Puffer jackets often call to mind horrid childhood memories of being stuffed into coats that were so big, we couldn’t even keep our arms straight down. It's understandable, then, to have reservations about incorporating them into your cold weather wardrobe now. But when you consider the new reimaginations that the style has taken as of late, however, you might want to rethink completely writing them off. Thanks to variations in silhouette, color options, and more, the puffer jacket of today is much less Michelin Man than the embarrassing outerwear of winters past. To prove our point, we’ve selected 10 of our favorites from this season that are sure to fit your winterwear budget, regardless of what it may be. Check them out in the gallery above.
not your mama's winter coats
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