K/R: puffer coat

Urgent because, if the coat meets approval, I will cut the tags and wear it to a meeting tonight.
I had been planning to replace an old dress length black puffer that is at least 6 years old. I liked that this one from Michael Michael Kors is even lighter weight and packable, yet seems warm. I sized up so I could layer sweaters under it. It has a hood but it lays pretty flat.
It had gold hardware, a plus for me. Most of my bags have gold hardwear.
2 sets of zippers, one jacket length, one full length. ( photos 5/6)
Pockets that zip shut.
What do you think? I also have a whitish long puffer that is more fitted and a light grey jacket puffer. K/R?

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34 Comments

  • Sal replied 9 months ago

    Looks good to me Joy!

  • bonnie replied 9 months ago

    It looks great and seems to meet all of your needs, Keep!

  • SarahD8 replied 9 months ago

    I like it a lot! The gold hardware is really stylish and I like that you can zip it at two different lengths.

    My only question, as somewhat of an outerwear minimalist, is whether this coat and your white long puffer have distinct roles in your mind. (Like, can you identify situations where you'd choose the white over the black and vice versa?)

  • nemosmom replied 9 months ago

    It looks good. Have you tried your gloves/mittens with the zippered pockets? I ask because I tend to snag mine, so avoid pockets with zippers.

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Thank you! I am feeling a bit more confident about this coat. Good questions, Sarah and Nemosmom. If I don’t need to layer anything heavy underneath, like shopping, I would probably wear the white coat. I wanted this coat for real cold like going to the mountains in winter as we will do next month, winter trips back to the frigid Midwest, sledding and snow fun with grandchildren, winter night parade and bird watching, winter hikes.
    I will have to try gloves with the pockets. My warmest are leather so probably will not snag.

  • rachylou replied 9 months ago

    Fab! Puffy Puffy Puffy!

  • torontogirl replied 9 months ago

    I think it looks great on you.

  • Glory replied 9 months ago

    A YES from me. It is so hard to find a puff with gold so that is high marks right there. I love the length, overall fit, and that it is light weight. 

  • Angie replied 9 months ago

    Thumbs up.

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Yay! More puffer approval and Angie has spoken. Thank you! I am still beating myself up over not getting an orange puffer jacket at the Rack back in October or November. I thought it overwhelmed me but it was a work of art.

  • bj1111 replied 9 months ago

    Cute!

  • taylor replied 9 months ago

    I have this MK puffer with black hardwear ! I love the slim fit !
    Thumbs up !

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Thank you, bj1111 and Taylor. Yay, we are puffer "cousins". Taylor, is there anything about the coat that you don't like? I sort of wish there were faux fur on the hood but I also like the sleekness of it without. The hood actually fastens so that it would stay on in the wind.

  • taylor replied 9 months ago

    I bought this as my rain coat , so I am actually glad it doesn’t have any fur/ faux fur because it would just get wet and icky :)

  • jill58 replied 9 months ago

    If you already feel like wearing it tonight, I say keep! 

  • Sterling replied 9 months ago

    More love for the jacket.  Nice length.  

  • pil replied 9 months ago

    Love the gold hardware!

  • replied 9 months ago

    So nice and looks great on you. After years of always choosing the most traditional version of the most classic clothing I'm really appreciating the impact of the "little something" different details.

  • lisa p replied 9 months ago

    Love it .

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Thank you, Taylor, Jill, sterling, pil, Isabel, and Lisa, for your comments. I did wear the coat this evening and noticed that it seems to be a very dark navy rather than black. So much the better.

  • taylor replied 9 months ago

    Oh , yay!
    I do think the midnight navy is more you than the black.
    Mine is black, hence the black hardwear I’m guessing .
    Enjoy :)

  • Gigi replied 9 months ago

    This is a really nice coat on you! I'm glad you decided to keep it.

  • Jane replied 9 months ago

    ohh, I really do like that kind of v dark navy. Fab coat, glad you’ve cut the tags and worn!

  • Inge replied 9 months ago

    Glad the tags are off, Joy, I love the new puffer on you. Fit is great, and the gold hardware is lovely.

  • lyn67 replied 9 months ago

    Cut! Love the bright but subtle, graphic bling on a still elegant   dark backgound-good for casual and dressed up, too!

  • RobinF replied 9 months ago

    I have a similar MK lightweight down with silver zipper and snaps. I love it, it has been my main winter coat for at least 4 years now. It is surprisingly warm for the lightness of it. Glad you are keeping!

  • Bijou replied 9 months ago

    Looks great and streamlined - which is a pretty amazing attribute for a puffer!

  • Aquamarine replied 9 months ago

    Glad you kept it...looks great.

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Today was in the 40'sF. I wore the coat to meeting friend for coffee and shopping It was almost too warm. But I enjoyed how light it felt. Thank you all for your encouragement.

  • Suz replied 9 months ago

    The gold hardware makes it special and interesting. 

  • shevia replied 9 months ago

    Yay from me!

  • Jenni NZ replied 9 months ago

    It's lovely Joy. Good call. Great zipper.

  • suntiger replied 9 months ago

    Late to this, but glad you kept it :)

  • Theresa replied 9 months ago

    Excellent choice! It looks great!!

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