We've all been there: It's 7 a.m. on a Tuesday morning and the autumnal chill is starting to creep in, which makes leaving your bed that little bit more difficult. All you want to do at this point is roll to your desk (whether it's in your living room or IRL office) cocooned in your duvet, slipper-clad and clutching a mug of tea. Sadly, this is never really going to be a socially acceptable way to attend a meeting, Zoom-based or otherwise, but I am happy to tell you that one of this season's biggest coat trends is not a million miles away from this dream scenario.
The clue is in the name: The duvet coat (also known as quilted, padded or puffer) is essentially the sartorial equivalent to a duvet day. These babies can be chucked over any outfit and you'll instantly feel toasty warm, which is great news for those of us that hate having to lug around a million layers during the coldest months of the year.
While in previous decades this trend has had a more sporty aesthetic, for autumn/winter 2021, it's all about elegant, grown-up creations (undoubtedly thanks to the chic stylings of Bottega Veneta and Prada). Of course, there are still plenty of casual iterations to go around, but I'm loving the more unusual designs that are breaking the puffer-coat mould, such as Arket's trench coat/puffer look or & Other Stories's quilted interpretation, which has plenty of vintage housecoat vibes.
Practical, chic and so warm—scroll down to shop our edit.
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Arket Hooded Quilt Jacket (£99)
Arket Long Down Puffer Coat (£225)
& Other Stories Relaxed Padded Puffer Coat (£135)
Arket Oversized Quilted Coat (£150)
Frankie Shop Quilted Padded Ripstop Jacket (£695)
Asos Design Oversized Hero Quilted Maxi Coat in Cream (£75)
Max Mara Sportf Coat (£975)
Rick Owens Hooded quilted shell down coat (£1440)
Asos Design Quilted Longline Hooded Puffer Jacket in Black (£60)
Bottega Veneta Chain-Embellished Quilted-Satin Coat (£2530)
Rick Owens Hooded Puffer Jacket (£1610)
M&S Collection Thermowarmth™ Hooded Puffer Parka Coat (£79)
Allsaints Lucie Ramskull Puffer Coat (£199)
Monki Long Puffer Coat (£130)
Jack Wolfskin Selenium Jacket (£140)
Monki Belted Quilted Cashmere Down Coat (£5500)
KHRISJOY Quilted shell hooded down coat (£918)
Monki Long Puffer Coat (£95)
Totême Annecy Quilted Shell Coat (£500)
ASOS Curve Puffer Maxi Coat With Belt in Hazelnut (£26)
M&S Collection Feather & Down Puffer Coat (£69)
Weekday Jay Puffer Parka (£140)
& Other Stories Oversized Double Breasted Quilted Jacket (£95)
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