When shopping for a season-appropriate jacket, down is a term you’ll probably meet with more than once. Utilizing the superior insulation properties of geese and duck under feathers, down traps warm air and retains it, keeping things toasty for its wearer. Down in clothing isn’t something new, but this tried and tested insulator has found its way into a wide range of the latest outerwear pieces for FW19, from wallet-friendly destinations such as Uniqlo right up to luxe labels including Prada.
Basics boss Uniqlo is a go-to for quality outerwear on a budget, and its range of down-filled products this season is impressive. Available in multiple color options, the ultra-light down puffer jacket from the Japanese store is filled with a minimum of 90% down. Its warming power is as attractive as its price.
Down jackets have popped up at all price points, and mid-range highlights include the weather-ready puffer by Rains, which is available in color of the moment military green. If something more statement-making is called for, the down jacket from the Bianca Chandon x Crescent Down Works collab comes in a wild safety pink.
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