The Best Puffer Jackets to Keep You Cozy and Stylish

We got you covered—and warm—with lightweight, durable options.

Cheerful young woman in a puffer jacket
Stay warm without the weight of a heavy coat.Getty Images

There’s nothing worse than feeling weighed down by a jacket when the elements are heavy enough or you’re traveling and don’t want to add the extra pounds to your luggage. But finding a jacket that’s functional, nice-looking and lightweight is hard to come by. Not anymore. These are some of the lightest, warmest, most durable puffer jackets on the market. Just as important, they’re available in a range of colors so you’ll always stand out.

Wantdo Women’s Hooded Packable Ultra Light Weight Short Down Jacket

Wantdo Women's Hooded Packable Ultra Light Weight Short Down Jacket
Available in 10 colors including black, magenta and sapphire blue.Amazon

With an attached hood, elasticized cuffs to seal in warmth and two hidden zippered pockets, this puffer jacket has all the features you want without weighing you down as many oversize coats are known to do. The outside is 100 percent nylon with a water-repellent finish, while the insulation is 80 percent duck down and 20 percent feather to keep you warm and windproof. Traveling? This jacket’s highly compressible filling makes it easy to store in its carrying pouch, which slides right into a suitcase or overhead compartment.

Amazon Essentials Women’s Lightweight Water-Resistant Packable Hooded Puffer Jacket

Amazon Essentials Women's Lightweight Water-Resistant Packable Hooded Puffer Jacket
Lightweight and water-resistant.Amazon

The problem with puffer jackets is they often add a “shapeless” look to your silhouette. Enter this lightweight puffer with contoured seams to accentuate your shape. Besides making you look good, it also packs plenty of features to keep you warm, including a 100 percent nylon shell and a 100 percent polyester fill. Available in eight statement-making colors—and all are machine washable.

Elezay Women’s Winter Light Weight Down Jacket Hooded Coat Gift Ideas

Elezay Women's Winter Light Weight Down Jacket Hooded Coat Gift Ideas
Uses high-performance waterproof fabric technology.Amazon

If you’re in the market for a jacket you can move in, this one is perfect for your next outdoor adventure. For such a thin and lightweight design, it’s incredibly durable and extremely warm. We love its mid-length, covering to just below your waist so it provides even more protection.