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Stay Warm in Style with Our Favourite Puffer Jackets

Revamp your winter wardrobe.

Thanks to the lovely blasts of Antarctic winds over the winter months, the trusty puffer jacket has become a recent staple of everyday Australian style as the temperatures start to drop. 

Loved for their unmatched ability to block out the wind and keep you super toasty on the morning commute, the puffer jacket’s practicality has quickly transformed the historically marshmallow-esque silhouette into an on-trend fashion must-have. 

Whether it be a cropped length, detachable hood, or an endless array of bright colours, the fashion world has served us countless options to help you find the perfect puffer jacket to keep you both warm and stylish.

If you’re still on the lookout for your new favourite piece of winter outwear, we’ve narrowed down our favourite puffer jackets on the market to help you discover your newest winter wardrobe essential. 

2024’s Top 3 Puffer Jackets

  1. Seamless Down Parka, $199.90, UNIQLO

  2. Gold Rush Puffer, $345.00, Alo Yoga

  3. ROMY Padded Bomber Jacket, $399.00, THE ICONIC 

The Best Puffer Jackets Australia 2024 

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(Credit: Aje Athletica)

Essential Puffer Jacket 026

$325.00 at Aje Athletica

Combining the style elements of a puffer jacket and blazer, Aje Athletica’s Essential Puffer Jacket is an elevated take on a classic black puffer. 

Featuring a longline hem, detachable hood, and elastic tie belt, this puffer allows you to customise the jacket’s silhouette to match your base outfit while also keeping you nice and toasty throughout the day. 

Key Features:

  • Available sizes AU 4-18. 
  • Oversized fit. 
  • Detachable hood. 
  • Elastic sleeve cuffs. 
  • 100% recycled polyester. 
  • Cold hand wash only. 

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(Credit: UNIQLO)

Seamless Down Parka

$199.90 at UNIQLO

Loved worldwide for their range of affordable, high-quality down jackets, UNIQLO offers a wide range of puffer jacket lengths, colours, and silhouettes. Although it’s hard to pick just one must-have from the range, the Seamless Down Parka is the perfect everyday option for those looking for a puffer that is both streamlined and warm.

Featuring a wind-proof down and water-repellent finish, this puffer jacket offers warmth and ease of wear while still being lightweight and non-bulky. 

Key Features:

  • Available sizes XXS-XXL (AU 2-18).
  • Available in five colourways (off-white, grey, black, olive, and purple). 
  • High-performance windproof down padding. 
  • Water-repellent finish. 
  • Hip-length. 

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(Credit: THE ICONIC)

ROMY Padded Bomber Jacket 

$399.00 at THE ICONIC 

If there’s one state in Australia that definitely feels the Antarctic chill, it’s Tasmania. Fortunately, Hobart-based fashion label ROMY has gifted us all their take on the puffer jacket with their leather-look padded bomber jacket.

Featured a cropped silhouette and vegan leather fabrication, this jacket combines the stylish aesthetic of a classic leather jacket with the warmth and practicality of a puffer jacket, making it a great outerwear piece for your winter nights out. 

Key Features:

  • Available sizes XS-XL (AU 6-14).
  • Available in two colourways (black and cream). 
  • Collared neckline.
  • Lightweight padded body. 
  • 100% vegan leather (polyurethane).

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(Credit: Alo Yoga)

Gold Rush Puffer

$345.00 at Alo Yoga

Worn by none other than Kendall Jenner, the Alo Yoga Gold Rush Puffer is the perfect combination of effortless Los Angeles athleisure and Australian winter practicality. 

Featuring a weather-resistant ripstop and tall collar, this puffer jacket’s silhouette is also customisable thanks to its cropped hem and cinchable bungee ties. 

Key Features:

  • Available sizes XS-L (AU 8-14). 
  • Available in six colourways (black, cherry cola, espresso, toasted almond, and navy). 
  • Machine washable. 
  • 100% nylon. 
  • True to size. 

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(Credit: MYER)

Vero Moda Leomi Leopard Print Puffer Jacket

$119.95 at MYER

After being relegated to the back of our wardrobes since the early 2010s, leopard print is finally making a long-awaited comeback, and what better way to style the trend than with a seasonal staple puffer jacket?

Featured a cropped length, zipper and button fastening, and statement collar, this Vero Moda puffer jacket is a great option for anyone who loves a t-shirt and jeans combination but wants to add an extra bit of pattern and texture to their standard base outfit. 

Key Features:

  • Available sizes XS-XL.
  • Cropped length. 
  • Machine washable. 
  • 100% polyester.

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