01/07/2014 03:18 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Down Jackets That Won't Make You Look Huge

The holidays are over, and your pants are finally zipping up normally again. We understand the last thing you want on your body is a big, puffy coat à la the Michelin Man. We also understand that when it's six degrees outside, warmth is the main priority.

Not to worry, these down coats are are sleek enough to flatter your figure and warm enough to protect you from the polar vortex .

The fancy coat: Marc New York Fur Trim Puffer, $290.50 (On Sale!)

marc coat

This is a classic take on the traditional down coat, with details like a fur hood and a shape-enhancing belt. Fleece storm cuffs and interior bib provide even more warmth without the bulk.

The sporty coat: Uniqlo Women Ultra Light Down, $69.90

uniqlo puffer

It's hard to believe there is even down filling in this super light version of the puffer. Not only does it provide a sleek silhouette, it also folds up into an attached pouch. At just under $70, this jacket is perfect for running around town.

The statement coat: Tahari Caroline Pillow Hood Down, $179.90


Tahari is known for his ability to make down coats look elegant. The large collar makes a serious statement, while the detachable belt gives the coat two different looks.

The colorful coat: J. Crew Wintress Puffer, $268.00

j crew puffer jackets

For a little bit more color, the J. Crew Wintress Puffer in red is just the right amount of bold. With large pockets and a high neck, you'll be just as chic as you are warm in this one.

The classic coat: Patagonia Women's Downtown Loft Parka, $379.00

patagonia puffers

Old faithful! Patagonia continues to reign supreme in the outerwear world. This durable coat will stay with you for many freezing winters to come. It's also water repellent, so you can continue perfecting your snow angel game.

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