Mad for plaid
When it comes to shopping for flattering long puffy coats, look for a standout print, unexpected fabrics or interesting details to make any coat feel special. And, yes, throwing one on and rushing to a workout totally counts as a warm-up.
Tommy Hilfiger Long Tartan Down Coat, $690 at tommyhilfiger.com.
Soia & Kyo Marlow Felt Riding Hat, $95 at soiakyo.com.
Soft Joie Candessa Sweater, $204.75 at shopbop.com.
New Balance Fresh Foam Cruz, $119.99 at newbalance.ca.
A mix of textiles and tones equals a fresh look. Which is why this coat is on our picks for flattering long puffy coats. The slim-fitting knit skirt cinches in at the waist for a look that is as flattering as your favourite cocktail frock.
Soia & Kyo Valery-C Coat, $595 at soiakyo.com.
The A-line rule still applies with a puffer to create a flattering silhouette with a long puffer. Plus, a metallic finish adds major glam.
Hunter original refined fitted down coat, $575 at hunterboots.com.
Quilting in a diamond pattern instantly elevates a dark colour, and the silhouette is very slimming, too.
Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Compact Coat, $99.90 at uniqlo.com.
Sometimes you just want a long parka that is warm. This is it! But the upward pockets on the front visually take away any frump – and keep your paws warm.
Parajumpers Long Bear Parka, $1,100 at parajumpers.it.
Down-filled: Check! Long length: Check! Stylish and warm: Check and check! This bomber upgrade gets rid of the quilting so you don’t look puffy. And we’d call that a flattering long puffy coat, even without the visible stitching.
Alpha Industries MA-1 Long Coat, $287.74 at alphaindustries.com.