20 Puffer Coat Outfits Inspired by Street Style

This winter's trendiest jacket is also the coziest, comfiest, warmest choice. While puffer jackets may once have been saved for the ski slopes, they're now a super fashionable option for wearing with everything from jeans to evening dresses, thanks to designers and street style stars. That doesn't mean it's easy to pull off a puffer coat, though. With their generous proportions and sporty vibe, it takes a certain know-how to create a stylish outfit with a puffer coat. To help you get it right, we've rounded up our favorite street style puffer coat outfits for your winter outfit inspiration.

 

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Wear It With Cropped Jeans

Street style in puffer coat
Wear a sporty puffer coat over jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

A sporty, ski jacket-inspired puffer coat is the perfect topper for all your jeans this winter. We love the way this street style star is wearing fall's trendy cropped jeans right through winter, with a striped khaki puffer jacket and designer accessories. Pulling a color from the jacket and matching it to the ankle boots and purse? Sheer genius.

 

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Silver City Look

Silver puffer coat street style
Silver in the city. Edward Berthelot / Getty Images

Here's a great way to create an attention grabbing style on casual weekends, when you don't feel like fussing over your outfit. Just pull on a shiny silver puffer coat with your favorite pair of skinny jeans and comfortable flat boots. Layer on a ladylike purse for a fashion-forward touch, and you've got an outfit that can take you from a morning of shopping through an afternoon hot chocolate meetups.

 

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Over a Mini Dress and Fishnets

Puffer coat and mini dress street style
Wear a puffer coat with a hoodie dress and tights. Edward Berthelot / Getty Images

When you're braving the cold in a short dress or tights, a classic three-quarter length puffer coat is also a smart choice to keep you as cozy as possible. We also love the choice of fishnet tights, as seen here, which add graphic style to an otherwise casual outfit.

 

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Think Pink

Street style in pink puffer jacket
Think pink in a colorful puffer jacket this winter. Timur Emek/Getty Images

A colorful puffer jacket is a great way to create head-turning style this winter. To really get them staring, try matching your bottom layer to your jacket. This head-to-toe candy pink look complete with pink jeans is super cute for wearing to the gym, to class, or for a daytime date.

 

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Wear a Puffer Vest With a Pantsuit

Street style pantsuit and puffer coat
Wear a puffer vest with a pantsuit to the office. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Puffer jackets also come in sleeveless versions, which are fabulous for adding a layer of cozy warmth to your outfits for the office this winter. In this inspirational outfit, a white puffer vest adds fashionable downtown style to a ladylike matching pantsuit.

 

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Add Casual Edge to Classic Outfits

Woman in black jeans and puffer jacket
Add a puffer jacket to freshen up classic looks. Matthew Sperzel / Getty Images

Just like a go-to denim jacket, a puffer coat adds a chill vibe to whatever else you're wearing. This makes it the perfect choice for layering over more classic outfits, when you want them to look modern. This classic outfit, combining a white sweater, black ankle jeans, and red high heeled shoes, gets a fresh style update with the addition of a brown puffer coat.

 

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Wear It With Florals

Street style in floral pants and red puffer coat
Wear a puffer coat over high fashion pants. Vanni Bassetti / Getty Images

Who says you can't wear a puffer jacket with high fashion separates? This street style inspiration does just that. We love the way a red puffer jacket and matching sweater add a downtown vibe to floaty, over-sized floral pants, giving them a cool vibe that looks effortlessly casual — while also making them more winter-appropriate.

 

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Ski Style Puffer Coat for Work

Street style in a puffer jacket
Classic style updated with a puffer jacket. Christian Vierig / Getty Images

Show off your preppy side this winter, while slaying it street style, when you layer a color blocked puffer coat inspired by ski jackets, over a classic white button-down shirt and slim black jeans. The designer belt is a nice touch, too. You could easily wear this cute and classic outfit to the office this winter, accessorized with a chunky heeled ankle boot and quality leather tote.

 

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Belt It Over Jeans

Belted puffer coat worn over jeans street style
Belt a puffer coat to define your waist in this style. Melodie Jeng / Getty Images

Puffer coats are voluminous by nature. If you love showing off your curves, make like this street style star and wear a belt over your coat, to cinch your proportions when you wear a puffer jacket. A stretchy belt that will fit over your natural waistline will work best for this purpose.

 

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Wear It With Color Coordinated Atheisure Wear

Street style athleisure trend with puffer jacket
The athleisure trend with a puffer jacket. Christian Vierig / Getty Images

A trendy, shiny black puffer coat with a hood layers easily over just about any winter outfit. We're all about the high-low fashion styling in the street style look see here, which matches a bright yellow sweater with track pants in a matching tonal stripe, worn with sunny yellow stilettos.

 

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Try It With Rainbow Sweats

Street style puffer coat over sweatpants
Sporty stripes look great on top and bottom. Edward Berthelot / Getty Images

Here's a more dressed down version of the previous look, which also works well for casual weekends, when you crave comfort but refuse to sacrifice style. Retro-inspired sweatpants with a rainbow stripe match perfectly with a striped sleeve puffer jacket and basic white sneakers.

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Go Bold in a Rainbow Puffer Coat

Street style in puffer coat in rainbow stripes
Smile away the cold in a rainbow striped puffer jacket. Georgie Hunter / Getty Images

Speaking of colorful, a rainbow puffer coat goes with everything you own, and is a welcome sight on a grey winter's day. This look is at once super modern and cheerfully nostalgic (remember when we all wore primary colors?) at the same time.

 

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Monochrome Dressing

Street style in a puffer coat and jumpsuit
Street style in a puffer coat and jumpsuit. Christian Vierig / Getty Images

The monochrome dressing trend, in which you wear one color from head to toe, is major for winter. Here's a fun way to wear this fashion trend, without looking boring. A long, cream-colored puffer coat looks fantastic over an ivory jumpsuit and pointy black ankle boots.

 

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Winter Date Outfit

Street style in puffer jacket and jeans
Winter date outfit in puffer jacket and boyfriend jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Got a date this winter? We've got your winter date outfit idea right here, whether you're going to the movies, taking a long walk, or meeting up over spiked hot chocolates. A feminine ruffled blouse looks perfect tucked into relaxed boyfriend jeans, all topped with a classic black puffer jacket and a cute knit hat.

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Chic Winter Work Outfit

Street style outfit for work in black puffer coat
Wear a puffer coat to work like this. Edward Berthelot / Getty Images

Layer a shorter black puffer coat over your winter outfits for the office, to stay warm (and fashionable) on your commute. Here, a black puffy coat works perfectly with a simply chic work look of a white top, black trousers and high quality black leather accessories.

 

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Evening Look in Shiny Separates

Street style in puffer coat and shiny skirt
Street style inspiration for wearing a puffer coat. Edward Berthelot / Getty Images

A long black puffer coat can work just as well over your dressier evening outfits, as it does with casual day jeans. The key is choosing a jacket fabric with some sheen, which will work with dressed up separates in glitzier fabrics, from sequined skirts to leather leggings. Belting a longer sweater underneath an open puffer coat is also a savvy way to show off your womanly shape when you're wearing an over-sized top layer.

 

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With a Double Denim Outfit

Street style in denim and a puffer jacket
Street style in double denim and a puffer jacket. Melodie Jeng / Getty Images

Double denim continues to be a popular street style fashion trend through the winter months, especially when worn with designer accessories that play against its workaday, vintage vibe. Here, a puffer coat adds something special to this weekend winter outfit of a denim jacket, straightleg jeans and brightly colored high heel shoes.

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With a Leather Skirt

Street style in puffer coat and leather skirt
A puffer coat and leather together? Yes!. Christian Vierig / Getty Images

Weekend style just got more interesting. Take a cue from this street style outfit and go ahead and pair a trendy puffy coat (and sneakers) with all of your city outfits, and make old wardrobe pieces look fresh. Here, a burgundy leather skirt and tights get a new lease on style, matched with a slightly clashing red puffer jacket.

 

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Chic Athleisure Look in Rose Pink

Street style in pink puffer coat
Chic athleisure in a pink puffer coat. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

A puffer jacket can even make sweats look more trendy this winter. Here, a short, rose pink puffer coat looks completely chic, worn over side stripe sweatpants and upgraded with designer accessories. This is a fantastic example of the athleisure trend at its most stylishly casual.

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Matching Coat and Heels

Street style in a red puffer coat and jeans
Wear a puffer coat that matches your shoes. Christian Vierig / Getty Images

Here's a fun take on the classic fashion trick of matching your shoes to your lipstick. In this updated version, a red puffer coat matches with bright red high heel shoes, for a cute, dressed up-dressed down combo. Red piping on the handbag is also a lovely touch that helps to tie this outfit together.