pom Poms

$356

Inverni

Turtleneck Ribbed Cotton Tunic

$240

Helmut Lang

Shearling Lace Up Hiker Boot

$425

Scoop NYC

Coated Moto Legging

$168

David Lerner

Loft Jacket

$525

Aether

Style tip: Body-skimming cuts help define your waist.

Mid Rise Brick Lane Jeans

$255

Rag & Bone

Wool and Cashmere-Blend Arm Warmers

$170

The Elder Statesman

Topstitch Leather Chelsea Boots

$1,485

Balenciaga

Geometric Intarsia Sweater

$895

Moschino

Quilted Down Jacket

$365

Parajumpers

Style tip: Highlight limbs with sleek, over-the-knee boots.

Jacquard Scarf

$36

Zara

Waleska Coat

$250

Wilfred

Gorgeous Over The Knee Boots

$150

Steve Madden

Aram Oversized Cashmere Poncho

$1,550

The Row

Leather and Wool Gloves

$129

Gala