How To Wear A Puffy Coat And Still Look Cute

A model in a yellow puffy coat, with black leather gloves and a black bag

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.

Style tip: Keep it monochromatic for a slimming effect.

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

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