There is a concept that the sleeveless puffa jacket can look a tad frumpy on us more mature women. Often associated with dog walkers and wellies, nothing wrong with that, however I think you can dress it up and wear it in town as well as the country. It is just a question of what you wear it with and the accessories.
The sleeveless puffa can be worn all the year round, as a layer under or over a jacket, or simply on it’s own.
Worn in the Spring with a T shirt and heels
These are all great looks, and I love the one with the scarf especially.
I agree…the one with the scarf is my favorite. I would have loved to see you with some color in the last one (in the spring)–maybe bright shoes or at least a colored bag!!! Jodie
Jodie I agree I think I was going through a neutral phase. Watch this space I am introducing more colour this Spring.
My favourite is the first one – love the simplicity and colours.
Very nice looks… I’m inspired!
Looks good on you but…puffy jackets are still—puffy! I would look like the Michelin Man!
You look chic, but I’m with Pcola on this one—-I’d look like a well-dressed sack of potatoes !
I share your enthusiasm for down vests. Here in western Oregon, where winters are mild, I prefer wearing a down vest rather than a coat (except when it is pouring rain or for formal occasions). In January, I purchased one in a particularly beautiful aubergine, on sale, from Eddie Bauer, and I find myself wearing it every day. I wear down vests (puffy or thinner) all year except during high summer, when it becomes too hot here, even in the evening, to do so.
Hmm, I’m usually with you on styling but have to draw the line on the sleeveless puffa! My 20 something children occaisinally turn one into a cool item but I think for the over 50’s we are deluding ourselves if we think it can ever be stylish. I wear one for gardening but never in public!!