Before the super-cold temperatures settle in, it's time to make the most of your transitional outerwear—we're talking the staples that are slightly too lightweight to wear when the temps drop into the 30s. That means it's time to sport your favorite leather jacket, your go-to suede trench, and your cozy puffer vest while you can because before you know it, you'll have to bundle up in heavier coats that are bound to cover your outfit.
Speaking of puffer vests, they're the perfect top layer for your late-fall, early-winter ensembles. Need some inspiration on exactly how to sport the piece this season? Then you're in luck because we've rounded up some of the best easy-to-copy puffer vest outfits. Read on to see the looks below then shop our edit of puffer vests to add into your cold-weather rotations ASAP.
Layer a cropped puffer vest over a sweater.
Wrap up in an oversize puffer vest.
The outerwear staple works great when styled with leggings and a sports bra.
Opt for a puffer vest in a bright hue.
Swap the shorts for track pants this winter.
Throw a belt over your puffer vest for an unexpected touch.
Dress down a silk skirt with the addition of a sleek black puffer vest.
Build your entire look around a puffer vest, sticking with pieces in a similar color.
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Try a puffer vest in a bright, sunny shade.
Lean into the patent trend with this puffer vest.
Or rock the camo craze.
This one pairs well with everything.
Great for fall hikes.
How amazing is this rainbow-striped puffer vest?
Another instant classic.
Style this oversize padded vest over a tight-fitting bodysuit.
The styling possibilities are endless.
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